The University of Illinois has one of the top basketball program in the country. New Jersey Nets PG Deron Williams played his college ball there, and back in 2005, the Fighting Illini made it to the NCAA championship game, losing out to North Carolina. They've made the Sweet 16 numerous times, and they always recruit well. Bringing in top talent keeps them competitive in the Big Ten and nationally.
In an ongoing series at STACK Basketball, we look at some of America's best programs and offer advice to high school athletes looking to leap to the next level of competition.
In our first installment, Syracuse head men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim shared his insights on Syracuse Basketball recruiting. We followed this up—at College Basketball Recruiting Series: University of Kansas—with tips from Jayhawks head coach Bill Self on how to get noticed by the right programs.
For tips from the Illinois Fighting Illini's coaching staff, check out College Basketball Recruiting Series: Illinois Fighting Illini.
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