Illinois Fighting Illini (Basketball)
Nov 08, 2011 19:00 EST
New coach could get stiff test right out of the gates when top-ranked Tar Heels come to town for Las Vegas Invitational. UNLV'S 2011-12 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Oct 14, 2011 20:00 EDT
The buzz for the 2011-12 UNLV men's basketball season has stayed consistently high ever since Dave Rice was hired as the program's new head coach back in early April.
Jan 02, 2011 20:42 EST
McCamey scores 21 points to lead No. 23 Illinois past Wisconsin 69-61. Demetri McCamey scored 21 points and Mike Davis and Bill Cole added 11 each to lead No. 23 Illinois past Wisconsin 69-61 on Sunday.
Dec 29, 2010 23:15 EST
Demetri McCamey scores and No. 23 Illinois snaps 2-game losing streak by beating Iowa. Demetri McCamey led five players in double figures with 20 points and No. 23 Illinois beat host Iowa 87-77 on Wednesday night in its Big Ten opener.
Dec 22, 2010 23:31 EST
Huge final minute helps No. 9 Missouri beat No. 21 Illinois 75-64. Laurence Bowers made a four-point play with a layup and two free throws after an intentional foul with 40 seconds to go, fueling a huge final minute for No. 9 Missouri in a 75-64 victory over No. 21 Illinois on Wednesday night.
Dec 21, 2010 21:49 EST
Braggin' Rights game between Illinois, Missouri the season's first matchup of 10-win schools. This year's Illinois-Missouri Braggin' Rights clash has a little something extra, the season's first matchup of two 10-win schools.
Dec 21, 2010 05:01 EST
Loss to unheralded UIC has Illinois about as low as it can go, Weber says. Bruce Weber kept waiting for it to happen.
Dec 18, 2010 16:57 EST
Williams strong in the stretch as UIC Flames douse No. 12 Illinois 57-54. Darrin Williams scored five points in the final 1:10 Saturday and Illinois-Chicago rallied from an eight-point second-half deficit to stun No. 12 Illinois 57-54, ending the Illini's seven-game winning streak.
Dec 12, 2010 20:50 EST
Tisdale, Richardson lead No. 16 Illinois in 86-76 win over Northern Colorado. Mike Tisdale and D.J. Richardson scored 14 points each and Mike Davis added 12 to lead No. 16 Illinois past Northern Colorado 86-76 on Sunday.
Dec 09, 2010 07:19 EST
McCamey has 30 points, leads No. 16 Illini to 74-63 victory over Oakland. Demetri McCamey scored 30 points, including 11 straight in a key second-half stretch, to lead No. 16 Illinois to a 74-63 comeback victory over Oakland on Wednesday night.
Dec 01, 2010 00:06 EST
Davis scores 20 to lead No. 20 Illini over North Carolina, 79-67. Mike Davis scored 20 points and No. 20 Illinois had five players finish in double figures in a 79-67 victory over North Carolina on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Nov 30, 2010 19:00 EST
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Nov 25, 2010 09:30 EST
Illinois' Tisdale and Davis get bigger, but still learning how to play big. Since he recruited them more than four years ago, Illinois coach Bruce Weber has talked about the rebounding damage Mike Tisdale and Mike Davis could do if they would bulk up and develop even a little desire to run into people inside.
Nov 24, 2010 00:24 EST
D.J. Richardson leads No. 19 Illini past Yale 73-47. D.J. Richardson scored 16 points to lead No. 19 Illinois past Yale 73-47 on Tuesday night.
Nov 19, 2010 20:01 EST
No. 13 Illinois went outside for the lead and escaped with 80-76 third-place win over Maryland. Illinois was thinking about last season and the Illini didn't want the same thing to happen to them that might have cost them a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Nov 19, 2010 00:52 EST
Jordan Hamilton's 25 points lead Texas to 90-84 overtime win over No. 13 Illinois. Jordan Hamilton scored 25 points and Texas scored the first eight points of overtime in a 90-84 victory over No. 13 Illinois on Thursday night in the semifinals of the 2K Sports Classic.
Nov 13, 2010 22:13 EST
McCamey and Richardson lead No. 13 Illinois to 85-63 victory over Southern Illinois. Demetri McCamey had 18 points and nine assists and D.J. Richardson added 16 points as No. 13 Illinois beat Southern Illinois 85-63 on Saturday night.
Nov 10, 2010 22:12 EST
McCamey leads No. 13 Illinois over Toledo 84-45 in 2K Sports Classic. Senior guard Demetri McCamey scored 13 points to lead No. 13 Illinois to an 84-45 victory over Toledo on Wednesday night in the second round of the 2K Sports Classic.
Nov 08, 2010 22:44 EST
No. 13 Illini use 3s from Brandon Paul to beat UC-Irvine 79-65 in season opener. Reserve 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.
Nov 08, 2010 17:48 EST
No. 13 Illini enter a season of promise with doubts about how good they can be. Deep, talented roster. No. 13 ranking. A healthy shot of hype and the likelihood of lots of national TV games.