Recruiting Wrap

Recruiting Wrap

Weekend Wrap — Black keeps White Station unbeaten

Every week during the high school basketball season, recruiting blogger MATT DANIELS will give a wrap-up of how Illini commits and targets fared during the previous week's worth of games.

THE RECRUITS

Danville's Sherfield reopens recruitment

B.J. Luke can relate to what Trent Sherfield is going through.

The Danville athletic director and football coach played college football at Georgia in the 1970s.

Simeon's Williams continues development

Highlight videos can hype up a recruit like no other.

A good mixtape, set to catchy background music, can elevate a recruit in people's minds.

That's not always a good thing, though.

Harris, Pipkins two to watch

John Groce and his coaching staff are already interested in what transpires in the Chicago Public League Red-South.

That's the conference of Chicago Simeon, which Groce has used to reel in current freshmen Kendrick Nunn and Jaylon Tate, along with Class of 2015 wing commit D.J. Williams.

Weekend Wrap — Tatum keeps producing

Every week during the high school basketball season, recruiting blogger MATT DANIELS will give a wrap-up of how Illini commits and targets fared during the previous week's worth of games.

THE RECRUITS

Hospital visit stands out to Allegretti

Nick Allegretti has set foot in the Alamodome.

The Illinois recruit from Lincoln-Way East — and his fancy shoes — will get a chance to block defensive lineman, open lanes for running backs and protect his quarterback when the center plays in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday in San Antonio.

Allegretti puts best foot forward

Nick Allegretti has set foot in the Alamodome.

The Illinois recruit from Lincoln-Way East — and his fancy shoes — will get a chance to block defensive lineman, open lanes for running backs and protect his quarterback when the center plays in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday in San Antonio.

Allegretti gets sneak peek

Nick Allegretti will suit up for the East team at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in roughly 48 hours.

The center from Lincoln-Way East and incoming Illinois recruit who can sign with Tim Beckman's team on Feb. 5 has spent the past four days in San Antonio getting ready for Saturday's noon kickoff from the Alamodome.

Allegretti: 'The food has been great'

Future Illinois offensive lineman Nick Allegretti is in San Antonio this week for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.