Grandison officially joins Illinois


CHAMPAIGN (WCIA) — Illinois basketball officially added another player to its 2019-2020 roster on Monday. Holy Cross transfer wing Jacob Grandison will sit out this upcoming season and have two years of eligibility with the Illini.

Grandison is a 6-foot-6, 200-pound wing who played the past two seasons at Holy Cross. He started all 33 games as a sophomore, leading the Crusaders and ranking 11th in the Patriot League in scoring at 13.9 points per game, to go along with averages of 5.0 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.1 steals. He also led Holy Cross with 69 three-pointers on the year, with the average of 2.1 treys per game ranking eighth in the Patriot.

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