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So … prepared to start out desirous about the longer term Illinois followers? I’ve bought you coated with some data on the most recent identify on the Illini’s Class of 2022 recruiting board.
The newest provide is Whitnall (Wis.) ahead Danilo Jovanovich. The 6-foot-7, 200 wing is ranked as a three-star recruit by 247Sports and has different gives from Western Illinois and UIC from final summer season.
— Danilo Jovanovich (@Daniloj03) April 2, 2021
Jovanovich was named participant of the 12 months within the Woodland East Convention and in addition earned honorable point out all-state honors from the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Affiliation. Jovanovich helped Whitnall go 15-6 this previous season and averaged 22 factors, 7.2 rebounds and a couple of.4 assists whereas capturing 68.4 p.c general, 34.8 p.c from three-point vary (on pretty restricted makes an attempt) and 70.3 p.c on the free throw line.
Illinois has now provided 21 wings within the Class of 2022 and has a dedication from three-star guard Reggie Bass. Gradey Dick (Kansas) and Isaac McKneely (Virginia) are additionally off the board.