2016-2017 Illinois Fighting Illini

2016-2017 Illinois Fighting Illini Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
13 Tracy Abrams Sr G 6-2 185 Feb 6, 1992 Chicago (IL) United States Mount Carmel High School
44 Alex Austin Sr G 6-4 185 Nov 17, 1993 Chicago (IL) United States Mount Carmel High School
12 Leron Black So SF 6-7 220 Jan 31, 1996 Memphis (TN) United States White Station High School
5 Jalen Coleman So SG 6-3 180 Jul 15, 1996 Indianapolis (IN) United States La Lumiere School
43 Michael Finke So PF 6-10 230 Apr 26, 1996 Champaign (IL) United States Centennial High School
21 Malcolm Hill Sr G 6-6 220 Oct 26, 1995 Belleville (IL) United States Belleville East High School
41 Clayton Jones Jr G 6-0 170 Sep 23, 1993 Champaign (IL) United States Champaign Central High School
23 Aaron Jordan So SG 6-5 190 May 5, 1997 Plainfield (IL) United States Plainfield East High School
45 Cameron Liss Jr F 6-6 215 May 4, 1996 Northbrook (IL) United States Glenbrook North High School
3 Te'Jon Lucas Fr G 6-0 160 - Milwaukee (WI) United States Washington High School
22 Maverick Morgan Sr C 6-10 245 Aug 28, 1994 Springboro (OH) United States Springboro High School
2 Kipper Nichols Fr SF 6-6 220 Jul 7, 1996 Lakewood (OH) United States St. Edward High School
14 Samson Oladimeji Fr G 6-4 195 - Rolling Meadows (IL) United States William Fremd High School
1 Jaylon Tate Sr G 6-3 170 Jan 16, 1995 Chicago (IL) United States Simeon Career Academy
33 Mike Thorne Sr C 6-11 270 May 17, 1993 Fayetteville (NC) United States Trinity Christian
0 D.J. Williams So SF 6-7 200 Mar 20, 1997 Chicago (IL) United States Simeon Career Academy

Illinois Transfers Sitting Out 2016-2017

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Drew Cayce So G 6-1 165 May 31, 1997 La Porte (IN) United States Creighton

2016-2017 Illinois Fighting Illini Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Abrams J. Tate M. Hill M. Finke M. Thorne
Rotation T. Lucas J. Coleman L. Black   M. Morgan
Lim PT   A. Jordan D. Williams    
Lim PT   A. Austin C. Liss    
Lim PT   S. Oladimeji      
Lim PT   C. Jones      

2016-2017 Illinois Fighting Illini Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Malcolm Hill 9 32.1 18.4 7.0 2.1 1.0 0.3 2.2
Leron Black 5 23.2 12.8 8.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 1.8
Tracy Abrams 9 26.9 11.0 2.8 2.8 1.0 0.2 1.3
Michael Finke 9 23.0 8.9 5.6 0.3 0.3 0.1 1.2
Jalen Coleman 9 21.8 7.9 2.0 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.9
Maverick Morgan 9 21.6 7.4 2.8 0.6 0.4 0.9 1.4
Mike Thorne 9 14.6 6.0 4.2 0.2 0.1 0.4 1.1
Jaylon Tate 9 21.6 4.3 1.8 4.1 0.4 0.0 2.0
Te'Jon Lucas 8 10.8 3.8 0.8 1.5 0.5 0.0 1.2
D.J. Williams 7 10.6 3.0 1.3 0.7 0.0 0.4 0.6
Aaron Jordan 9 8.8 2.0 1.0 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.2
Alex Austin 3 3.0 0.7 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Cameron Liss 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Samson Oladimeji 2 1.5 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Clayton Jones 2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Illinois Fighting Illini Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
John Groce Head Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Dustin Ford Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Jamall Walker Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Paris Parham Assistant Coach 2012-2013 N/A
Josh Whitman Athletic Director 2015-2016 Athletic Director (Washington (Mo.), 2014 to 2015)
Mark Morris Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 N/A
Paul Kowalczyk Associate Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
James Haring Video Coordinator 2016-2017 Graduate Manager (Illinois, 2015 to 2016)
Dee Brown Director of Player Development 2016-2017 N/A