A published report says Illini basketball coach Bruce Weber may be looking to leave for Oklahoma.
This is the risk you run when you recruit eighth-graders.
Mike Davis tied his season high with 22 points, Demetri McCamey added 17 points and seven assists and Illinois dominated UNLV 73-62.
Mikel Leshoure worked nonstop to prepare for the NFL Combine, and that hard work payed off. Now Leshoure is a day away from his pro day, and another chance to impress the NFL scouts and coaches.
It’s filled with potential potholes and a bunch of hazard cones (orange ones, of course), and the only exit ramp off it leads straight back to Champaign.
When the Fighting Illini seniors look back on their four years of college basketball, some of their fondest memories will be of their hoarse-throated coach Bruce Weber and his temper.
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.
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.
So, maybe this Bruce Weber guy can coach a little, after all. And perhaps Illini basketball isn’t dead just yet.
Well, tonight is it for Illinois basketball. At least, if you ask Mike Tisdale.
The Fighting Illini’s Demetri McCamey has been named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award for the nation’s best point guard.
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?
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.
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.
According to a report, Illinois junior line backer Martez Wilson will declare for the NFL Draft.
Well, I’m back from the Texas Bowl and you can color me orange. And impressed.
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.
Christmas is over. New Year’s is looming. And in between this week the Big Ten gets its bowl season rolling.
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.
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.