The next Dee Brown?
Is this the picture of the next Dee Brown? Mark Tupper interviewed Sherron Collins at the Nike All-America Camp in Indianapolis on Thursday and thinks that just might happen
. This "must have" recruit for the Illinois Fighting Illini said he will have a list of schools next month and when asked where Illinois fit on the list, Collins replied "They fit at the top
There is a long line of coaches
after Collins, including Bill Self at Kansas. Eric Bossi at Phog.net
wrote a glowing review of Collins' play at the Nike Camp. Gregg Doyel of CBS Sportsline.com wrote Collins is emerging as a challenger to North Carolina recruit Tywon Lawson as the best point guard in the Class of 2006
. Collins is the top-rated prep prospect in Illinois and ranked No. 11 nationally by Scout.com
This would be another huge recruiting win for Bruce Weber and , according to Tupper, it might lead to others. Chicago Simeon's Derrick Rose said a commitment from Collins might improve his chances of picking Illinois
Add these good pieces of news to the recently committed Brian Carlwell
, and Illinois basketball recruiting looks poised to build on their historic run to the Final Four.