F--- It, Sam McLaurin Is Headed To Illinois

After averaging 10 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.2 blocks during his junior year at Coastal Carolina, Sam McLaurin became a hot commodity when he announced his intent to transfer earlier this month. Baylor, Illinois, Georgia Tech, SMU and Virginia were among the host of schools who immediately expressed interest in the 6-8 power forward.

Ultimately, McLaurin made the announcement Wednesday night that he was headed to Illinois, and he chose to do so in perhaps most 2012-appropriate fashion ever: on Twitter and following a pair of words that usually precede "I'm going to Taco Bell."

McLaurin, who is eligible to play immediately next season, apologized for his language on Thursday.

Ah, over-excitement. The obvious culprit.

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