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Michigan Wolverines Being Ranked No. 9 In Coaches Poll Is Right Where They Belong
The Michigan Wolverines are losing some key players from last year’s team, but they will still have plenty of talent. The preseason rankings are out and the Wolverines are being ranked No. 9 in the USA Today Coaches Poll and [...]
Oregon Ducks Need to Slow Down on Offense
For some teams, transition basketball is the way to live. For others, like the Oregon Ducks, half-court basketball is needed to set up an offense and get better open looks. Unlike its football team, the University of Oregon needs to [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini’s Rayvonte Rice Could Be the Most Underrated Player In the Big Ten
The Illinois Fighting Illini are not getting a whole lot of hype for the 2013-14 college basketball season, but they do have a couple of great players. One of them is Tracy Abrams and the other is Rayvonte Rice. Both [...]
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Illinois Fighting Illini Will Have Plenty of Road Tests
The Illinois Fighting Illini will not have the toughest non-conference schedule in the nation, but they will still have plenty of road tests. Illinois will play UNLV, Oregon and Missouri on the road in the upcoming season. All three of [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini To Have A Couple of Tough Games In Non-Conference Schedule
The Illinois Fighting Illini will not have the toughest non-conference schedule out of the Big Ten teams, but they will still play a couple of tough teams regardless. Some of those teams include Missouri, Oregon and UNLV. All three could [...]
Can Rayvonte Rice Lead the Illinois Fighting Illini In Scoring?
The Illinois Fighting Illini will be losing their two leading scorers for the 2013-14 college basketball season which means they will have a new leading scorer in the upcoming season. Can Drake transfer Rayvonte Rice be that player? Considering that [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini Could Have A Down Year In Upcoming Season
The Illinois Fighting Illini played in their first season without Bruce Weber last year and managed to have some success, making the NCAA tournament as a No. 7 seed. With key players leaving, though, the Fighting Illini could have a [...]
A Look At Illinois Fighting Illini’s Brandon Paul’s Draft Stock
Illinois Fighting Illini’s Brandon Paul may not be the most highly rated guard in the 2013 NBA Draft, but he still has a lot of talent. With that said, let’s take a look at his stock. Although Paul had a [...]
Top 2014 Prospect Jahlil Okafor Likely Not Seriously Considering Illinois
Earlier this week, Jahlil Okafor announced his top eight schools in his college recruitment. This matters because Okafor happens to be the top player in the country for the class of 2014, according to Rivals. The Chicago junior attends Whitney Young High [...]
Younger Brother Darius Paul WIll Transfer To Illinois
Brandon Paul may be heading to the NBA, but Illini fans will still have a Paul on the team. That is because younger brother, Darius Paul, will be transferring to Illinois from MAC member Western Michigan. Darius is much bigger than his older brother, playing [...]