The FadeAway with Deon Thomas and Eric Schmidt - Episode 17Dee Brown, Illini Basketball LegendThe “Human Fast Break” on the 2005 Fighting Illini Final Four Team…Dee Brown was Illinois’ Mr. Basketball and McDonald’s All American his senior year at Proviso East HS. Then, in that magical 2005 season, he was a consensus All-American who earned the Sporting News National Player of the Year award.Dee jumps on the FadeAway to share his thoughts on what’s most important to him in basketball. He also tells Deon and Eric about how many of those key players wound up together, what he learned by playing professionally, and what he’s currently up to.The FadeAway is hosted by Deon Thomas and Eric Schmidt. Deon currently does television studio work for the Big Ten Network and radio color analysis during Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball games. Eric can be seen on the Comcast “Game of the Week,” and other sports and entertainment segments, for Comcast in Chicago.Keep in touch with the FadeAway on the following social media channels:Facebook – www.facebook.com/TheFadeAwayDeonEricTwitter – www.twitter.com/TheFadeAwayChiInstagram – www.instagram.com/thefadeawaychiIn this episode, we also hear music from Marty Casey’s debut solo album, “The Ground You Walk On,” available now on iTunes at www.smarturl.it/MartyCasey. You can also find it on Spotify, Amazon Music and Google Play.And big thanks to Chris Hartweg and Painless Networking for making us a part of the Painless Podcast Network! Visit www.painless.network to activate your FREE account profile and #GetConnected TODAY!