The fourth player featured in the IlliniBoard.com Summer Series is junior center Shaun Pruitt. Pruitt came to Illinois in Bruce Weber's first recruiting class at Illinois, but did not see much playing time until his sophomore season when he was Illinois' starting center. Now with James Augustine's graduation, how will Shaun Pruitt respond to being the man in the middle for the Fighting Illini?
July 25, 2006
Illini seniors Dee Brown and James Augustine ruined someone else's senior night on Tuesday when the Illini went into Minneapolis and defeated the Gophers. IlliniBoard.com has some quick, random thoughts from the Illini's 71-65 victory over Dan Monson's Gophers.
February 28, 2006
The Fighting Illini stop by Welsh Ryan Saturday afternoon to try to continue their quest for another Big 10 Championship. In their way might be the Northwestern Wildcats, who are looking to break a 3 game losing streak, and who have beaten the Illini at home in the past few years. Here's a look at the Ilini and how they're playing lately...
January 20, 2006
Illinois traveled to Bloomington, IN on Tuesday night to meet up with the Indiana Hoosiers looking for their first road win in Big Ten Conference play. Unfortunately, the Illini's comeback did not have the same results as Missouri's did the night before on ESPN, and the Illini squandered Shaun Pruitt's career-high 17 points in their 62-60 loss to Indiana.
January 17, 2006
In the first edition of the Box Score Breakdown in the regular season, IlliniBoard.com looks behind the numbers of Illinois' 90-65 victory over South Dakota State to see if they help tell the story of Bruce Weber's Fighting Illini. Some of the questions that will be looked at in this edition include: how impressive was James Augustine's double double and how did the Illini newcomers play in the first game of their collegiate career.
November 19, 2005
In the second edition of the Box Score Breakdown, IlliniBoard.com looks behind the numbers of the exhibition game against Quincy to see if they help to tell the story of the Fighting Illini Men's Basketball team. How well did Shaun Pruitt play on Wednesday night in the first "start" of his Illini career? This edition of Box Score Breakdown will tell you, among many other interesting facts from Wednesday night's exhibition game.
November 10, 2005