Illinois men’s basketball assistant coach Stephen Gentry meets with the media at Ubben Basketball Complex in Champaign on Monday afternoon.

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Of the still available targets on Illinois’ recruiting board — the players that haven’t cut a list or did so and kept the Illini on it — Brad Underwood and his coaching staff are after 16 of Rivals’ top 100 recruits and four more out of the next 50.

2019 Football Schedule

Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron, 11am
Sep. 7 at UConn, 2;30pm
Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan, 11am
Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska, TBA
Oct. 5 at Minnesota, 2:30pm or 3pm
Oct. 12 vs. Michigan, TBA
Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin, 11am
Oct. 26 at Purdue, TBA
Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers, TBA
Nov. 9 at Michigan State, TBA
Nov. 23 at Iowa, TBA
Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern, TBA