Bruce Weber Archive

Around the Hall: Early signing period begins

Around the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall crew. Send us your links to tips@insidehthehall.com. + Chris Korman writes that signing day went off without much excitement in Bloomington. (The Hoosier Scoop) + Tom Izzo is excited ...

Jack Keefer takes a jab at Bruce Weber

It’s been a while since we’ve had the opportunity to have a little fun at the expense of Bruce Weber. So it was with great enjoyment that we learned of comments made by Lawrence North coach Jack Keefer regarding Weber ...

The Morning After: Illinois open thread

After the massive disappointment last week against Michigan, I didn’t expect much out of Saturday’s game at Illinois — that’s a tough place to play, and Illinois has sneakily been really good this year. Their tempo-free numbers belie a team ...

Good, Bad and Ugly: Illinois

THE GOOD (HEY, WE HAD TO LIST SOMETHING, RIGHT?): Nick Williams. That pretty much sums it up. On a day when the Hoosiers came out with far less fight than needed to win in a hostile environment, Williams was the ...

Know Thy Opponent: Illinois Fighting Illini

Expected to be a middle of the pack team in the Big Ten, Bruce Weber’s Illinois club is off to a 13-2 start and owns the most impressive conference win to-date: A 71-67 upset at Purdue in overtime. A big ...

A lesson in motivational speaking: The fist

As the Hoosiers prepare to take on Illinois tomorrow afternoon, it’s the perfect time to relive one of the most moving speeches ever delivered. Let me set the scene: It’s the 2005 National Championship game at the Edward Jones Dome ...

Crean Big Ten teleconference audio

Courtesy of the Big Ten Network, here is the audio from this morning’s teleconference with Tom Crean: Related: John Beilein teleconference audio Bruce Weber teleconference audio

Jamar Smith violates probation, now a wanted man

Jamar Smith, the Illinois guard (and convicted felon) who wrecked his car into a tree while driving drunk early in 2007, had his probation revoked and is being sought by police in Champaign County. Here’s the scoop, according to The ...

Bruce Weber: ‘Indiana Will Suck’

Bruce Weber gave an oh-so-hilarious speech to a bunch of Illinois fans yesterday, and he closed with this gem: – Weber, on the Big Ten race: “The league should be wide open and we can be right in the middle ...

The Morning After: Illinois

Come again, Bruce? Something about fisting? As my victorious, gloating post just demonstrated, I am incredibly happy to have won tonight. At some level, it’s not about winning in a quality way, or looking good while doing it; it’s just ...