The Other MJ
According to a report in the Peoria Journal Star, former Illini player and assistant coach Jerrance Howard pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drug possess
The 2014-15 edition of Athlon Sports' college basketball preview was released this week, featuring some positive news for Illinois basketball fans.
Athlon predicts the Illini to finish sixth in the Big Ten and also projects John Groce's squad a an at-large NCAA tournament team.
When Jim Christian left Ohio earlier this week to take the job at Boston College, names began to fly with regard to who might replace him.
Among them were longtime Ohio State assistant coach and former Ohio player Jeff Boals and Illinois assistant coach Dustin Ford, a former starting point guard for the Bobcats.
The dream of reaching the NCAA tournament is alive and well for most Illinois fans and while reaching the Big Dance is more than a long shot at this juncture, there’s a realistic possibility the Illini can make it with the way they’ve played of late.