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4-Star Point Guard Te'Jon Lucas Commits To Illinois

Illinois basketball's 2015 class ranked No. 2 in the Big Ten and No. 17 nationally, per 247Sports, and John Groce is trying to keep that momentum going into 2016. Milwaukee point guard Te'Jon Lucas, a four-star player on Scout, is the first 2016 player to commit to the Illini. 

">@too_smoove23 chooses University of Illinois. Big Ten pic.twitter.com/4x1N1H1FjA

— nbthoops (@nbthoops)

Te'Jon Lucas @too_smoove23 chooses University of Illinois. Big Ten pic.twitter.com/4x1N1H1FjA

— nbthoops (@nbthoops) September 16, 2015

">September 16, 2015

Scout ranks Lucas as the No. 27 point guard in the class. The 6-foot guard chose Illinois over Memphis, Old Dominion, USC, and others.