Dee Brown

John Groce. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini’s Groce Burning Up The Recruiting Trail

They say where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

670 The Score–09/05/2013

Brandon Paul. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Illini Ranked No. 10 Nationally

It’s early, but so far, new Illini basketball coach John Groce seems to be the answer at Illinois.

670 The Score–12/10/2012

Bruce Weber

Wisch: There’s No ‘Magic Bullet’ Hire For Illini Basketball

What a big chunk of the Illinois fan base often fails to acknowledge is that Illinois basketball isn’t quite the elite program that many like to imagine it to be.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012

Brandon Paul. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Trio Showing Shades Of Dee, Deron And Luther

D.J. Richardson, Brandon Paul and Joseph Bertrand are beginning to look a bit like Dee Brown, Deron Williams and Luther Head did back in 2003-04.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Bruce Weber

Wisch: The Truth About Illinois Basketball

Frustrated Illini basketball fans don’t want to hear it. Frantic Bruce Weber critics don’t want to hear it. And, heck, to be honest, I don’t really want to hear it, either.


Xavier Silas

Northern Illinois Falls Short In OT To Bowling Green

The Huskies exploded in the second half to push the game into overtime. Northern Illinois was determined, but Bowling Green managed to finish the game three points ahead.