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Ibrahima Djimde commits to Illini

Updated: May 8, 2011, 3:39 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Class of 2011 center Ibrahima Djimde has committed to Illinois.

Djimde, a 6-foot-8, 240-pound center, chose the Illini over Old Dominion. Djimde, who is originally from Mali, attended Huntington Prep in West Virginia last season and averaged 10 points and eight rebounds.

"He called Coach [Bruce] Weber and let him know," Huntington Prep coach Rob Fulford said on Sunday morning. "Those kids come here from basically nothing, and you look at what Illinois has to offer. He really had a ...

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