Tisdale Leaves For USA Basketball Tryouts Premium Story

Mike Tisdale, Bruce Weber (AP)
Mike Tisdale, Bruce Weber (AP)
By Jack Lyman
InsideIllini.com staff
Date: Jun 15, 2009

One man's misfortune is another man's opportunity. When Fighting Illini forward Mike Davis broke his ankle, it ended his dream of making the USA national team this summer. But teammate Mike Tisdale was chosen to replace him. He leaves Tuesday for Colorado and has two days to prove worthy of selection to the squad.

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