Archive for the ‘Eric Gordon’ Category

I’ve Officially Lost My Mind – In Defense Of Illinois Fan

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

I can't believe I'm about to say this. In all my years as a sports fan and in my short time as a blogger, I've said a lot of crazy, indefensible things, but this is the worst. I hate myself for even thinking it. It's reprehensible and I probably won't ...

We Got Gordon 1.0: In Poor Taste

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

At 4:30 EST on Sunday, the biggest college basketball game of this young season will take place. It has the most bad blood and probably the best story behind it of any game this year. Indiana University versus the University of Illinois isn't a matchup of highly-ranked teams, though Indiana ...

Eric Gordon Update: In Defense Of Sampson

Saturday, October 14th, 2006

In November of 2005, Eric Gordon told Illinois' basketball coaches he would attend college in Champaign instead of the school he grew up loving, Indiana. Almost a year later with a totally different situation in Bloomington, Kelvin Sampson and his staff convinced the nation's top high school guard to change ...

Today’s Top Story: We Told You So

Saturday, October 14th, 2006

We told you we knew what we were talking about when we broke the story about Eric Gordon spurning Illinois for Indiana. Ok sorry, we don't like to gloat here at Rumors and Rants but this one feels pretty good. We had this story on monday before anyone in the ...

Eric Gordon Reportedly Headed To Indiana

Monday, October 9th, 2006

After months of rumors and speculation, we have confirmation from a source inside Indiana Basketball that 5-star guard Eric Gordon will attend Indiana University. Gordon, the #2 player in the class of 2007 has been committed to Illinois since November 28, 2005 but has apparently been wavering on that decision ...