...during Illinois’ six-week conditioning program that preceded the startCarlwell's length:
of practice, Carlwell shed 15 pounds.
Carlwell is so long, he owns a 9-foot-2 standing reach. Yao Ming’s reach isThat should lead to a few blocked shots, eh? Could Deon Thomas' career record of 177 be in jeapordy? Willhite's commentary:
just five inches more.
If I didn’t know better, I’d guess Bill Russell is Carlwell’s grandfather
or great uncle or somewhere else on his family tree.
“Brian Carlwell down the road — and I’m not sure if it’s going to be thisNot the most eloquent quote to come out of Weber's mouth, but I think he means that in a good way. Could Brian Carlwell help Illinois fans forget about the one who got away? Only time will tell.
year, one year, two years — he could be somebody that I’m not sure anyone in my
memory of Illini basketball has been like that,” Weber said. “Because of his