Illinois men's basketball offers 2023 forward from New Zealand
Illinois sent an offer to 2023 power forward Tafara Gapare on Friday. He is from the class of 2023 and is originally from New Zealand.
Gapare isn’t ranked yet, but has a total of 8 offers plus the Fighting Illini per Rivals. He goes to South Kent High School in Kent, Connecticut. Gapare is listed as 6-foot-10, 185 pounds. The only other school that has offered him the B1G is Rutgers.
Gapara posted about the news from his Twitter account on Thursday evening.
I am happy to say that i have received an offer from Illinois! pic.twitter.com/sxIXj7WthF
— Tafara Gapare (@Tafara_Gapare5) May 13, 2022
Illinois MBB doesn’t have any commits from the class of 2023 yet. Gapare also has offers from Missouri, Arizona State, Fairfield, New Mexico State, Pittsburgh, and Virginia Tech.