Kendall Brown, a five-star wing prospect out of the 2021 college basketball recruiting class, has been offered a scholarship by the Illinois Fighting Illini.
This news was relayed on the mean streets of Twitter by Stockrisers and Rivals reporter Jake Weingarten, who also mentioned the program was one of the first teams to reach out to him. For those unaware, at midnight on June 15, it became legal for coaches to begin direct contact with players from the 2021 recruitment cycle. In turn, there’s been a lot of activity over the last few hours.
Almost every quality program in the country is attempting to lure the youngster to their campus. Given how highly most think of his skills, fully expect more offers, visits and news to start flooding the college basketball community regarding the young man over the next couple of years.
As for how people view Kendall Brown, not only do most reputable recruiting service outlets have him pegged as a five-star caliber player, but most tend to agree he’s one of the 20 (or so) best players in the entire 2021 recruiting class. Some do have him slotted as a higher end four-star player.
Nevertheless, an important season is coming up for the Illinois Fighting Illini. A good showing can help lure future top prospects to the program. Otherwise, not so much.
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