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SAM MANISCALCO RUMORS

Throwback Thursday: Sam Maniscalco

Former Illinois PG Sam Maniscalco paid his alma mater a visit recently. We caught up with him and talked about his preparations for playing overseas.
Via illinois.scout.com
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mixed Emotions For Maniscalco On Senior Day

The Fighting Illini basketball team celebrated Senior Day Thursday night. It was the last regular season home game for Sam Maniscalco, who has enjoyed precious few opportunities to perform as an Illini in his one season since transferring from Bradley. He reflects on his time at Illinois.
Via illinois.scout.com
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Illini Basketball MVP Thus Far: Sam Maniscalco

Where would the Illlini be without Sam Maniscalco? What would become of their point guard situation if the three time team captain at Bradley, All-Missouri Valley second team pick wasn’t eligible after his transfer this season? Illinois didn’t play very well, but they did make it three straight wins in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, and snapped a three-game skid vs. Maryland in...
Via The Sports Bank
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Maniscalco Leads Illini To Big Road Win

Bruce Weber won his 200th game at Illinois as the Fighting Illini overcame an early deficit to pull out a victory at Maryland in the Big 10/ACC Challenge. Senior transfer Sam Maniscalco led the Illini with 24 points, including five big three point shots. He also showed the leadership necessary to hold his young team together at the finish.
Via illinois.scout.com
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Maryland can't hold lead in loss to Illinois

COLLEGE PARK, MD (AP) -- Sam Maniscalco scored 24 points, Brandon Paul had 17 and undefeated Illinois pulled away to a 71-62 victory over Maryland on Tuesday night in the Big TenACC Challenge. The Fighting Illini (7-0) trailed at halftime and led by only one point with 8 minutes left before Maniscalco knocked down a pair of 3-pointers in a 10-2 run that proved too difficult for...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Illinois 71, Maryland 62

Sam Maniscalco scored 24 points, Brandon Paul had 17 and undefeated Illinois pulled away to a 71-62 victory over Maryland on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Fighting Illini (7-0) trailed at halftime and led by only one point with 8 minutes left before Maniscalco knocked down a pair of 3-pointers in a 10-2 run that proved too difficult for the feisty Terrapins to...
Via Fox Sports
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Illinois defeats Maryland 71-62

Sam Maniscalco scored 24 points, Brandon Paul had 17 and undefeated Illinois pulled away to a 71-62 victory over Maryland on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Via MSNBC
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Illinois Fights Back From Halftime Deficit To Trump Maryland, 71-62

Sam Maniscalco scored 24 points, Brandon Paul had 17 and undefeated Illinois pulled away to a 71-62 victory over Maryland on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Via University of Illinois Athletics
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Illinois 63, Illinois St. 59

Sam Maniscalco scored 14 points, including five in the final minute, and Illinois hung on to beat Illinois State 63-59 Wednesday night in the championship game of the Cancun Challenge's Riviera Division. Richardson scored 13 points and Brandon Paul added 12 for the Illini (5-0). Maniscalco's basket gave Illinois a 59-54 lead and his layup restored a five-point lead after...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Maniscalco Ready For Action, Health Permitted

The young Fighting Illini basketball team got a big boost when senior point guard Sam Maniscalco transferred in for a graduate program. However, it is taking more time than hoped for him to return to complete health after two ankle surgeries. He will provide help with leadership and on-court skills if he can stay healthy all season.
Via illinois.scout.com
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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