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McCamey's Game Continues To Evolve

Demetri McCamey (Holly Smith)

The low point for the Fighting Illini basketball team probably came at Northwestern January 23. The Illini fell apart that day, and Bruce Weber risked losing them for good. Fortunately, a private team meeting and subsequent team vote for captains appears to have reversed the trend. And no one benefitted more than Demetri McCamey, whose game has evolved greatly since.

Demetri McCamey has always had potential to be a floor general as well as top scorer for Illinois. He lacked the conditioning the first two years to do all the things required of a point guard. And all three years, he has sometimes butted heads with coach Bruce Weber, preferring to do things his own way. Until recently, McCamey would show tantalizing glimpses of his potential and then fall...

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