Jamar Smith And His Alcohol-Monitoring Bracelet Find Redemption

Illinois-Purdue's just started. If you're like me - self-lacerating Illinoisan who masochistically dwells on the crap hands fate and Bruce Pearl have dealt us - you're wondering about Jamar Smith. Wonder no more. » 3/14/09 4:26pm 3/14/09 4:26pm

Trying To Understand The Illini Car Crash

Now that Illini center Brian Carlwell's condition after Monday's accident in a car driven by teammate Jamar Smith has been upgraded to "fair," we think it's probably OK to look at some of the more bizarre aspects to the crash. » 2/14/07 4:00pm 2/14/07 4:00pm

Inside The Awful Illini Car Accident

As most of you have heard by now, two Illinois basketball players — center Brian Carlwell and shooting guard Jamar Smith — were injured in a car accident last night in Champaign. Smith suffered a concussion, but Carlwell is currently listed in critical condition at Carle Foundation Hospital, a hospital we have… » 2/13/07 12:45pm 2/13/07 12:45pm

Jamar Smith Fever, People: Catch It

Our father knows us very well, so when we went home for the holidays, he bought us the best gift we can remember receiving: A Illini jersey T-shirt of Jamar Smith. Who's Jamar Smith, you ask? Oh, you'll know very soon. He's the Illini's freshman shooting guard whose 3-point touch is like a tip-in. We mean that almost… » 1/05/06 4:10pm 1/05/06 4:10pm