Posts in category "Illinois"

While Illinois falters, Bruce Weber shines at Kansas State

While Illinois falters, Bruce Weber shines at Kansas State
After the 2012 season, Illinois couldn’t wait to get rid of Coach Bruce Weber. With all the “talent” the Illinois squad had, fans felt Bruce was the final roadblock in their return to contender status in the Big 10. Illini nation’s wish was granted, and Bruce was launched after the 2012 season. The results one... Read more »

Illini’s Brandon Paul needs to be playmaker, not just scorer

Illini’s Brandon Paul needs to be playmaker, not just scorer
Richardson for three, Paul for three, Paul again for three….Illinois play-by-play announcer Brian Barnhart has been uttering those words a lot this year. This year’s Illinois squad is on pace to attempt 785 three point field goals, 174 more than last year. Until someone steps up and becomes the “playmaker” this team desperately needs, the... Read more »

Kevin Sumlin making Illinois football fans think “What if…”

Kevin Sumlin making Illinois football fans think “What if…”
During Texas A&M’s victory over Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl, Gus Johnson yelled “This Texas A&M offense knows how to keep you off balance.”  The only thing that is off balance with the Illini football program is Tim Beckman when he meets a referee on the sideline.  While the Texas A&M program is on the... Read more »
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