AP source: Former Illini Head signs at SMU
Former Illinois reserve Crandall Head has signed to play with
An SMU official familiar with Head’s decision said he signed his
paperwork Thursday. The official spoke on the condition of
anonymity because Head’s decision hasn’t been announced by the
The 6-4, 190-pound Head will have to sit out a year under NCAA
rules. He has two more years of eligibility.
Head follows former Illinois assistant coach Jerrance Howard to
SMU. New head coach Larry Brown hired Howard last month.
Head left the Illinois team in December after getting only
limited playing time. He averaged 1 point over nine games last
season before leaving.
The Matteson, Ill., native is the younger brother of former
Illinois standout Luther Head.