Sure, Champaign-Urbana has produced its fair share of talented athletes. But there are plenty of others who got away.
Time to catch up with a few.
SAVOY — Kendall Gill emerged from his black sport utility vehicle, shaking hands, posing for pictures and sharing hugs with fans and old friends.
The main attraction at Monday’s 25th Cunningham Children’s Home golf outing at the University of Illinois Golf Course, Gill didn’t mince words when the topic turned basketball.
11:15 a.m. today:
Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas weighs in on Tom Michael's hire at EIU.
07-14-14 Jim Turpin with Illinois Athletic Director Mike Thomas. Mr. Thomas talks about Tom Michael being hired as Athletic Director of Eastern Illinois University.
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Bob Asmussen continues his countdown of his picks for the Top 50 college football teams this fall.
No. 27: Washington
Coach: Chris Petersen
2013 Record: 9-4
Projected 2014 Record: 10-3
Circle the date: Oct. 18 at Oregon
Counting down the 50 most important Illini.
No. 27: Mikey Dudek, WR
How do you feel about going into the Central Hall of Fame?
I was thrilled. I didn’t know I was thought of so well.