April 11, 2007

Q makes it official

The Fighting Illini signed the fourth member of their 2007 recruiting class on Wednesday afternoon, as Compton (Cal.) Dominguez's 6-foot-4 guard Quinton Watkins faxed his letter of intent to the University of Illinois.

Watkins verbally committed to Illinois in January, but was unable to sign until the beginning of the spring signing period. He will take his official visit to Illinois later this spring.

Illinois still has one more scholarship to give, and speculation centers on JUCO forward Rodney Alexander of Redlands (Okla.) Community College. The Benton Harbor (Mich.) native is expected to visit Tennessee this weekend and make a decision on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week.

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