The Fighting Illini basketball team needs assistance from its talented freshman class this season. Several are already receiving significant playing time. While it will take them awhile to acclimate and gain confidence at the college level, they have potential. Mike Shaw is beginning to help at power forward, especially in the areas of rebounding and hustle.
November 21, 2011
The Fighting Illini basketball team lost its power forward with the graduation of Mike Davis. It is looking for a replacement, and freshman Mike Shaw has the credentials to help there. In his first interview since arriving on campus, Shaw talks about his experiences with his new team and his hopes for the future.
June 25, 2011
It has been a long journey for De La Salle forward Mike Shaw from a hyped middle school player to now almost a freshman at Illinois. The trip has had its ups and downs, but as a senior Shaw has his team in the race for a state title. He is looking forward to a future beyond this season.
March 8, 2011