Jon Ekey

Illinois Fighting Illini #33 - Forward

  • Height: 6-7
  • Weight: 225

House of ‘Paign Roster Preview: Malcolm Hill


The Metro East native left his mark in the Illini basketball history books.

Throwback Thursday: Kendrick Nunn Helps Illinois Snap Eight-Game Skid


Plus, where are they now? John Groce and Kendrick Nunn updates.

Illinois and the senior transfer: A brief history


John Groce and the Fighting Illini love the senior transfer, but are the results really working out?

Report Card: Ahmad Starks


Starks' time at Illinois was short lived, and he will be remembered for chucking up shots whenever he felt like it.

Game Preview: Illinois vs Iowa


Coming off a tough loss at home the Illini will look to spring an upset on the road against the Hawkeyes in a pivotal Big Ten clash.

Illinois, Indiana to fight for key victory


Two major teams battle to stay afloat in Big Ten play Sunday. Can John Groce and the Illini get their third straight win at home against their familiar rival or will Tom Crean and his Hoosiers...

Illini win Braggin Rights: Illinois 62, Mizzou 59


Rayvonte Rice put the team on his back in the 62-59 win over the Missouri Tigers

2014-2015 Illinois Preview: The Wings


Rayvonte Rice and Malcolm HIll will headline the wing position for Illinois, but could newcomer Leron Black be the best of the bunch?

Illinois Basketball Sophomore Preview


In our second installment of the series, we take a look at a group that played well last season and looks to improve this year.

Big Ten Bball Review Part III: Next Year's Personn


The final wrap-up of the year that was in Big Ten Basketball, with a review of personnel changes and my projection of the 2015 final conference standings.

On the Hardwood: Illinois Fighting Illini


In 2013-14, John Groce's Illinois squad collapsed in January and February after a solid non-conference run. In 2014-15, Rayvonte Rice, Tracy Abrams and Kendrick Nunn hope to lead to the Illini back...

Big 10 Bball 2014 Review Pt I: Player Efficiencies


The first part of a look back on the season that was. In the section, I run the numbers on Big Ten Player efficiencies.