Eastern Illinois will earn the skills of a three-star rated point-guard, according to multiple sources. JUCO standout A.J. Riley has verbally committed to join the Panthers starting next year. Riley was rated three-stars as a high school senior by Scout, ESPN, and Rivals.
The 6’4 Riley is currently is a sophomore at John A. Logan junior college in Carterville, Illinois. As a freshman last season he averaged 7.8 and 1.9 assists.
Riley played three years of high-school ball about two hours north of Charleston, in Peoria, Illinois.
The guard can officially commit during the November signing season.