3 News at 10 p.m. Sports 7.17

3 News at 10 p.m. Sports 7.17


FOOTBALL SEASON IS ON, WITH THE ILLINI SET TO BEGIN THEIR FALL TRAINING CAMP ON AUGUST 2ND AND A NEW SEASON, ALSO MEANS A NEW PLAYERS LOUNGE, THANKS TO A GENEROUS DONATION FROM FORMER ILLINI COREY LEE-JIT. THE EIGHT-YEAR NFL VETERAN GIFTED TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TOWARDS THE COMPLETION OF THE HENRY DALE AND BETTY SMITH FOOTBALL CENTER, WHICH IS SET TO BE FINISHED IN OCTOBER. AND WITH THE SEASON JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY, RISING SENIOR REGGIE CORBIN IS GETTING SOME BIG- TIME ATTENTION HEADING INTO PRESEASON. THE RUNNING BACK WAS NAMED TO THE DOKE WALKER AWARD WATCH LIST. AND CORBIN IS AMOUNG THOSE WHO WILL BE ATTENDING THE BIG TEN MEDIA DAYS STARTING ON THURSDAY. HE JOINS HEAD COACH LOVE SMITH, AS WELL AS JUNIORS NATE HOBBS, AND ALEX PAL-CHESS-SKI. WE’LL HAVE PLENTY OF COVERAGE COMING TOMORROW.. YOU CAN HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE WCIA.COM TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH ALL OF ACTION FROM THE BIG TEN MEDIA DAYS IN CHICAGO. ((MARLEE)) ILLINOIS MEN’S BASKETBALL IS LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY FROM THEIR FOREIGN TRIP TO ITALY. BUT FORMER ILLINI MALCOM HILL, HAS BEEN THERE DONE THAT. HE’S BEEN PURSING A PROFESSIONAL CAREER OVERSEAS, AFTER LEAVING ILLINOIS AS ONE OF THE TOP SCORERS OF ALL TIME. WCIA 3 SPORTS DIRECTOR BRET BEHERNS HAS THE STORY.. Malcolm Hill is finally getting his bounce back. The former Illini standout is about 90- to-95 percent healthy after tearing his left ACL playing for MHP Reisin Ludwigsburg (Rise-in LewisBurg) in Germany last year. It

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