“Why can’t we become the standard of excellence? Why can’t we do that consistently? And the answer was… we can.” – John Groce
Illinois basketball’s new hype video will give you chills, make you cry, or likely both.
The video had one former Fighting Illini player wanting to suit up once again.
THAT VIDEO GOT ME FEELING SOME TYPE OF WAY
— Brandon Paul (@BP3) October...
Posted to Fighting IlliniFormer Fighting Illini superstar Brandon Paul has tweeted that he will not be able to play for the Chicago Bulls’ summer league team.
Unfortunately I will not be competing in Summer League. I've been sideline w/a right shoulder injury. I never question the man upstairs…
— Brandon Paul (@BP3) July 11, 2014
..I just ask him to guide me through tough...
Posted to Fighting IlliniAfter heart-wrenching loss to Miami in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, Brandon Paul stepped off the court as a member of the Fighting Illini for the last time. He finished his career ranked third for games played as an Illini.
Despite flashes of greatness and a constant display of a clutch gene, Paul went undrafted last year. However, he did play for the Timberwolves’...
Warren High School
High School Career
Darius Paul averaged 18.0 PPG and 9.7 RPG as a senior leading Warren to a 23-4 record. Darius was selected to First Team All-State by the Chicago Sun-Times, Champaign News-Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. Darius averaged 11.2 PPG and 7.2 RPG as a junior...