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Martez Wilson

‘Hard Work Paid Off’ For Martez Wilson At Combine

Martez Wilson is among three former Fighting Illini players expected to be taken high in the NFL Draft. Unlike his former teammates, Wilson needed a big combine to solidify himself in the NFL Draft.

670 The Score–03/04/2011

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.

03/02/2011

Bruce Weber

Wisch: Weber Pushes Right Buttons, Illini Push Forward

So, maybe this Bruce Weber guy can coach a little, after all. And perhaps Illini basketball isn’t dead just yet.

02/11/2011

Demetri McCamey

Wisch: Why Tonight Isn’t Do or Die For The Illini

Well, tonight is it for Illinois basketball. At least, if you ask Mike Tisdale.

02/10/2011

Demetri McCamey

McCamey Named Finalist For Bob Cousy Award

The Fighting Illini’s Demetri McCamey has been named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award for the nation’s best point guard.

02/07/2011

Bruce Weber

Wisch: Is Bruce Weber Over-Coaching The Illini?

The State of Illinois is caught in a blizzard. And the state of Illinois basketball is caught in a bind.
So … which one digs itself out first?

02/02/2011

Demetri McCamey

Wisconsin Escapes Illinois

Illinois was hoping to get their third straight win over Wisconsin Saturday, but the Badgers stayed ahead. Illinois lost by ten points in their second loss in a row.

01/15/2011

Mikel Leshoure

Leshoure Officially Declares For NFL Draft

Yesterday, the news broke that linebacker Martez Wilson would be declaring for the NFL Draft. Now it appears his teammate Mikel Leshoure will be joining him.

01/11/2011

Martez Wilson

Report: Martez Wilson Headed To NFL, More Illini To Follow?

According to a report, Illinois junior line backer Martez Wilson will declare for the NFL Draft.

01/10/2011

Ron Zook

Wisch: One Illini Bowl Game Is Not Enough

Well, I’m back from the Texas Bowl and you can color me orange. And impressed.

01/01/2011

Ron Zook

Wisch: Is Ron Zook’s Job At Illinois Secure?

As a University of Illinois season ticket holder, I’ve watched a lot of Ron Zook football during the past six years. Most of it bad.

12/29/2010

Pat Fitzgerald

Wisch: Get To Know The Big Ten’s Bowl Opponents

Christmas is over. New Year’s is looming. And in between this week the Big Ten gets its bowl season rolling.

12/28/2010

Nathan Scheelhaase

Bowl Preview: Illini Ready For Bears

It’s been a streaky season for the Illini. And as much as the Illini would like to cap their up and down season, the dynamic Baylor offense could stand in their way.

12/25/2010

Mike Tisdale

Wisch: Did Mike Tisdale’s Foul Need To Be Called Intentional?

Merry Christmas, Illini Nation. Bah, humbug. For Illinois basketball fans, there are few – if any – things worse than losing to Missouri in the annual Braggin’ Rights battle.

12/23/2010

Demetri McCamey

Wisch: Illini’s D-Mac At Least As Good As D-Will

They both played high school ball on a team with a more glamorous teammate (Bracey Wright and Evan Turner). Each entered college with a ton of talent – and probably a few too many pounds. But one worked his way into shape, led his team to the national championship game and became a first-round NBA pick.

12/11/2010

Demetri McCamey

Illini Men Play With Women’s Ball For Seven Minutes

From his first shot, Demetri McCamey knew something was wrong. The ball just didn’t feel right.

12/09/2010

Pat Fitzgerald

Hoge: An Early Look At The Big Ten Bowl Games

Adam Hoge breaks down the eight bowl games involving Big Ten teams this season.

670 The Score–12/06/2010

John Shurna

Muller: Wildcats And Illini Are Impressive In Blowout Wins

With the Big Ten Conference winning the Big Ten/ACC Challenge for the first time in eleven tries last season, both Illinois and Northwestern looked to do their part this year in ensuring that conference bragging rights would stay in the Midwest for at least one more year.

12/01/2010

Mikel Leshoure

Wisch: Why Would Leshoure Return? Here’s A Reason

Mikel Leshoure has officially arrived. So, does that also mean he’s already gone?

11/25/2010

Ron Zook

Muller: Zook Has His Day… And Possibly His Job

The happiest man in Chicago this past Saturday had to be The University of Illinois Head Football Coach Ron Zook. Could you blame him?

11/22/2010

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