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UI Shows Interest In 2012 Minnesota Guard

Sanjay Lumpkin (Scott Burgess)

In their never-ending search for talent, Fighting Illini basketball coaches have identified a prospect from Minnesota they believe has potential as a combo guard. Sanjay Lumpkin played with the Minnesota Pump N Run team, leading his team deep into a Chicago tournament last weekend. Illinois has visited him in Minnesota over the past month.

Sanjay Lumpkin is a versatile 6'-6" combo guard with the ability to play and guard multiple positions. This is always an asset college coaches seek because he can be used the player in different lineups and roles. Illinois believes Lumpkin can be this type of player. "They like that I am a versatile guard," Lumpkin explains. "They can put me at the point if they wanted to." Illinois... Recommended Stories

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