John Groce has Illinois in it to the end so often that he’ll soon land a big fish.
Derrick Rose scored four points on 2-of-9 shooting.
Derrick Rose scored three points on 1-of-6 shooting in 16-plus minutes.
Derrick Rose’s stat line Tuesday: three points on 0-for-3 shooting and three turnovers.
“If he needs down time, this is a good time for it,” Jerry Colangelo says.
“That adversity, I think, has made him a lot stronger,” Tom Thibodeau says.
Practice resumes on Aug. 14 in Chicago.
Illini fans can only hope that the next great prep star will stay home in college.
This is an intriguing hypothetical exercise.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports many people with jobs that provide health benefits already could be disappointed by what they find.
Remarkably, for the third year in a row, the Windy City is home to the No. 1 high school basketball player in America, with rising Whitney Young senior Jahlil Okafor following in the large footsteps of prior Public League phenoms Jabari Parker (2013) and Anthony Davis (2012).
Luol Deng scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls snapped a two-game skid with a 96-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.
Anthony Davis has a left ankle sprain that must be evaluated later this week before he can practice with the U.S. team.
The New Orleans Hornets have selected Kentucky forward Anthony Davis with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
CBS Sports Network analyst and former first-round pick Wally Szczerbiak joined CBS Local Sports to give perspective as to what the prospects are going through on the biggest night of their basketball lives.
Chicago’s Anthony Davis is a freshman phenom at Kentucky. He’ll be on college basketball’s biggest stage at this weekend’s Final Four, and it’s an incredible story for a South Side kid who was unknown from an unheard of school before an unbelievable growth spurt.
Kentucky is taking its highlight show back to the Big Easy. With an NBA-like display from a young team filled with future pros, top-seeded Wildcats advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row with a 82-70 blitzing of Baylor in the South Regional final on Sunday.
Kentucky forward Anthony Davis is the best player in college basketball. He also sports a unibrow. So could he make it cool?