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Ohio State’s 3-pointers bury the Illini

Ohio State’s 3-pointers bury the Illini

By Daniel Dexter

February 22, 2016


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Tweet: #illini women’s basketball couldn’t contain Ohio State’s barrage of 3-point shotsThe Ohio State women's basketball team's ability to hit from beyond the arc throughout the game was a major contributing factor in Illinois’ 117-74 loss to Buckeyes.SOOhio State launched 29 3-po...

Tyra Buss and Hoosiers cruise past Illinois

By Matt Gertsmeier

February 11, 2016


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Tweet: [email protected] and @IndianaWBB cruise past @IlliniWBB #Illini On Matt Bollant’s first day on the job as head coach of the Illinois women’s basketball team, he offered Tyra Buss a scholarship. Before Bollant could get Buss, a Mount Carmel, Illinois, native, to Champaign for a visit, she verbally ...

Illinois looks for revenge at Minnesota

Illinois looks for revenge at Minnesota

By Daniel Dexter

January 25, 2016


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Tweet: Illinois will look to avenge its worst loss of the season when it takes on Minnesota at MinneapolisThe Illinois women’s basketball team will have an opportunity at revenge when it takes on Minnesota on Tuesday night.JTThe game, which will be played in Minneapolis, will be the second meeting...

Illinois women’s basketball starts season Friday

Illinois women’s basketball starts season Friday

By Matt Gertsmeier

November 11, 2015


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Matt Bollant is ready to move forward.Recently fired athletic director Mike ThomasJT hired the Illinois women’s basketball coach in 2012JT. While Bollant expressed disappointment about the firing, he realizes he needs to move on.“Mike hired me and I think the world of him,” Bollant said. “He’s ...

Bollant, Illini women’s basketball signs 3 2015 recruits

Bollant, Illini women’s basketball signs 3 2015 recruits

November 13, 2014


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Entering only his third season at the helm of the women’s basketball program, head coach Matt Bollant has proved he can recruit at a high level.  That trend was continued on Wednesday, when three recruits signed their national letters of intent to join the Illini program next season.  “From top t...