Quentin Snider de-committed from his hometown Louisville Cardinals and had chosen the Illinois Fighting Illini over UCLA. So Steve Alford lost a big name recruit. COULDN’T HAVE HAPPENED TO A NICER GUY *sarcasm
This was once another big commitment for Illinois and coach John Groce as Louisville Ballard product Quentin Snider is headed to Champaign. The 6-1 point guard would give the Illini a true point to complement Tracy Abrams, possibly moving Abrams off the ball.
Instead Quentin Snider pulled an Eric Gordon on the Fighting Illini. Doing his best impersonation of Gunner Kiel when it comes to college choice decision making.
Quentin Snider is ranked #31 overall in the 2014 class by Rivals.
Snider returned to his hometown Louisville Cardinals simply because of playing time. Jaquan Lyle de-committed to Rick Pitino, so that opened up a point guard spot. The decent, quick start for Jaylon Tate, and the presence of Tracy Abrams probably contributed to Quentin Snider leaving. He’ll still ...