roster, and West also makes the seventh player on the current roster with NBA experience (Justin Dentmon, Melvin Ely, Luther Head , Rashad McCants, Sean Singletary, Delonte West and Sean Williams).
game. But that team relied heavily on a starting five that included future pros Deron Williams, James Augustine, Luther Head and Dee Brown -- all players recruited by Bill Self before Self cemented his reputation as one of the nation's top
Head left the Illinois team in December after getting only limited playing time. He averaged 1 point over nine games last season before leaving. The Matteson, Ill., native is the younger brother of former Illinois standout Luther Head .
for unheralded guys like 6-8 junior Tyler Griffey or 6-4 sophomore Crandall Head (brother of former UI standout Luther Head ) to earn their keep. Illinois landed one of the nation's top recruiting classes, but it will take time for the
standout was raised by his grandmother in the Robert Taylor Homes. He played on AAU teams with Dee Brown, Eddy Curry and Luther Head . Although he was highly recruited, he was unprepared for the recruiting process. ''He taught us how to speak with
Champaign included the program's absolute peak, the 2005 title game. A tough, dynamic team led by Deron Williams, Luther Head and Dee Brown fought back from a 15-point deficit to tie North Carolina in the final five minutes before losing 75-70
and let a team back in the game. But we didn't do that tonight, we extended the lead and put the game away.'' Luther Head scored 18 points for the Pacers, who snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating Minnesota on Saturday but never
Tuesday. Several Pacers will have to fill in Granger's minutes. Dahntay Jones averages 15.3 points per game. Luther Head and Brandon Rush likely will see more playing time in Granger's place, starting with Wednesday night's home game
Jones said. ``Losing is not fun.'' The Pacers, who trailed by 11 in the first half, tied the score at 83 on Luther Head 's jumper with 8 minutes left in the fourth quarter. Portland used an 8-2 run, capped by Miller's layup, to
at 25.2 points per game, the Pacers needed a combined effort on the offensive end. Dahntay Jones had 18 points, Luther Head scored 14 and Brandon Rush added 13. "It's harder for an opposing team to scout where the shots are going to come