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Point Guard Michael Orris Makes It Official

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After bringing in a huge class last year, the Fighting Illini basketball team had only one scholarship available for this signing period. They gave it to Crete-Monee point guard Michael Orris, who made it official today. Orris provides needed depth at his position and is excited for the opportunity.

Illinois signed Michael Orris to a scholarship today. The 6'-2", 180 pounder still has another year at Crete-Monee High School, but he would come to college now if he could. "It feels great. A lot of people say it's a weight off your shoulders. I guess it is, but at the same time I'm excited. I've been down here a lot and got to see how they do things and be with the guys. I feel like I...

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