Trail Blazers Pick Illinois Center Meyers Leonard Leonard averaged 13.6 points and 8.2 rebounds per game as a sophomore last season before declaring early for the draft.
Fighting Illini's Meyers Leonard Declares For NBA Illinois sophomore center Meyers Leonard has announced he will declare for the 2012 NBA draft.
Muller: Illini Players Need To Be Held AccountableWhile he may likely lose his job after this season, Weber is not the only problem at Assembly Hall.
Illinois Beats Iowa, Ends 6-Game Losing StreakIllinois' Meyers Leonard delivered 22 points and 14 rebounds in a 65-54 win over Iowa that ended the streak.
Illini Drop Sixth Straight With 83-67 Loss To No. 8 BuckeyesDeshaun Thomas scored 19 points and No. 8 Ohio State regained its shooting touch, rolling over Illinois 83-67 on Tuesday night to remain in the thick of the Big Ten race.
Illini Lose Again, 70-61 At No. 22 MichiganTim Hardaway Jr. scored 15 points and Evan Smotrycz added 13, helping No. 22 Michigan remain unbeaten at home with a 70-61 win over Illinois on Sunday.
Northwestern Holds Off Illinois 74-70Northwestern's formula for Sunday's 74-70 win against Illinois was a familiar one: stick to a guard-heavy six-man rotation, and hit open shots.
Wisconsin Downs No. 22 Illinois 67-63Jordan Taylor scored 19 points and Jared Berggren added 18 to help Wisconsin upset No. 22 Illinois 67-63 on Sunday.
Paul's 43 Leads Illini Past Ohio State, 79-74 Brandon Paul scored a career-high 43 points including, a 3-pointer with less than a minute to play, to help Illinois upset No. 5 Ohio State 79-74 on Tuesday night.
Illinois Rallies, Holds On Vs. Northwestern 57-56Myke Henry made one of two free throws with 6 seconds left and Meyers Leonard blocked a shot just before the buzzer as Illinois pulled out a 57-56 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night.
Illinois Holds Off Minnesota 81-72 In Double OTBrandon Paul scored a breakaway dunk that put Illinois ahead in double overtime and Meyers Leonard hit the layup that sealed an 81-72 victory over Minnesota in a Big Ten opener Tuesday night.
Illini's Leonard Named Big Ten Player Of The WeekIllinois sophomore center Meyers Leonard was named Big Ten Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.