Illinois gives Tilmon/Pickett release


WCIA — The University of Illinois gave 2017 Illini basketball signees Jeremiah Tilmon and Javon Pickett their formal releases from their National Letter of Intent on Tuesday.  The two players out of the Metro East asked to be released from their NLI last week, citing former head coach John Groce’s firing as the reason they wanted to reopen their recruitment.

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