As it currently stands, Illinois is a “next four out” of the NCAA Tournament kind of team. That means a win or two puts them in “first four out” territory. A small winning streak would get them off the NIT bubble. No small task given that the team’s best player, Rayvonte Rice, is out for a few weeks.
The “Ewing Theory” manifested itself in a huge signature win over...
Champaign, Ill. (AP) After a close contest against Georgia Southern in its season opener, Illinois blew out Coppin State 114-56 on Sunday.
The Illini (2-0) opened the game red-hot from the field, shooting 60 percent in the first half.
Ahmad Starks and Leron Black led the Illini in points with 18 each, while Malcolm Hill added 13 points and nine rebounds.
After Coppin State (0-2...
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November 16, 2014
With the fall semester underway on many Big Ten campuses, it’s time for our final look at who’s coming and going in the Big Ten for the 2014-2015 season. Illinois (20-15, 8th place tie, NIT second round) · Arriving: Aaron Cosby (Seton Hall, eligible this season), Ahmad Starks (Oregon State, eligible this season), LeRon Black (247Composite […]
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Jerome Randle (Hales Franciscan – California), DJ Cooper (Seton Academy – Ohio), Sherron Collins (Chicago Crane – Kansas), Aaron Johnson (Chicago Hubbard – UAB), A.J. Rompza (Chicago Whitney Young – UCF), Ahmad Starks (Chicago Whitney Young – Oregon State, Illinois), Ryan Boatright (East Aurora – UCONN) are all guards from the Chicago land area that were under...
Ahmad Starks – No. 3
Chicago Whitney Young
5’9″ 170 lbs.
Ahmad transferred to Illinois from Oregon State. Starks is currently sitting out this year and will return for his final year next season. Ahmad is a career double figure scorer at Oregon State averaging 10.2 PPG in 97 games. Starks came just nine points short of the 1,000 point...