Illini Wonk
Monday, January 24, 2005
  The Buzz on the Illini
Illini Wonk has noted on several occasisions the buzz that surrounds this Fighting Illini basketball team (posts here, here and here). Recent coverage of the Illini has shown up in newspapers all across the country and they can't go anywhere unnoticed.

Well, the Internet has confirmed the Buzz surrounding the team. The Buzz index from Yahoo! lists Illinois Basketball as the eighth highest mover in their Top 20 Sports Searches. Yahoo! searches for Illinois basketball today are up 77.59% and rising faster than LeBron James and Maria Sherapova.

Also, Overture recorded more than 40,000 searches in the last month of 2004 for Fighting Illini, Illini Basketball, Fighting Illini Basketball and (which explains why Illini Wonk has been unable to attend a game) Illinois Fighting Illini ticket.
Comments: Post a Comment

<< Home
A college hoops blog dedicated to the Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team.
Where will Illinois spend the 2007 postseason?
Watching on ESPN
Free polls from

Amazon Honor System Click Here to Pay Learn More

Link to buy Dee Brown book Link to buy Leatherbound, Autographed Century of Orange and Blue book

Where do my $ go? Blogroll Me! Subscribe in NewsGator Online LiveMessage Alerts

Add this blog to my Technorati Favorites!
Your E-mail:

December 2004 / January 2005 / February 2005 / March 2005 / April 2005 / May 2005 / June 2005 / July 2005 / August 2005 / September 2005 / October 2005 / November 2005 / December 2005 / January 2006 / February 2006 / March 2006 / April 2006 / May 2006 / October 2006 / November 2006 / December 2006 / January 2007 / March 2007 /


Sports Publishing Logo

Listed on BlogShares

Powered by Blogger