SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Brandon Paul of No. 13 Illinois figured his team needed a pep talk after rallying to tie No. 10 Gonzaga at halftime in their showdown of unbeaten teams.
John Groce and Illinois played just one time last week, but it paid off as a string of upsets helped the Fighting Illini shoot up in the national polls.
Yes, it's extremely early in the college basketball season, but that doesn't mean general managers, scouts and personnel staffers aren't already paying very close attention to prospe
For a brief moment in time, Joseph Bertrand the quiet, 6' 6' guard from Sterling, Illinois had the nation in awe.
CHAMPAIGN Illinois is not resting on its laurels before its first game as a nationally ranked team under coach John Groce.