Illinois Men’s Basketball takes on Wake Forest in the Big Ten ACC Challenge tonight at Wake Forest. Nate Williamson gives his predictions, keys to the game.
The Illini 2017-18 men’s basketball team is off to a hot start at the beginning of the Underwood era.
When you think of Rivalries in college hoops, what is the first one to pop into your head?For many of us it would be Tobacco Road, also known as UNC vs Duke. This rivalry has produced many great players over the years who have battled it out for their school. A few that come immediately
With the 2017 NCAA tournament starting shortly, most people have their usual teams picked to win it all. You know what I mean by the usual teams: Kentucky, Duke, Michigan State (sort of, well kind of), North Carolina, Kansas, etc. those perennial powerhouse teams that seem to be in the “National Champion” talks every year.
But are they for real?” that’s usually the question that we get when the #3 ranked team in the nation, the Gonzaga bulldogs, who are currently 21-0, are brought up. Yeah, yeah, yeah they aren’t in the best of conferences, the WCC (West Coast Conference) whose top 3 teams after the Bulldogs are: Saint Mary’s (8-1; 18-2),
Let’s talk about something that might make some of us sports fans either entertained, scratching our heads, or just all around pissed. Yep, Grayson Allen. The Duke Guard who graduated from Providence High School in Jacksonville, FL. Also, the Grayson Allen that has tripped multiple players (and possibly pushed a coach). The first instance came
As we near closer to February, it means two things are happening in the NBA: The All-Star Game, and becoming closer to the playoffs. However, I want to focus on one thing, All-Star voting. All-Star voting is done by the fans, for the fans. To become an All-Star starter you still get voted on, 50% from
The Illinois 2017 basketball recruiting class is already looking big-time.