NBA Draft: The Illini Spin

The 2006 NBA Draft is over, and now it is time to analyze the picks by all the General Managers across the league. For the second consecutive season, the NBA Draft had an Illini flavor as Dee Brown and James Augustine were selected. In this look at the NBA Draft, will look at how Brown & Augustine might fit in with their new teams.
June 28, 2006

Augustine and Brown Chosen in 2006 NBA Draft

The Illinois basketball program had its all-time winningest players selected in the second round of the 2006 NBA Draft on Wednesday evening. James Augustine was selected by Orlando, while Dee Brown was selected by Utah.
June 28, 2006

Brown & Augustine Drafted in 2006 NBA Draft

Wednesday night's NBA Draft marked the official end of the Illinois careers for James Augustine and Dee Brown as they now discovered their new teams. Augustine was selected first when his named was called at #41 by Russ Granik. Dee Brown had to wait a little longer, but at #46 he found out he would be joining former Illini Deron Williams in Utah.
June 28, 2006

A Tribute to James Augustine

As James Augustine graduates from the University of Illinois, it is essential we take the time to remember his special contributions to the success of the Illini basketball team. He is truly one of a kind.
May 14, 2006

Illinois Holds Annual Basketball Banquet

The University of Illinois men's basketball team officially closed its season with the 84th annual Kiwanis Basketball Banquet, held Tuesday night. The banquet also marked the last appearances as team members for James Augustine and Dee Brown.
April 12, 2006

Coaches' Quotes - UW/ILL (Expanded)

SAN DIEGO - Here are quotes from Washington Head Coach Lorenzo Romar, Illinois Head Coach Bruce Weber, and UW Assistant Coaches Cameron Dollar and Jim Shaw after the Huskies defeated Illinois 67-64 in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament in San Diego, Calif.
March 18, 2006

Players' Quotes - Illinois

SAN DIEGO - Here are the quotes from players from both Washington and Illinois during their off-day press conference in preparation for the UW-ILL second-round NCAA Men's basketball matchup Saturday at Cox Arena.
March 17, 2006

Illini Defeat Gophers; Stay on Buckeyes' Tail

The Illini traveled up Minneapolis on Tuesday evening with just one thing on their mind, remind Ohio State that they need to win out to claim the Big Ten Championship all to themselves. With the Illini's 71-65 victory over Minnesota in the Barn, Illinois now is becoming big Northwestern fans tomorrow night, hoping their in-state nemesis can knock off the Buckeyes in Evanston tomorrow. James Augustine led the way for the Illini with a near triple double of 16 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists.
February 28, 2006