Illinois State junior forward Jon Ekey said Tuesday he will transfer to Illinois for his final season.
Illinois State received an NIT invite, but Illinois was left out on Sunday.
This season's outlook on the state of Illinois college basketball is grim
Northwestern remains No. 1 in the latest in-state college hoops rankings.
Scott Powers' Illinois college basketball rankings
Chicago Curie senior power forward Cliff Alexander, the No. 3-ranked prospect in the ESPN 100, tweeted Monday that his top five schools, in no particular order, are Illinois, DePaul, Michigan State, Kansas and Memphis.
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.
Oregon State junior point guard Ahmad Starks said Tuesday he will transfer to Illinois.
Oregon State junior point guard Ahmad Starks said Sunday he is considering transferring to Bradley or Illinois to be closer to his ailing grandmother.
Former Illinois basketball player Jereme Richmond was returned to Lake County (Ill.) Jail on Thursday after he violated terms of his probation, according to assistant state's attorney Jim Newman.
Kendrick Nunn, an ESPN 100 recruit, released Friday a list of five schools he is considering attending -- in alphabetical order, they are: Illinois, Marquette, Memphis, Ohio State and UCLA.
Jabari Parker's media exposure will be limited by his family.
Barry Hinson will be the next coach at Southern Illinois, according to a source.
Illinois senior point guard Sam Maniscalco is doubtful and junior shooting guard D.J. Richardson is questionable for Saturday's game against Nebraska.