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Illini land top-flight basketball recruit Trent Frazier

Illinois’ recruiting class continues to grow stronger. Four-star point guard Trent Frazier orally committed to the Illini on Sunday, according to recruiting web sites.  Frazier, who is from West Palm Beach, Fla., ranks as the 20th best point guard in the nation, according to the 247sports.com composite...

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