August 7, 2012

2015 Forward Likes Illini

One of the keys for John Groce early on was to get involved with some of the younger players in the state of Illinois, especially in the class of 2015 where Illinois is expected to have numerous scholarships to give. One player they targeted early is Chicago Simeon wing DJ Williams, and Williams likes the attention.

The 6'5 wing has shown off a more rounded game this summer, hitting some shots from behind the arc, putting it on the floor and of course finishing at the rim. The expansion of his perimeter game has college looking at him as an even better prospect and he has a few new suitors following the July period.

"I've heard from Marquette and Michigan State has been calling me," Williams said. "Last month I got an offer from Illinois."

The offer from Illinois came following a campus visit for Williams that he enjoyed.

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