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Illinois basketball has come a long way since 2005

Illinois basketball has come a long way since 2005

March 17, 2015

When you’re young, you rarely think long-term. I grew up in a golden era of Illinois basketball in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when Big Ten titles and NCAA tournament appearances were the norm. I didn’t associate Illinois basketball with anything other than success, since it had been good for...

Former Illini Jereme Richmond headed to prison

Illinois' Jereme Richmond (22) questions of referee's foul call during the basketball game against Purdue at the Assembly Hall on Feb. 13, 2011.

By John Keilman

November 27, 2013

Former Illini basketball player Jereme Richmond could be in prison for close to a year after being sentenced for harassing a probation officer. The one-time high school Mr. Basketball and former Illini has had numerous legal entanglements since leaving Illinois in 2011 after his freshman season. His NBA ...