Sam McLaurin

Illinois Fighting Illini #0 - Forward

  • Height: 6-8
  • Weight: 220

Illinois' defense is atrocious

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Here's a look at just how bad Illinois' defense has been this season. We take a look at some statistics on Kenpom.com

Illinois and the senior transfer: A brief history

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

Illini win Braggin Rights: Illinois 62, Mizzou 59

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

Young Illini Team Looks to the Future

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The Illini suffered an almost insurmountable amount of turnover from last season. Now Groce will look to develop a young team and build towards the future.

Illini need big boost from up front

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If Illinois wants to return to the NCAA Tournament they will need to see massive improvement from an inexperienced and undermanned frontcourt.

Big Ten Basketball Preview: Illinois

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Illinois has lost a lot from last season's squad. What should be expected of them this season?

Big Ten Basketball 2013 Review, pt. I

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Now that some time has passed, I thought it'd be fun to go back and look through the highs and lows, who's leaving and who's arriving on each Big Ten conference team.

2013-14 Big Ten Basketball: What Each Team Loses

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Could Purdue be a Big Ten contender just a year after a losing season?

Reckless Speculation About Transfers

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Nothing is official, but since the print media is doing it, we might as well address the transfer speculation here as well.

How Sweet it is! Miami survives Illini to advance

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Hurricanes Hoops got all they could handle against a game Illinois squad.

How Psychic Is The Champaign Room?

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Time to look back at our preseason predictions.

Indiana 80 Illinois 64

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So much for that season sweep of the Hoosiers.