Bruce Weber Archive

Bruuuuce loses an assistant and a recruit

Under the category of “I’m glad that didn’t happen to IU” comes the news that Mason County (KY) wing Darius Miller has committed to Kentucky. Miller had been heavily recruited by Illinois and their former assistant coach, Tracy Webster. At ...

Around the Hall: Friday Links

I usually wouldn’t throw a link dump at you, but since it’s Friday and there is quite a bit of good information floating around the Web today, here goes: 6’7″ forward Kevin Jones from Mount Vernon, NY is setting up ...

Jamar Smith (convicted felon) will redshirt and stay with Illini program

Jamar Smith, whom you may remember nearly killed a teammate in a drunk driving accident earlier this year, will remain with the Illinois basketball program. Smith will redshirt the 2007-2008 season and will be allowed to return to the team ...

Bruce Weber’s recruiting secrets revealed

Before I get into the topic at hand, let me first mention that Eisenhower (IL) point guard Lewis Jackson has narrowed his list of schools to five and Indiana is one of them. The other schools still under consideration by ...

Tuesday roundup: Illini lose two more, basketball triangle, Sampson’s recruiting

It’s a slow time of the year for sports news and it’s even slower on the basketball front. However, that doesn’t mean you should have to go without your daily fix. Alas, I’ve scoured the Web and have come away ...

Bruce Almighty loses another

It’s hard to imagine a scenario where an IU fan would actually be happy about a five-star recruit choosing Kentucky as his college destination. Yesterday, when DeAndre Liggins from Washington High joined the long list of Chicagoland kids who have ...