St. Joseph’s BFFs McCamey & Turner Share Big 10 POW Award

This week’s Big 10 player of the week award is a co-honor. And the two men sharing it were teammates in high school, at St. Josephs (same place where Isaiah Thomas prepped) in Chicago.

Ilinois’ Demetri McCamey earned a share of the weekly award along with Ohio State’s Evan Turner. The award marks the eighth of Turner’s career, surpassing Glenn Robinson (Purdue) and Jim Jackson’s career-record seven Player of the Week honors.

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Demetri McCamey IS Illinois Basketball


By Paul Schmidt

“No question about it, everyone in the huddle knew where it was going.” –Bill Cole, Illini junior forward. [Read more…]

Evan Turner and Demetri McCamey: BFFs and Team MVPs

By Paul M. Banks

Evan Turner attended St. Joseph high school in Chicago, along with another Big Ten point guard who’s been his team’s MVP- Illinois’ Demetri McCamey.

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