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Tisdale Seeking Consistency For Stretch Run

Mike Tisdale (Holly Smith)

For the Fighting Illini basketball team to make a title run, it will need contributions from everyone. Unfortunately, consistency has been a problem. The second leading scorer on the team is center Mike Tisdale, and he hit 8-11 at Wisconsin. But he has had games where he has been in foul trouble or double-teamed and unable to get open shots.

Illinois center Mike Tisdale is probably the best shooter on the team. Through 25 games, he is shooting an outstanding 58.5% from the field with many shots from 15 feet or beyond. However, some teams defend him well and prevent him from getting scoring opportunities. And there are times when foul trouble limits his minutes. Against Wisconsin, a team without a dominant inside presence...

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