Ah yes, Demetri McCamey! Much has been written and said about the now former Illinois Fighting Illini point guard, who was essentially the face of that particular college basketball program for three years, and a starter for close to four. He slowly but surely developed and matured during his time at Illinois, but never became a loud, vocal leader. He brought the ball up, … [Read more...] about Illinois Fighting Illini Demetri McCamey: His True NBA Draft Stock
OHHHHHHHHH It's a family affair here at the Ass Hall tonight. Not really, but I feel like Northwestern is our "little brother"... We're three minutes to tipoff! The purple weenies are here! There was a bigger crowd for Wisconsin (wait, that's not good)...Northwestern HAS to win this game (wait, that's worse...). Uh oh. Maybe this is gonna be trouble tonight...2:30 til … [Read more...] about Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Northwestern Wildcats, LIVE BLOG! The “Rivalry” Renews!!!
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
Sometimes this job is easy. Sometimes it's really, really hard. Take the Illinois men's basketball team for instance. Many people are saying that the Illinois-Texas tilt, a game the Longhorns won 90-84 in overtime, is the best game of this young season so far. I can't possibly agree. I saw two teams playing disorganized, frantic, one-on-one basketball for much of the … [Read more...] about Will The Real Fighting Illini Basketball Team Please Stand Up?
After a football game that nearly defied all description, Illinois head coach Bruce Weber knew it was important for the Illini basketball team to get out fast. "I did bring up the football game in the shootaround -- you just never know and you gotta be ready to play," Weber said. "When you are winning you've got to keep pouring it on. One of the things we weren't that … [Read more...] about Illinois Hunt Down Salukis in Spirited Rivalry Game