Al Pinkins - Potential Assistant Coach - Recruiting Spotlight

Connor Cagley, IlliniGuys Basketball Writer

After the hiring of Chester Frazier to one of the open Illini assistant coaching positions, one coaching position is still open, for now. As of late Friday night, there are rumors of who is "in" the mix and who is "not in" the mix.

At first it looked like Kimani Young was the favorite, but like recruiting, hiring is fluid. The tides may have turned, leaving Al Pinkins of Florida as the new leader. Or maybe not. Only time will tell.

Taking the role of the national recruiter on this staff will be . . .

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