Illinois center Brian Carlwell to transfer

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- University of Illinois center Brian Carlwell has decided to transfer from the Big Ten school.

Illinois hoopster jailed

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., May 25 (UPI) -- Illinois guard Jamar Smith began serving two weeks in jail after pleading guilty to felony driving under the influence of alcohol.

Ill. basketball player charged with DUI

URBANA, Ill., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- University of Illinois basketball player Jamar Smith has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident. A warrant for Smith's arrest was issued by Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz and signed by

Ill. guard Jamar Smith out for the year

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Illinois guard Jamar Smith will miss the rest of the season because of a concussion.

Two Illinois players injured in crash

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Two University of Illinois basketball players were injured, one critically, late Monday in a car accident, police said. Brian Carlwell was riding in a car driven by Jamar Smith when the vehicle crossed the center line of a street and struck a tree on the

COL BKB: Marquette 77, Morgan State 57

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- No. 21 Marquette built a 39-28 halftime advantage Friday night and belted out-manned Morgan State, 77-57.

COL BKB: Illinois 78, Air Force 69

SAN DIEGO, March 17 (UPI) -- Jamar Smith had 20 points and three rebounds Thursday night as Illinois beat Air Force, 78-69, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at San Diego.

COL BKB: Illinois 75, Mich. State 68

EAST LANSING, Mich., March 4 (UPI) -- Dee Brown scored 14 second half points Saturday to help 10th-ranked Illinois beat No. 25 Michigan State, 75-68.

COL BKB: Illinois 76, Purdue 58

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Rich McBride had 19 points, two assists and two rebounds Saturday to help 7th-ranked Illinois clobber Purdue, 76-58.

COL BKB: Illinois 77, Minnesota 53

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Dee Brown totaled 17 points, five assists and four rebounds Wednesday night as 7th-ranked Illinois thrashed Minnesota, 77-53.

COL BKB: Illinois 84, Tennessee-Martin 46

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Rich McBride scored 21 points Friday night to help 6th-ranked Illinois rip Tennessee-Martin, 84-46.

COL BKB: Illinois 89, SE Missouri St. 64

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Dee Brown scored a team-high 16 points Wednesday night as sixth-ranked Illinois rolled over Southeast Missouri State, 89-64.

COL BKB: Illinois 61, Coppin State 42

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- James Augustine had 15 points and nine rebounds and sparked a key second-half run Sunday to lead No. 8 Illinois to a 61-42 victory over Coppin State.

COL BKB: Illinois 75, Ark-Little Rock 49

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Freshman Jamar Smith scored 23 points, 18 on six three-pointers, as No. 10 Illinois capitalized on a second-half run to beat Arkansas-Little Rock, 75-49.

COL BKB: Maryland 86, Tex.-El Paso 83

DENVER, March 18 (UPI) -- Chris McCray scored 19 points Thursday as Maryland escaped with its sixth straight win, 86-83 over Texas-El Paso in the NCAA Tournament's first round.
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