After one and a half seasons with the Illini, Head announced on Twitter that he’ll follow former assistant coach Jerrance Howard to SMU.
It was seven years ago today that the Illinois men’s basketball team orchestrated the come back of the decade when they erased a 15-point deficit to defeat the Wildcats and advance to the Final Four.
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.
Illinois has suspended sophomore guard Crandall Head for four games over an unspecified violation of team rules.
Bruce Weber just got back from a 10-day tour of Italy with his basketball team. Jereme Richmond, meanwhile, recently got done with a four-night stint in the Lake County Jail with well, a bunch of guys I likely want to know nothing about.