Illinois lands Drake transfer and hometown kid Rayvonte Rice

By Jeff Goodman | College Basketball Insider

Illinois has picked up Drake transfer Rayvonte Rice, sources told CBSSports.

The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Rice is a Champaign native who averaged 16.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game in the Missouri Valley last season.

Rice chose Illinois over Xavier -- and has two years remaining with new Illini coach John Groce.

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