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
It's a funny story, really. As much as everyone knows about former Illinois running back Howard Griffith's record breaking 8 touchdown game against Southern Illinois, hardly anyone ever saw it. It wasn't televised and the only existing recording appears to be Illinois' coach's film. Memorial Stadium also wasn't full that day, so the number of people that saw the game as … [Read more...] about Howard Griffith, Red Grange and Eight TDs in a game
By Paul Schmidt It should be one of the nation's top jobs, but since RayMeyer has left the Blue Demons, DePaul has withered away to nearly nothing. And lest you doubt that definition, the Blue Demons just lost their 23rd Big East game in a row. … [Read more...] about DePaul Targeting SIU’s Chris Lowery For Head Coaching Position?