The Fighting Illini opened up the 2006-2007 basketball season with a complete and utter dominating performance over the Austin Peay Governors. The Illini never trailed during Monday night's 80-35 victory. Jamar Smith led the Illini with 19 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the floor.
November 13, 2006
In the eighth edition of the IlliniBoard.com Summer Series, IlliniBoard looks at sophomore shooting guard Jamar Smith. As a freshman, Smith showed Illini fans, and the nation that he was one of the best outside shooters in the country. What is he going to do for an encore in his sophomore season as more of the Illini's offensive burden will be placed on his shoulders?
August 16, 2006
In his first appearance in the NCAA Tournament, Jamar Smith scored a game-high twenty points leading the Illini to a 78-69 victory over the Air Force Academy in Thursday night's first round action in the Washington, D. C. Regional. Dee Brown led the Illini in rebounding and assists with 8 and 10, respectively.
March 16, 2006