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Northwestern Makes More Than A Fashion Statement Against Illinois
The Northwestern Wildcats have been drubbed in every Big 10 Conference matchup they’ve had this season. Their last victory was on December 22, and the Wildcats rank 320th in the nation in scoring. All signs pointed to a fifth consecutive loss for Northwestern. Nobody [...]
Illinois Basketball Student Section Photoshops Aaron Craft Into Dan Dakich’s Family Photo
It’s safe to say ESPN basketball analyst Dan Dakich has a bit of a man-crush on Ohio State Buckeyes point guard and hustle machine, Aaron Craft. Sure, Craft is one of the most impressive hustlers in the nation, but Dakich doesn’t [...]
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Illinois Fighting Illini Are Hoping History Repeats Itself
At the end of the Bruce Weber era in Champaign, IL — now almost two years ago — the vibe around Illinois basketball wasn’t pretty. Weber’s last Illini team was viewed as a major disappointment, and people involved with the [...]
Indiana Hoosiers: Team Gets Back To Winning Ways In Victory Over Illinois
After a big upset victory over the Wisconsin Badgers almost two weeks ago, the Indiana Hoosiers seemed to play themselves out of the NCAA Tournament talks. The win two weeks ago put them back into the Big Dance conversation, but [...]
Indiana Hoosiers: Unforced Turnovers Key in Loss to Illinois
A number of factors keyed in on the Indiana Hoosiers‘ overtime loss to the Illinois Fighting Illini today. You could put the blame on the lack of calls by the refs in overtime, the coaching mistakes by Tom Crean or even [...]
Oregon Ducks Need to Slow Down on Offense
For some teams, transition basketball is the way to live. For others, like the Oregon Ducks, half-court basketball is needed to set up an offense and get better open looks. Unlike its football team, the University of Oregon needs to [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini’s Rayvonte Rice Could Be the Most Underrated Player In the Big Ten
The Illinois Fighting Illini are not getting a whole lot of hype for the 2013-14 college basketball season, but they do have a couple of great players. One of them is Tracy Abrams and the other is Rayvonte Rice. Both [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini: Big Ten Contender or Pretender?
The Illinois Fighting Illini finished six games back in the Big Ten standings last year, but were still able to make the NCAA tournament. Will they be contenders or pretenders in the 2013-14 college basketball season? The Fighting Illini are [...]
Illinois Fighting Illini To Have A Couple of Tough Games In Non-Conference Schedule
The Illinois Fighting Illini will not have the toughest non-conference schedule out of the Big Ten teams, but they will still play a couple of tough teams regardless. Some of those teams include Missouri, Oregon and UNLV. All three could [...]