Richard Semrau To End Career On Senior Day

Life takes twists and turns that are hard to predict. Sometimes they lead us into advantageous situations, and other times they lead us away from our chosen path. The latter has been true for Illini senior Richard Semrau. Once an outstanding basketball prospect, illness and injuries waylaid his career. He is now choosing to graduate and skip his final year of eligibility.
March 3, 2010

Semrau Overcomes Obstacles For Illini

The Illinois basketball team could stand some good fortune for a change. A number of injuries and other personnel problems the last two years devastated the team and discouraged the fandom. But maybe, just maybe, there is a positive surprise on the horizon by the name of Rich Semrau. The almost forgotten big man is starting to assert himself.
November 17, 2008

Richard Semrau update

Illinois freshman basketball player just got home today, he was released from the hospital in Urbana, IL. last weekend.
December 12, 2006

Freshman Semrau Out Indefinitely

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.- Illinois freshman forward Richard Semrau (Grafton, Ohio/Lutheran West HS) had surgery today at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Ill., to remove an internal infection that had formed following a serious contusion to the lining of his chest wall nearly two weeks ago.
December 7, 2006

"Tough Two Months" – Richard Semrau

Illini recruit 6"-9" Richard Semrau took the time to give an update on his health and what he expects for the 2006-07 fighting Illini.
April 17, 2006

Richard Semrau Update

Rich Semrau talks about his season to date and what he likes when he's watched the Illini play this year. Two games that come to mind were the UNC game and Oregon game just last weekend.
December 13, 2005

Brumby's Daily Column: November 9, 2005

Brumby looks at some of the news articles that are revolving around college athletics for the day and provides some thoughts on them and the world of Illini sports. Today's article focuses on last night's exhibition game against Illinois Wesleyn.
November 8, 2005