One of the biggest reasons the Illini fell well short of preseason expectations last year was their lack of defensive heart and intensity. It isn't like a Bruce Weber coached team to not defend, and last year Illinois lost way too many games because their inability to get stops down the stetch and in crunch time. Especially on the road, Illinois would dig deep holes for … [Read more...] about Illini Hoops Want More Defense Behind Leaders Richardson, Paul
d.j. richardson illini
Last night, the Illinois Fighting Illini absolutely mangled the Northwestern Wildcats in a game that was decided minutes after the tip. The Illini shot the lights out from both inside and outside the arc. But that was nothing compared to this trick shot Illinois sophomore guard D.J. Richardson hit from the concourse in between the A and B sections of Assembly Hall. It's … [Read more...] about Illini DJ Richardson’s AWESOME Trick Shot! Sportscenter top Video!
As you might have noticed Thursday night, given you watched the #13 Illinois Fighting Illini in their 90-84 OT loss to #22 Texas in the 2K Challenge college basketball tournament benfitting Coaches vs. Cancer, Illinois has some problems stopping people. Sure the Longhorns went seven minutes without a field goal down the stretch, but that was more due to leading scorer Jordan … [Read more...] about D.J. Richardson, Illini Need to Bring More Defense to the Table
By Paul M. Banks Meet Illini freshman guard D.J. Richardson, a very highly touted recruit. Watch the video below To watch the exclusive videos of Dominique Keller and Alex Legion click here … [Read more...] about Video Exclusive Illini Freshman D.J. Richardson