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Illinois Fighting Illini: Big Ten Contender or Pretender?
The Illinois Fighting Illini finished six games back in the Big Ten standings last year, but were still able to make the NCAA tournament. Will they be contenders or pretenders in the 2013-14 college basketball season? The Fighting Illini are [...]
Cliff Alexander Almost Picks Illinois Hat, Breaks Fighting Illini Fans’ Hearts
It’s that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the weather is getting chillier and chillier and, of course, high school basketball recruits are making their choice of college destinations. Okay, the last one wasn’t so obvious, but it’s [...]
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 [...]
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A Look At the Illinois Fighting Illini’s Joseph Bertrand For the Upcoming Season
Making the NCAA tournament will not be easy for the Illinois Fighting Illini in the 2013-14 college basketball season, but there is still a chance of that happening. Whether the case, let’s take a look at Joseph Bertrand for the [...]
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 [...]
Time For Tracy Abrams To Carry the Load For the Illinois Fighting Illini
It is never easy losing your best player, but that is exactly what the Illinois Fighting Illini will have to go through once the 2013-14 college basketball season starts. Brandon Paul is out. The second leading scorer is also out. [...]
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 [...]
Oregon State Junior Transfer Ahmad Starks Heading Home, Will Play at Illinois
Following the departures of senior guards D.J. Richardson and Brandon Paul this off-season, the Illinois Fighting Illini are preparing for a virtual new-look moving forward in what will be their second full season under head coach John Groce. Groce has [...]
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 [...]
2013 NBA Draft Profile: Former Illinois Fighting Illini Guard Brandon Paul
The NBA Draft is closer than you think. For the players who are going to be picked, well, it probably feels like three lifetimes away. Still, those players are going to be poked, prodded and criticized until they hear their names announced [...]