After bad news on the recruiting front Wednesday, the Illini received some real bad news regarding the upcoming season Thursday.
A former member of the Mount Carmel Caravan will look to join the Fighting Illini basketball team.
After getting run out of the building in a blowout loss to Michigan 10 days ago, the Illini knew what they had to do in the rematch Friday. And they did it.
The story during the Illini’s strong finish to the regular season was freshman Kendrick Nunn.
Here's a strong comparison: Kendrick Nunn and Victor Oladipo.