The Illinois Fighting Illini basketball program is always trying to recruit the best players, and it has its eyes set on freshman guard Prentiss Nixon.

“I’ve been here for five years and we’ve never had a freshman on varsity,” Brost said. “That being said, he is very talented and skilled…We’re going to push him like we push the other guys to improve each practice. When that happens, the sky’s the limit for him.”…