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Simeon Star Kendrick Nunn Visits Illini

Kendrick Nunn (Jack Lyman)

The Fighting Illini basketball team not only began a new season in style with a win over Loyola last night, it also hosted one of the top 2013 prospects in the country. Kendrick Nunn and his dad Melvin paid an unofficial visit to the school. Nunn is part of a Chicago Simeon team ranked #1 in the country. The combo guard is a high priority for the Illini.

Kendrick Nunn has made tremendous progress as a basketball player. Always known for his explosive athleticism and outside shooting prowess, he has worked hard to become a complete player. "I've been working in the off season and the summer. I've been working throughout the summer on my ball handling and my right hand, crossover. It's coming along pretty well." Once known as a lefty-only...

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