INDIANAPOLIS – He has fans in the stands. He has fans in NBA front offices.
Deron Williams has no bigger fan than Dee Brown.
INDIANAPOLIS – Two Texas wide-bodies, Jason Klotz and Brad Buckman, launched 39 shot attempts in Thursday''s 61-57 loss to Nevada.
INDIANAPOLIS – Leaning back in his locker, Dee Brown said he was a little bruised but felt fine after the Illini''s second-round win. That was good news for Illinois fans considering how he felt during the second half.
Brown left at one point because of an upset stomach and cramping and then got flattened on a screen a few minutes later.
Rogowski, Illini win in a walk
BRADENTON, Fla. – The Illinois baseball team played small ball Saturday, drawing eight walks and stealing three bases to defeat Miami (Ohio) 4-2.
ST. LOUIS – Illinois seniors Brian Glynn and Mark Jayne each ended his college career Saturday with a victory at the NCAA tournament.
But one was decidedly more pleased than the other.
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INDIANAPOLIS – By midafternoon Saturday, 320 posts were on Illiniboard.com. Under the heading "Down goes Kansas."
The posters were celebrating a game their team didn''t play in. But one coached by their former favorite coach, Bill Self. His Kansas Jayhawks were upset by Bucknell on Friday, the first opening-round loss for the Jayhawks since 1978.
INDIANAPOLIS – One, by rule, can''t play. One, by injury, can''t play. One, by choice, can''t play.
Marcus Arnold, Brian Randle and Calvin Brock are all members of the top-ranked Illinois basketball team. But they haven''t played a second all season.
ST. LOUIS – If there''s something more tantalizing than losing in the NCAA''s championship match, it''s doing so twice.
Welcome to Kyle Ott''s world.