Illinois head basketball coach John Groce announced Wednesday the signing of five student-athletes to national letters of intent. 

Those five include:  6-5 wing Malcolm Hill of the Belleville East Lancers

Two guards from Chicago Simeon H.S. – 6-3 Kendrick Nunn and 6-2 Jaylon Tate

Also: 6-10 Maverick Morgan from Ohio – and -  

6-9 Austin Colbert from New Jersey.


Illinois head coach John Groce says all five new recruits can play the attacking style:


Groce says the Illini basketball program is an easy sell to recruits:


Groce on Belleville East swingman Malcolm Hill: