Illinois assistant coach Jamall Walker has received a two-game tournament suspension and a public reprimand from the Division I men's basketball committee for his misconduct following the Illini's loss to Miami in the NCAA tournament last season.
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.
Jabari Parker's media exposure will be limited by his family.
The family of Jabari Parker, who is the nation's top-ranked junior out of Chicago's Simeon Career Academy, is unsure if Illinois will remain among his college choices if coach Bruce Weber is fired.
Former Illinois guard Crandall Head said Friday he plans to enroll into a Chicago-area junior college for the current semester and transfer to DePaul in the fall.
Crete-Monee guard Michael Orris committed to play his college ball at Illinois.
UNLV coach Lon Kruger says facing his former Illini team is "a little weird".
Illinois gets the No. 9 seed in the NCAA tournament, and will face UNLV in Southwest Regional game on Friday.
Chicago's college basketball coaches would support a local invitational.
De La Salle senior forward Mike Shaw announced on his Twitter account Monday night that he will make his college commitment at a news conference on Thursday.
Rock Island's Chasson Randle narrowed his college choices to Illinois, Purdue and Stanford.
Illinois juniors Mike Davis and Demetri McCamey have been invited to work out for the Portland Trail Blazers on May 7.
Illinois assistant coach isn't letting the tournament get in the way of recruiting.
The Illini have been frustratingly inconsistent this season.