November 23, 2006

Illini land 2010 prospect

Recruiting seems to start earlier and earlier each year, and the Illinois Fighting Illini got an early start on the class of 2010 last night with the verbal of the top player in the class of 2010, Jereme Richmond. Richmond made it a Happy Thanksgiving for Illinois coaching staff and fans.

Richmond, a freshman at Winnetka's North Shore Country Day (Ill.) High School, has been down to the Illinois campus twice this fall for unofficial visits, and Illinois Head Coach Bruce Weber watched Richmond practice yesterday. Jereme Richmond verbally committed to Illinois last night according to his father Bill.

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