The first recruiting class for Cuonzo Martin continues to grow and continues to gain national attention. On Monday, East St. Louis standout Jeremiah Tilmon signed a Financial Aid Agreement to join the Tigers next season.
Tilmon is a 6-10 250 pound center, ranked as the 35th best prospect in the Class of 2017. He had originally signed with Illinois but asked out of his letter of intent after John Groce was let go and replaced by Brad Underwood.
Tilmon is the 5th member of Martin's recrutiing class, that ranks in the top ten in county. Tilmon joins Michael Porter, Jr, (the nation's top prospect), Blake Harris, CJ Roberts and Kassius Robertson (a graduate transfer) in the class.