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  1. Former Illini big man Leonard still adjusting in NBA

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Portland Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard has been fighting with himself to stay positive this season. Leonard, who is in second year with the Trail Blazers since leaving Illinois after his sophomore season, is a member of a team see...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
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  3. Cliff Alexander picks Kansas, breaks the hearts of Illinois fans

    Jon Greenberg

    Cliff Alexander broke Illini hearts, but it was still a great day for Chicago hoops.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  4. Recruiting: Cunningham gaining interest

    Scott Powers

    Morgan Park coach Nick Irvin may be biased, but he believes senior forward Josh Cunningham is going to do big things in the future. "Josh is going to be a NBA player," Irvin said on Friday. "There's three guys that stick out -- Jahlil Okafor, Clif...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  5. Former Illini Paul set for 2nd Bulls workout

    Scott Powers

    Former Illinois guard Brandon Paul has been invited to a second workout with the Chicago Bulls on Monday prior to the NBA draft, according to Paul's mother. Paul, a 6-foot-4, 201-pound shooting guard, has previously worked out for the Bulls, Minne...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  6. Path to the Draft: Top 10 from the Big Ten

    Jason King

    The Big Ten ranks last among the six power conferences in active NBA players (25) and first-round NBA draft picks (28) since 2000 -- the last year a Big Ten team won an NCAA title. Still, a large chunk of Big Ten standouts who have entered the pro...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  7. Richmond seeks new start with Sauk Valley

    Scott Powers

    Jereme Richmond is eyeing another basketball comeback in attempt to put his troubled past behind him and has signed to play with the Sauk Valley Predators in the Premier Basketball League. Richmond, a former McDonald's All-American and Illinois pl...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  8. Big Ten basketball could have historic year

    Scoop Jackson

    This is not the Big Ten we've been used to seeing of late. This is now the place where the players play every day all day. The new B.I.G. 10: The NCAA basketball version of the football in the SEC.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  9. 10 observations from the Saturday that was

    Eamonn Brennan

    Here are yours truly's 10 big thoughts from the first January hoops Saturday of the year: 1. C.J. McCollum's injury looks like a real bummer. Before we eulogize McCollum's season, it's important to note that we don't know exactly what injury cause...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  10. UNLV's Anthony Bennett leads our weekly look around the nation - ...

    Jason King

    The latest King's Court examines the soaring freshman campaign of UNLV's Anthony Bennett and takes its weekly tour around the country for all the latest happenings.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  11. Brandon Paul not surprised by success

    Scott Powers

    Illinois senior guard Brandon Paul said Friday he isn't at all surprised by the Illini's Top-10 ranking and undefeated start to the season. The Illini began the season with their share of skeptics as they were coming off a tumultuous 2011-12 seaso...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  12. Maui Invitational Day 2 roundup

    Chad Ford

    LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Here are some observations from the second day of the EA Sports Maui Invitational. After dominating Mississippi State on Monday, the North Carolina Tar Heels got a rude wake-up call versus Butler on Tuesday. On Monday evening I...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  13. Maui Invitational Day 1 roundup

    Chad Ford

    LAHAINA, Hawaii -- Here are some observations from the first day of the EA Sports Maui Invitational: This is clearly a down season for talent at the Maui Invitational. The names on the front of the jerseys are all impressive -- North Carolina, Te...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  14. Bulls players enjoy being back on campus

    Nick Friedell

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The tweets started coming at Taj Gibson quickly. As soon as the Bulls' plane landed near the University of Illinois campus, the Chicago Bulls' forward was fielding requests to play video games at fraternity houses. Some wanted help...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  15. Thibodeau impressed by Illini's Groce

    Scott Powers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois fans aren't the only ones expecting first-year coach John Groce to quickly turn the Illini basketball program around. Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is also anticipating the same. "I think he's going to do a terri...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  16. Back on court, Paul wants consistency

    Scott Powers

    Away from basketball for nearly two months after having his jaw broken, Illinois senior guard Brandon Paul has returned to the court and has returned to his mission of becoming a more consistent player. Paul broke his jaw when he collided with a t...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  17. Bracket reveal: Maui Invitational

    Robbi Pickeral

    Tournament bracket for the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational When and where: Nov. 19-21 at Lahaina Civic Center in Maui, Hawaii Initial thoughts: This year marks the 30th anniversary of what many consider the greatest upset in college basketball hist...

    Blog | July 26, 2012