With the start of the NBA season locked out, and the very real threat of losing many more games to the labor crisis, we haven't had a chance to talk about New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams. But we can talk Darrin Williams, the UIC Center named to the Horizon League preseason all-conference third team. And like Deron Williams, Darrin Williams has had a big impact on … [Read more...] about There’s Deron Williams (Illini, Nets) and Now Darrin Williams (UIC)
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Last summer Jimmy Collins stepped down as college basketball coach at UIC. Collins spent 14 seasons as the Flames’ head coach and guided UIC to the first three NCAA tournament berths in school history. He is the all-time winningest coach in school history with 218 victories from 1996-2010. Current Athletic Director Jim Schmidt, who’s been with the university for 25 years, … [Read more...] about Rough First Year at UIC for Howard Moore as Flames Continue Rebuilding
This was not college basketball at it's finest. Not by a long shot. The Illinois Fighting Illini, playing in their second home, the near west side's United Center struggled with their sister school, the UIC Flames all day. Despite the presence of two local teams, the crowd was small. The UC looked 40-60% empty all day, but perhaps that because basketball fans are saving … [Read more...] about Illini Struggle, Get Beat By Sister School UIC- Seriously!