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
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
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
Lim PT   T. Abrams L. Black M. Finke M. Thorne
Lim PT   M. Hill D. Williams   M. Morgan
Lim PT   J. Coleman C. Liss    
Lim PT   A. Austin      

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