Illinois Opens With Win Over UC-IrvineReserve Brandon Paul scored all of his 18 points on 3-pointers to lead No. 13 Illinois to a 79-65 season-opening win over UC-Irvine on Monday night in the opening round of the 2K Sports Classic.
Illini Open Season With High Hopes, And AnteatersIllinois is returning all five starters from last year's team. Tonight, they start their season with UC Irivine as part of the 2K Sports Classic and with high hopes for championship run.
Weber Optimistic Illini Could Be 'Very, Very Good'