Illini Pick Up First Recruit for 2013

Jalen James, a 6-foot-3 point guard from Chicago Hope, has given a verbal commitment to Illinois.

Illinois received its first verbal commitment from a member of the 2013 basketball class today. Jalen James, a junior at Chicago Hope High School, committed tonight after being offered a scholarship following the UI basketball team camp confirms Illinois Wolves coach Mike Mullins. James has already received attention from several other DI schools including Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, and Missouri. You can check out James’ profile here.


Topics: Bruce Weber, Illinois, Illinois Basketball, Jalen James

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