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Illini of the Week September 1: Jannelle Flaws

Illini of the Week September 1: Jannelle Flaws

By Jon Joffe

September 1, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success.Last week, when Illinois soccer forward Jannelle Flaws was a few goals a...

Illini lineman Karras enters 2015 at full strength

Illini lineman Karras enters 2015 at full strength

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

July 31, 2015

Ted Karras sat at an elevated table with a smile on his face during the first day of the Big Ten Media Days on Thursday in Chicago. His expression was the opposite when the media and fans last saw Karras at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, in early November — the Illinois offensive lineman was lim...

Following ACL tear, Abrams adjusting to the bench

Following ACL tear, Abrams adjusting to the bench

November 4, 2014

At first, Tracy Abrams didn’t think the injury was that bad. He was in shock and a few seconds later he felt the pain. “I knew something was wrong,” Abrams said. As he lay on the court near one of the baskets at Ubben Basketball complex with pain shooting through his right knee, his thoughts turned t...

Abrams tears ACL, will miss season

Abrams tears ACL, will miss season

September 11, 2014

Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams suffered a right knee injury in team workouts on Monday that resulted in an ACL tear. He will miss the entire 2014-2015 season and will redshirt. He is expected to return for the 2015-16 season.  “Tracy worked hard in the offseason to put himself in great positi...