Illini Wonk
Thursday, March 03, 2005
  History Watch Part I
Ten days before selection Sunday, NBC Sports asks the question that seems to be on everyone's mind and that is Can Illini join 'The Unbeatens?’ After reading the article you can vote in their poll. Still on the same site, Dan O'Neill says that the Illini don't need a loss. He writes: The Illini are undefeated because they have outstanding balance and versatility. They can play it half-court or full-court, fast or slow, nice or nasty. For their part, the team is now openly saying that 39-0 is the goal.

Eenie meenie miney mo

How do you pick one of the three guards for Big Ten Player of the Year and team MVP? Next week, 22 members of the media will do just that and there's no shortage of advice for them as Illini Wonk has detailed in an earlier post. Well, there's more. Mike DeCourcy says Their accomplishments are hard to separate. The team is splitting their MVP award among all three.

Senior Day

Profiles of the seniors here, here and here. Nick Smith says the odds are on Roger Powell to cry. Smith's record at Illinois is 130-31.

Illini News Bites

Roger Powell performed a wedding on his week off...This Illini team is now the subject of a ballad and the author is looking for a studio to record it...Senior Forward Jack Ingram is profiled by John Supinie on Senior Day...Bruce Weber is not superstitious regarding either the undefeated season or the SI cover...but can he recruit?
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