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Illinois will have to reverse ugly United Center trend against UIC Saturday

Illinois will have to reverse ugly United Center trend against UIC Saturday

By Alex Roux

December 12, 2015

Tweet: United Center wasn’t kind to #Illini hoops last year, who must take down UIC to keep season trending upward, writes @aroux94United Center has historically been a friendly host for Illinois basketball (they’re 35-14 overall at the venue), but last year it was a house of horrors.The Illini suff...

Springfield series comes to an end as Illini host Chicago State

Springfield series comes to an end as Illini host Chicago State

By Alex Roux

November 23, 2015

The Capital Games series is coming to an end.Illinois hosts Chicago State on Monday in Springfield, and you’d probably be hard-pressed to find anyone who isn’t relieved that it’s the Illini’s final game at Prairie Capital Convention Center. Springfield was a logical choice when looking for a ...

Groce can’t let point guard history repeat itself

Groce can’t let point guard history repeat itself

By Alex Roux

September 1, 2015

Recruiting is tricky.Every year, coaches have to deal with the delicate task of evaluating players and identifying who they can realistically devote their time and resources toward. This must be done while also balancing the intentions and motivations of those young athletes with a limited number of sch...