Illinois Drops Lead To MichiganIllinois had an 11 point lead at the half in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinal Friday. Then Michigan stormed ahead and claimed the lead and Illinois couldn't hang on.
Illinois Gets Revenge, Crushes Indiana 72-48The Fighting Illini got revenge for an earlier defeat at the hands of the Hoosiers and improved their chances for an NCAA tournament bid on Saturday by dominating Indiana 72-48 in Champaign.
Last Chance For Fighting IlliniWhen the Fighting Illini seniors look back on their four years of college basketball, some of their fondest memories will be of their hoarse-throated coach Bruce Weber and his temper.
Thompson: Illinois Is Missing 'It'That ‘it’ is the toughness, leadership and fight that has been absent all season for the Fighting Illini. Tuesday night’s 89-70 loss to Ohio State was another example of ‘it’ not being there.
Illinois Hangs On For Win Against MichiganIllinois started strong when facing Michigan Wednesday night. When it came to the second half, coach Bruce Weber was getting nervous. Michigan had a strong push and the Illini only barely won.
Wisch: Weber Pushes Right Buttons, Illini Push ForwardSo, maybe this Bruce Weber guy can coach a little, after all. And perhaps Illini basketball isn’t dead just yet.
Illini Losing Edge, Looks For ToughnessThe Illinois Fighting Illini started the season strong, but has recently lost their edge. Coach Bruce Weber knows the talent is their, all that seems to be missing is some leadership and toughness in his players.
McCamey Named Finalist For Bob Cousy AwardThe Fighting Illini's Demetri McCamey has been named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award for the nation's best point guard.