Illini's Carlwell, Smith hurt when car hits tree

Updated: February 14, 2007, 7:59 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Brian Carlwell, one of two Illinois basketball players injured when their car went off the road and slammed into a tree on Monday night, is improving and has been upgraded to fair condition, the university announced in a statement Wednesday.


Carlwell Carlwell's parents arrived at the hospital on Tuesday morning from suburban Chicago and are staying with him.

Carlwell suffered a severe concussion in the single-car accident, according to Illinois spokesperson ...

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