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Demetri McCamey Ready To Take Next Step

Demetri McCamey (Holly Smith)

The Fighting Illini basketball team returns its entire starting lineup from last year and has more depth than in recent memory. All positions but point guard will be hotly contested as backups are hungry for playing time. Demetri McCamey has no major competition at the point. How he goes this year will have a major bearing on the season.

Demetri McCamey had a tremendous junior year for the Illini. He was one of the nation's leaders in assists and earned the Illini MVP award. He applied for early entry into the NBA and had an opportunity to work out with a couple pro teams. His decision to return to Illinois may have been the boost the team needed to have a special 2010-11 season. McCamey benefitted from the opportunity to be...

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