The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected Illinois guard Demetri McCamey as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games ending the week of Sunday, Jan. 2. The USBWA's weekly honor is presented by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook and will be handed out each Tuesday through Feb. 22 this season. As the Big Ten Conference Co-Player of the Week, … [Read more...] about Illini Demetri McCamey Earns National Player of the Week Award
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During his college basketball career, Illinois point guard has received a lot of hype from the media, but also a fair amount of criticism. Illini fans have similarly (perhaps even more so) had a disjointed, and almost bi-polar assessment of Meechi. This year however, it's become increasingly clear that Demetri McCamey IS good. Period. Yes, his defense can still be a … [Read more...] about North Carolina All-American Latest of Many to Praise Demetri McCamey
When Illini point guard Demetri McCamey was a freshman, he was a highly regarded recruit with a few explosive games but also terrible choice in shot selection. His sophomore year, the Illini needed a leader and a closer and McCamey developed into that go-to-scorer. He developed immensely on offense, but was still non-existent on defense. Meechi's junior season, he pretty … [Read more...] about Demetri McCamey’s NBA Draft Stock Rises with Illini Wins
By Paul M. Banks Demetri McCamey and company are all huge in Budapest, as you'll soon see. In the spirit of the Olympics and international collaboration, I thought I'd post some some friendly competitive statistics from around the world- courtesy of Alexa.com … [Read more...] about The Sports Bank Traffic Rankings in Global Markets!!!
By Paul M. Banks Demetri McCamey's huge night (27 points, 7 assists, 11-17 FG, 3-4 from 3pt) led the way for the Illini's uber-impressive 63-56 win at #13 Wisconsin. It's yet another example of the huge strides he's made this year. … [Read more...] about Demetri McCamey is Really Developing into Something now!