Jaylon Tate rejoins Illinois after charges are dropped

The Illinois Fighting Illini are hoping to return to prominence. In order to do that, they will need everyone to put their best effort forward.. The return of guard Jaylon Tate should be a big help as well. Tate had been suspended from the team after he has been charged with misdemeanor battery for hitting a woman in March. However, those charges were dropped and athletic director...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Prosecutor: Case against Illinois' Jaylon Tate dropped

URBANA, Ill. (AP) Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor domestic battery charge against Illinois basketball player Jaylon Tate after concluding there was not enough evidence to convict him. Tate was arrested in March on suspicion of striking a woman. He pleaded not guilty. Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz said Thursday that witnesses who were at a party with Tate...
Via Associated Press
May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois star Kendrick Nunn arrested, charged with domestic battery

Junior guard Kendrick Nunn is the fourth Illinois men’s basketball player to be arrested since August, and the second to be charged with domestic battery in the last week. On Wednesday evening, Nunn allegedly pushed and struck a woman in the back of the head after an argument over money. From The News-Gazette: First Assistant State’s Attorney Steve Ziegler said Champaign police...
Via College Spun
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois' Tate pleads not guilty to striking woman

URBANA, Ill. (AP) Suspended Illinois basketball player Jaylon Tate pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor domestic battery after a weekend arrest for allegedly hitting his girlfriend. Defense attorney Tom Bruno disputed that the woman was Tate's girlfriend and said ''I don't believe he was present when it happened.'' Bruno said Tate ''had nothing to do with it.'' The attorney...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois guard arrested for allegedly punching girlfriend

University of Illinois point guard Jaylon Tate was arrested by Champaign police on Saturday after he allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face, reports the News-Gazette. Police were called by a friend of the alleged victim to an apartment at 1:40 a.m. When officers arrived, they noted she was spitting blood and had a swollen face. Officers talked to two of the woman’s friends...
Via The Comeback
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois suspends point guard Jaylon Tate after domestic battery charge

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois has suspended point guard Jaylon Tate from the team after he was charged with domestic battery.The junior from Chicago was being held Saturday in the Champaign County Jail. A bond hearing initially scheduled for Saturday was moved to Sunday. Jail records did not indicate whether he has hired an attorney. Sgt. Bruce Ramseyer told the (Champaign) News-Gazette...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois guard Tate arrested on domestic battery charge

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois point guard Jaylon Tate has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery. The junior from Chicago was being held in the Champaign County Jail on Saturday, and a bond hearing was scheduled for later Saturday. Jail records did not indicate whether he has hired an attorney. State's Attorney Julia Rietz told the (Champaign) News-Gazette...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois Guard Jaylon Tate Arrested For Domestic Battery

For the third time in a year, an Illinois basketball player has been arrested. Guard Jaylon Tate, a reserve guard for the Illini, was arrested early Saturday morning on a charge of domestic battery. STORY: #Illini point guard Jaylon Tate arrested. https://t.co/J5Os8yEZcO pic.twitter.com/gYZIGcR8lu — IlliniHQ (@IlliniHQ) March 12, 2016 The News-Gazette has more on the situation...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Dakich Got In A Twitter Argument With The Mayor Of Champaign, Illinois Over Controversial Technical Foul

The ending of this afternoon’s Illinois-Michigan State game featured a very controversial technical foul against the Illini with 33 seconds remaining. After the release of a free throw by Michigan State’s Travis Trice, Illinois’ Jaylon Tate was called for the foul while going to attempt to box out the shooter. Illinois had a 55-53 lead at the time, and wound up hanging on...
Via College Spun
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile- Jaylon Tate

  #1 Jaylon Tate Freshman Chicago, IL Chicago Simeon High School 6’3 160 lbs Point Guard   After transferring from Chicago De La Salle after Junior year, Jaylon’s National Player ranking took a hit playing with Jabari Parker(Duke), Kendrick Nunn(Illinois) among others. Tate helped lead National Power House, Simeon to a 30-3 record and their 4th straight IHSA State Championship...
Via Sports Mockery
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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