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Women’s basketball sputters through 2013-14 season

Illinois' Jacqui Grant secures a rebound during the game against Iowa at State Farm Center on March 2, 2014.

By By: Stephen Bourbon

May 14, 2014

Coming off Matt Bollant’s first season as head coach of the Illinois women’s basketball, where Illinois posted its best winning percentage since 2007 and advanced to the WNIT quarterfinals, the Illini regressed in 2013-14. The losses of graduated Karisma Penn and Adrienne GodBold left a void of leadership and...

14-year-old arrested in attempted bank robbery prank

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 31, 2013

A 14-year-old girl was arrested for her involvement in an attempted bank robbery at the Heartland Bank last Friday. The juvenile was arrested by the Urbana Police Department Saturday for felony disorderly conduct and transported to the Champaign County Juvenile Detention Center, after she confessed to he...

Amber Moore fills void as only senior on roster

Illinois’ Amber Moore shoots the ball during the game against Alcorn State at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. on Sunday. The Illini won, 112-28.

By By: Stephen Bourbon

November 20, 2013

Although Amber Moore has been making changes in the Illini record book, her impact extends beyond the stat sheet. The 5-foot-11 guard on the Illinois women’s basketball team has taken her game to new heights in her final campaign in Champaign as the only senior on the roster. Moore has increased her sco...