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Tyler Griffey Expected To Contribute Early

The three freshman guards on the upcoming Illini basketball team have gotten major media play since their commitments almost two years ago. They are all from the state of Illinois and have outstanding repuations. But their new classmate Tyler Griffey would have received just as much attention if the St. Louisan was better known locally.

All four Illinois freshmen basketball players are impressive on and off the court. They are all articulate, intelligent, personable, and highly motivated to achieve success in college. And they are outstanding basketball players. Forward Tyler Griffey demonstrated versatility and advanced ball skills for the media in recent pickup games on campus. The graduate of Lafayette High School in St...

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