Orlando’s Roster is Now at 14 Players After Nnanna Egwu Gets Waived

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Fourteen players will enter the 2015-2016 Orlando Magic regular season wearing pinstripes as GM Rob Hennigan waived Nnanna Egwu following the team’s victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night. Egwu played in five preseason games and averaged 1.2 ppg and 3.2 rpg in just over eight minutes per contest. I’d be stunned if...
Via Magic Basketball Online
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois survives slow start, holds off Boilermakers, 66-57

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois survived a cold start and got double-figure scoring from four players Wednesday to hold off Purdue, 66-57. The Illini survived a late Purdue charge but a Nnanna Egwu dunk with 18 seconds left put the Illini up 64-57. Malcolm Hill led Illinois (13-7, 3-4 Big Ten) with 18 points. Leron Black had 15, Kendrick Nunn 14 and Egwu 11. The Illini shot just 28...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Oregon knocks off Illinois at United Center, 77-70

Here’s a guest post by Josh Rosenblat, who was on hand for Oregon vs. Illinois at the United Center Saturday. Josh is part of the Inside NU team, which does a great job covering Northwestern sports. You can find more of Josh’s work here. CHICAGO — At various points throughout Illinois’ 77-70 loss to Oregon at the United Center, the Illini seemed poised to pull away. With...
Via The Catch and Shoot
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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