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Jereme Richmond Is A Man Of His Word

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Three years ago, a high school freshman shook up the college basketball status quo by announcing for the University of Illinois after just one varsity game. Illini fans were excited but leery, having just experienced the loss of a star play who had committed early but changed his mind at the last minute. Today, Jereme Richmond made his decision official.

Today Illinois basketball coach Bruce Weber received the signed tender signifying that Waukegan star Jereme Richmond would attend the UI next fall. It was an exciting day but also a relief for both. Richmond is the 6'-6" manchild with fluid athleticism, a deft shooting touch and the court awareness to set up teammates with accurate passes. One might call his style that of a point forward. He...

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