Number two scorer in Illinois Basketball history Kiwane Garris highlights the lineup for Saturday’s Illini Legends Charity Basketball Game. Proceeds from the event will benefit Harmony Playground, an all-inclusive park coming to Effingham. The game will be played at 1:00pm at the Workman Sports Complex.
Along with Garris, the Illini team will include current assistant basketball coach Paris Parham, Illini football player Les Poole, former Illini track standout Darlene Tulua, Chicago Bliss legend Jamie Barwick, and former world record hurdler and Philadelphia Eagle Reggie Torian.
Elite Athletes Chicago, Inc. will be bringing autographed memorabilia from your favorite Bears, Cardinals, Cubs, Packers, and more. There will also be food for sale from “Lickin my Chicken & Pullin my Pork.” Attendees can receive autographs and pictures with the Illini alumni from 4:00pm-5:00pm. Entry is $10.