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Legally Blonde cast delivers crowd-pleasing performance

Elle Woods played by Noël Konken, senior in ACES, sings the musical number What You Want at Legally Blonde the Musical on Sunday, April 12, 2015.

By Maddie Galassi

April 14, 2015

The cast of “Legally Blonde” earned a standing ovation on Saturday night, when they finished their Moms Weekend performance sponsored by the Illini Union Board. The IUB put on the play inspired by the 2001 movie of the same name starring Reese Witherspoon, who played a sorority girl who follows ...

Offensive rebounding key to success for Illinois men’s basketball

Illinois' Maverick Morgan (22) pulls down an offensive rebound during the game against Bradley at State Farm Center on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2013. The Illini won 81-55.

By Johnathan Hettinger

December 5, 2013

Illinois basketball head coach John Groce can’t control whether shots go in. He knows that some days shots fall and some days they don’t. But he also knows two things that his team can control — defense and rebounding — and if they control those areas, the team will have success regardless of whet...