The Fighting Illini basketball team added three promising freshmen to its roster when fall practice began. Jereme Richmond and Meyers Leonard figured to receive consistent playing time, while Crandall Head's time depended on his full recovery from knee surgery. Head sat most of the year, but he got his first start at Ohio State.
February 28, 2011
The Fighting Illini basketball team boasts three outstanding freshman prospects. All received national recognition in high school, although Crandall Head was set back due to changing high schools and then a torn ACL. It was uncertain whether he would be healed and ready to help the Illini this year, but he is making outstanding progress.
November 26, 2010
The Shootout At The Hall Saturday at the Assembly Hall brought together a number excellent high school teams and a some outstanding basketball players. One of those performers was Crandall Head, a nationally prominent 5-star athlete in the class of 2010. The Illini commitment showed his multiple skills while helping his Crane Tech team squeak by Peoria Central.
December 14, 2008