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NextName signs Illinois men’s basketball team to NIL deals

Illinois Mens basketball

Pete Nakos • 10/18/22 Illinois men’s basketball has entered the NFT space. The entire Fighting Illini team has inked NIL deals with NextName, a company that creates digital collectibles. The men’s basketball program is not the first Illinois team to sign with NextName. The Fighting Illini football, women’s volleyball, women’s soccer and men’s and women’s […]

Two Naperville college athletes sign with NextName

Illinois Womens Volleyball Classic Team Token

Now, fans can support them directly with unique digital collectibles Ann Pitcher, patch.com Naperville residents and University of Illinois volleyball players Sophie Gregus and Caroline Barnes have jumped into the new NIL space by officially signing a ‘name, image, likeness’ (NIL) deal with NextName. NextName offers fans the opportunity to support them through the sale […]

University of Illinois Men’s Basketball Team Signs with NextName

Platform allows fans to support individual players or the entire team Chicago, IL, October 20, 2022 – Being a fan of Illini men’s basketball just got a lot more interesting. The entire Illini basketball team has signed up with NextName to sell their digital collectibles. Fighting Illini fans can now purchase digital collectibles, also known […]

Orland Park’s Bianca May Signs NIL Deal

New site allows fans to support her volleyball career Chicago, IL, October 6, 2022 – Orland Park resident and University of Illinois volleyball setter Bianca May has jumped into the NIL space by officially signing a ‘name, image, likeness’ (NIL) deal with NextName. NextName offers fans the opportunity to support her through the sale of […]

Fox River Grove’s Ashley Prell Signs NIL Deal

Ashley Prell X Series

New site allows fans to support her soccer career Chicago, IL, September 29, 2022 – Fox River Grove resident and University of Illinois soccer forward Ashley Prell has scored by officially signing a ‘name, image, likeness’ (NIL) deal with NextName. NextName offers fans the opportunity to support her through the sale of her personal digital […]