By Paul M. Banks University of Illinois juniors Demetri McCamey and power forward Mike Davis withdrew their names from the NBA Draft today. The duo will return to Champaign-Urbana for their senior Fighting Illini season. With a legitimate threat of a NBA lockout in 2011, pretty much every junior in the nation who was at least half-way decent optioned to test the waters this … [Read more...] about McCamey, Davis coming back to Illini
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By Peter Christian We've updated our NFL Draft big board, on the eve of the NFL Draft. This a listing of the best overall prospects, regardless of position. To learn more about each individual prospect, click on his name where highlighted. Same thing applies where the position or school is highlighted. For the NFL Mock Draft go here … [Read more...] about NFL Draft Big Board
By Paul M. Banks When it comes to Illini junior point guard Demetri McCamey, perhaps his Coach Bruce Weber can describe him best. “If you study him over the course of time, he has very good games and a tendency not to be real consistent, this goes back way to high school and AAU and that’s where he’s got to mature. He has the big one and then average, average. He needs to be … [Read more...] about Illinois Demetri McCamey’s NBA Potential
By Paul M. Banks If there’s one truth about the NBA Draft, it’s that any 7 footer with average-or- better athleticism is a bonafide prospect. Illinois junior Center Mike Tisdale (7’1”, 235) may seem like a project at times, but he is certainly on the radar screen of NBA GMs for 2011, if not 2010. An honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media, he was one of … [Read more...] about Illini’s Mike Tisdale- Have Any Pro Potential?