Posted December 28, 2011 on
The Fighting Illini basketball team found out what the Big 10 is like Tuesday night. Minnesota battled back from a 13 point second half deficit to force not one but two overtimes before the Illini finally put them away 81-72 at the Assembly Hall. If every game in conference play is like this one, there will be more than a few battered egos before it's over. Every win is significant.
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The Illinois Fighting Illini will have one less guard on the bench tonight when they take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Bruce Weber announced Tuesday that sophomore guard Crandall Head, little brother of NBA veteran Luther Head has decided to leave the Illinois college basketball program.
Head was suspended for four games for the very arcane “violation of team rules” at the...
Fans of the University of Illinois men’s basketball team (and Big Ten basketball) probably remember the name Luther Head. He was an Associated Press Second-Team All-American, member of the Big Ten All-Tournament team, selected to the NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Team, and was 5th in the conference in scoring (15.9) as a senior in [...]
Illinois center Meyers Leonard was named Big Ten Player of the Week after a pair of big games against Cornell and #9/8 Missouri last week.
Illinois head coach Bruce Weber announced on Tuesday that sophomore guard Crandall Head has left the Illinois basketball program.
The Fighting Illini football team saw a couple defenders come out of nowhere and earn post season recognition. Junior defensive end Whitney Mercilus became a consensus All-American, and sophomore linebacker Jonathan Brown earned All-Big 10 mention. Brown was a backup as a true freshman last year, but his play this fall gives great hope for the future.
Sophomore guard Crandall Head has left the Illinois basketball program, coach Bruce Weber said Tuesday.
Dec 27, 7:30 PM | University of Illinois Assembly Hall
Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Golden Gophers travelling to Illinois Tuesday to take on the Fighting Illini on Tuesday.
The Fighting Illini sit at 11-2 (5-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Gophers are currently 12-1...
For the second time this season, Illinois sophomore center Meyers Leonard has earned Big Ten player of the week honors.
Sophomore guard Crandall Head has decided to transfer from Illinois.
Brandon Paul scored a breakaway dunk that put Illinois ahead in double overtime Tuesday night and Meyers Leonard hit the layup that sealed the 81-72 victory over Minnesota.