Lou Henson

The court of the State Farm Center at the University of Illinois (Statefarmcenter.com)

Illinois Honors Lou Henson, Names Court For Former Basketball Coach

The honor is one that Henson’s supporters have long pushed for. And it comes as the 83-year-old Henson deals what he has called pre-leukemia.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2015

Bruce Weber. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Was Weber’s 9-Year Run Really The ‘Best’ At Illinois?

Bruce Weber isn’t on the sidelines in Champaign any longer. But that hardly means the guy can’t still stir up the Illini faithful.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2013

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