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Illinois Fighting Illini Are Hoping History Repeats Itself
Illinois Fighting Illini

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 […]

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Illinois

After an embarrassing loss to Big Ten regular-season champion Michigan, Illinois has managed to bounce back with two-straight victories. The Fighting Illini’s latest win came at the opening tip of the Big Ten tournament as they defeated the No. 8 seed […]

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Big Ten Conference Basketball

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Madness! Okay, not quite, but we’re getting ever so close. As the final week of the college basketball regular season is amazingly upon us and conference tournaments are right around the corner, […]

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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 […]

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Tom Crean Indiana

The Indiana Hoosiers haven’t won a road game at the Illinois Fighting Illini since 2008. In fact, IU is 2-10 since 1999 and have only won five total times in the State Farm Center since 1989. Today, they had a chance […]

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I don’t normally resort to blaming officials for losses, but it seems as of late whether it’s the NFL, NBA or NCAA, officiating is really costing teams games. That happened today in Indiana‘s 83-80 loss to Illinois. Some blunders late in […]

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Cliff Alexander

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the weather is getting chillier and chillier and, of course, high school basketball recruits are making their choice of college destinations. Okay, the last one wasn’t so obvious, but it’s […]

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Illinois Fighting Illini

Rayvonte Rice has the talent to lead the Illinois Fighting Illini in scoring in the 2013-14 college basketball season and he needs to have an instant impact for the team. Rice previously averaged 16.8 points per game for Drake in […]

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John Groce

Bruce Weber did work for the Illinois Fighting Illini, but head coach John Groce has been doing a fine job at recruiting ever since taking over for this team. The 2014 recruiting class is already looking solid to say the […]

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