Photo: Basketball is not a pastel sport


Ed Thomson

By Dan McDonald

Craig Danforth, left, talks with his brother Harry before the NCAA title game in Morton Day Memorial Ampitheater Monday in St. Louis. Harry (class of 1969) and Craig (class of 1972) said they have been Illinois basketball fans since they were children and remember seeing games with their father when the team still played in Huff Hall. “Damn near waited 40 years for this,” Harry said.