Why Illinois men’s basketball will be road-tested

It has been one whirlwind of an offseason for the Illinois men’s basketball team. Kendrick Nunn was dismissed from the team and head coach John Groce finally heard some good news concerning Mike Thorne Jr. and Tracy Abrams. For fans, there really hasn’t been much excitement. On Monday, though, Illini fans finally received a glimpse of what the Big Ten schedule is going to look...
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois guard Tracy Abrams gets sixth season

Two years ago, Illinois guard Tracy Abrams seemed like a promising player for the Fighting Illini. However, he has missed the last two seasons before they even began due to injuries. However, Abrams is going to get one more shot at his senior season. It was announced on Thursday that he had been granted a sixth season of eligibility heading into the 2016-17 season. “I am so proud...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois guard Abrams tears Achilles, to miss second straight season

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams will miss a second straight season after tearing an Achilles tendon. Coach John Groce said Tuesday that Abrams tore his left Achilles during practice Monday. Abrams missed last season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Groce said he feels terrible for Abrams. Illinois could ask the NCAA to give the senior another year of...
Via Associated Press
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois PG Tracy Abrams tears Achilles, out for season again

Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams has a torn Achilles and will miss the season for the second straight year. Shannon Ryan of the Chicago Tribune reported Abrams’ latest injury. Illini PG Tracy Abrams to miss his second straight season with injury. Out with a torn Achilles. — Shannon Ryan (@sryantribune) July 28, 2015 Abrams also missed last season in its entirety, having...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Illinois Point Guard Tracy Abrams Has ACL Surgery

Back in early September, news broke that Fighting Illini point guard Tracy Abrams had torn his ACL. Today, he is having surgery to repair that torn ACL. During Big Ten Media Day last week, John Groce talked about the impact the injury has had on Tracy: “I thought [Abrams] had really grown and matured a great deal, and so here you are as a senior ready to tackle that with his partner...
Via Sports Mockery
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois point guard Abrams to miss season with ACL tear

  Illinois starting point guard Tracy Abrams is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament tear, coach Jon Groce confirmed Thursday. Abrams tore the ACL in his right knee during preseason practice. Surgery hasn't yet been scheduled on the senior. ''Tracy worked hard in the offseason to put himself in great position heading into his senior year, so he's obviously disappointed...
Via Associated Press
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Hoops Starter Injured?

The start of college basketball season is still two months away, but one key member of the Fighting Illini might already be out of the season. There have been NO OFFICIAL REPORTS on the severity of the injury yet. Currently, the fear is that senior point guard Tracy Abrams has a torn ACL and/or MCL. Regarding Abrams, #Illini spokesman said this: "Coach is currently on road recruiting...
Via Sports Mockery
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Morgan hits game-winner while Tracy Abrams bricks wide-open shot

Michigan’s Jordan Morgan hit a shot to give Michigan a one point lead with 7.9 seconds left against Illinois. The Fighting Illini then went down the court and Tracy Abrams found his way open against Caris LeVert, but threw up a brick on this 10 footer. Michigan is going to have to play better in the Big Ten Tournament if they want a shot at a #1 seed. The post Jordan Morgan hits...
Via Diehardsport
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Player Spotlight: Tracy Abrams

Tracy Abrams - No. 13 Junior Chicago, Illinois Mount Carmel High School High School Career Tracy Abrams attended Mount Carmel High School in Chicago, Illinois.  During his senior year he averaged just under 18 points per game, adding six rebounds and almost five assists per game as well.  During Abrams’ four years at Mount Carmel the team won a total of 89 games.  Abrams...
Via Sports Mockery
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Abrams, Illinois edge No. 23 Missouri 65-64

Tracy Abrams scored a season-best 22 points and made two free throws with 4.6 seconds to lift Illinois over No. 23 Missouri 65-64 Saturday in the annual Braggin' Rights game. Rayvonte Rice added 14 points for Illinois (9-2), which snapped a four-game losing streak in the 33rd renewal of the annual neutral-court matchup. Jordan Clarkson had 25 points and Earnest Ross added 13 for...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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