Add another school to the list of high-major powerhouses hot on the trail of Marshall senior Darius Smith.
It's long been known that Illinois admired Smith, but they seemed to be full for the 2009 recruiting class.
That's no longer the case. Apparently the Illinois staff is expecting to have room for the star guard. Both Bruce Weber and assistant coach Jerrance Howard were on hand to watch Smith lead the Commandos over Crane tonight in the Marshall regional final.