Chicago Curie High School power forward Cliff Alexander, ESPN's No. 2-ranked junior prospect, announced a list of 10 schools he's considering on Friday.
Chicago Whitney Young High School center Jahlil Okafor, ESPN's No. 1-ranked junior, announced Wednesday a list of eight schools he's still considering in his recruitment.
Jabari Parker's list of favorites excludes Illinois.
Ohio high school junior center Maverick Morgan committed to Illinois on Wednesday.
Drake shooting guard Rayvonte Rice announced Wednesday he will transfer to Illinois.
Bruce Pearl has apologized to Jimmy Collins for an incident in the 1980s.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and two of his assistant watched ESPN's top-ranked junior Jabari Parker at Simeon on Chicago's South Side on Tuesday.
Naperville North senior quarterback Matt LaCosse committed to Illinois on Monday night, his high school coach Sean Drendel confirmed.
Class of 2011 small forward Devin Langford said Sunday he will officially commit to Illinois around noon on Monday afternoon.
The Illini's Demetri McCamey and Ohio State's Evan Turner are the Big Ten players of week.