Sam Maniscalco

Sam Maniscalco. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Need To Solve Their Point Guard Problem

After yet another unhappy night in Happy Valley, the Illinois basketball program is at a crossroads.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2012

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Illinois Defeats Maryland 71-62

Sam Maniscalco scored 24 points, Brandon Paul had 17 and undefeated Illinois pulled away to a 71-62 victory over Maryland on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.


Bruce Weber

Illinois Routs Chicago State 90-43

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Bruce Weber has sought meaningful minutes for his mostly inexperienced bench, and he finally got his wish in Sunday’s 90-43 win over Chicago State. Illinois (6-0) jumped to a […]


Bruce Weber

Leonard Lifts Illini By Richmond 70-61 In Cancun

Meyers Leonard had a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds as Illinois defeated Richmond 70-61 on Tuesday night in the Cancun Challenge.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011