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Bulls summer league roster includes Illini Demetri McCamey

Bulls summer league roster includes Illini Demetri McCamey
The Chicago Bulls announced their team which will participate in the 2012 Las Vegas Summer League.  Current Bulls forward Jimmy Butler (last year’s #1 pick out of Marquette), along with Chicago’s first-round pick Marquis Teague (No. 29 overall in the 2012 NBA Draft out of Kentucky) highlight this summer’s 12-man roster. Will Teague be the... Read more »

So where will Illini PG Demetri McCamey get Drafted Tonight?

Ah yes, Demetri McCamey! Much has been written and said about the now former Illinois Fighting Illini point guard, who was essentially the face of that particular college basketball program for three years, and a starter for close to four. He slowly but surely developed and matured during his time at Illinois, but never became... Read more »

Complete Analysis of Demetri McCamey's NBA Draft Stock

Ah yes, Demetri McCamey! Much has been written and said about the now former Illinois Fighting Illini point guard, who was essentially the face of that particular college basketball program for three years, and a starter for close to four. He slowly but surely developed and matured during his time at Illinois, but never became... Read more »
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Illini Continue Dominance Over Hawkeyes, Get Badly Needed Home Win

The 81-68 Illini win certainly was a game of runs in the first half as the Illini 10-0, then Iowa went  11-1, followed by ILL 16-2, then Iowa 11-5 over the final five minutes to close half. And up until the 6:02 mark in the second half, when Demetri McCamey hit a dagger to put... Read more »

Illini Need to Resolve Conference Season Road Issues- Tonight!

It would help if the Illinois basketball senior class started living up to their potential, but it was a sophomore, Brandon Paul, who gave the media a soundbite Illini Nation would like to hear. “It’s tough, we keep talking about the same thing, and people get mad, people talk about it, but actions speak louder... Read more »

Will the 2010-11 Illini, Especially the Seniors, ever Learn?

“We have had people talk to them, and we did everything except electric shock [therapy] to get them going,  Illini coach Bruce Weber said about his college basketball team. “They have to jolt themselves from the inside. We have to be determined and not let a team, especially on the road, jump on us.” Weber... Read more »
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The Depths of Demetri McCamey's (And the Illini) Slump

He was having an All-American second team, All-Big Ten first team type season. At least up until his unhappy visit to Happy Valley. Illini senior point guard Demetri McCamey went (a then uncharacteristic) sub-50% from the field, and committed five turnovers to match his five assists. The Illini lost to Penn State, and the McCamey/Illinois... Read more »

Northwestern Closes Out Illinois; Illini Road Woes Continue

In the second battle between Chicago’s two Big Ten college basketball teams, the outcome was drastically different from the first. Just how much of a disparity? It would be like comparing the body composition of Illini Center Mike Tisdale (7-1, very svelte) to that of Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi (4-8, very squished). In... Read more »

Illini Cruise Past PSU; Demetri wins Final Battle with Talor

Two all-star senior point guards meeting for the final time…unless of course they square off in the Big Ten Tournament. But during the four years that Demetri McCamey manned the one for the Illini, and Talor Battle served in the same role for the Nittany Lions, Battle won the war 5-4. This is a substantial... Read more »
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Legendary Local Coach Pingatore to Lead McDonald's All-American Team

You might have seen Gene Pingatore, Coach of St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Illinois in the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” which followed two high school students with dreams of playing in the NBA. Or perhaps on the Big Ten Network, catching up with former players: 2010 College Basketball Player of the Year and second... Read more »
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