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Worst One-And-Done Player in College Basketball History is a Former Fighting Illini

Posted to College BasketballHere’s a list you don’t want to find yourself on. Bleacher Report released a list of the worst one-and-done decisions in college basketball history, and Jereme Richmond sits squarely at the top. Jereme Richmond was a four star recruit coming out of high school, but he only averaged 7.6 points and 5 rebounds per game. Richmond never set foot on an...
Via Sports Mockery
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Leron Black: Illini land highest rated recruit since Jereme Richmond

Memphis native Leron Black gave Illini Nation some really uplifting Illinois basketball news yesterday to take their minds off some really bad Illinois football news. How many times have I said over the past 20 years? Leron Black made his official UI campus visit this weekend and took in the Illini football team’s narrow victory over lowly SIU. Then he gave a verbal commitment...
Via The Sports Bank
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex Illini Jereme Richmond arrested: in other news, water is wet

I don’t know what’s harder to keep up with: Jereme Richmond legal trouble or GREATEST COLLEGE FOOTBALL RECRUIT ever Gunner Kiel tranfers. Both events happen frequently, so it’s hard to remember it all. Troubled former Illinois Mr. Basketball and Illini hoops one-and-done Jereme Richmond was sent back to jail this morning under accusations of making threats to his probation...
Via The Sports Bank
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Illini, NBA Draft bust Jereme Richmond finds “professional” team

The only McDonald’s All-American to be recruited by Bruce Weber, and the 2010 state of Illinois Mr. Basketball Jereme Richmond has finally found a place to play basketball again, in the Premier League. No, not that Premier League, the world’s finest soccer association in England. The ex-Illini forward will play for the Sauk Valley Predators in the Premier Basketball League, the...
Via The Sports Bank
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Illini Richmond to play in Premier League

Former Illinois basketball player Jereme Richmond has agreed to a contract with the Sauk Valley Predators of the Premier Basketball League as the former prep star attempts to get his career and life back on track.
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Illini Richmond placed on home detention

A Lake County court official says former University of Illinois basketball player Jereme Richmond has been placed on home detention. A court official says the 19-year-old from Waukegan was placed on detention Thursday while awaiting trial on battery and weapons charges. No trial date has been set. Richmond was required to be at home between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. as a bond condition...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss

Ex-Illini Richomd's lawyers seek to dismiss charges

Lawyers for former University of Illinois basketball player Jereme Richmond are seeking to have weapons charges against him dismissed after evidence presented in court suggested that he might not have had a gun during the confrontation that led to his arrest.
Via Chicago Breaking Sports
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Illinois' Weber: Richmond's plight a 'sad story'

Illinois coach Bruce Weber said Thursday he was concerned about Jereme Richmond's future when he decided to leave the program following his freshman season.
October 27, 2011  |  Discuss

NBA prospect arrested for failed drug test required after last arrest

Jereme Richmond was a guy on the bubble of being drafted by an NBA team last June. The Illinois product is a raw but athletic 6’7” swingman, the kind of guy a team might give a camp invite to so they can get a better look. Not likely now. He keeps shooting himself in the…
Via Pro Basketball Talk
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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