Damonte decides to go for 5

By Larry Smith/IlliniGuys.com

April 28, 2021

In a move that's been expected since the end of the season, Da'Monte Williams officially announced that he will return for a 5th season on the Fighting Illini basketball team.

The Peoria native and son of Illini legend Frank Williams made the announcement on Instagram Wednesday afternoon.  He was almost upstaged by teammate and classmate Trent Frazier, who seemed to allude to Williams' return in an interview with NCAA.com's Andy Katz a few days ago.

Williams gives coach Brad Underwood another veteran on a roster that's loaded . . .

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