Illini offers big man with major interest Ernest Udeh Jr.

By Kedric Prince – IlliniGuys.com Director of Recruiting

June 23, 2021

Illinois fans were somewhat spoiled to have a giant in the middle for two years in Kofi Cockburn. But unfortunately, this is not the NBA; you get four years maximum, the show must go on, as they say.

With that said, the Illini are hot after big man Ernest Udeh Jr.

Udeh, a 6-foot-10, 210-pound center from Orlando, Florida, has Illinois’ attention, wanting to add to the 2022 big man who carries a 4.0 GPA in the classroom.

"I was really glad to get the . . .

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