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Illinois women’s basketball finding its bench rotation

Illinois women’s basketball finding its bench rotation

By Joey Figueroa

February 4, 2015


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There isn’t much going right for the Illinois women’s basketball team right now. Currently on a seven-game losing streak, the Illini are just one loss away from being in the cellar of the Big Ten. You wouldn’t be able to tell that from their energetic practices, though, and emerging from these hig...

Illinois women’s basketball loses seventh straight

February 2, 2015


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When Ivory Crawford’s name was announced in the starting five for Illinois on Sunday, the Illini faithful got loud. The excitement lasted well into the first half, but not much longer. Wisconsin busted out of its four-game losing skid with a 73-62 win over Illinois at State Farm Center. With the defic...

Illinois women’s basketball looks to end five game skid at Nebraska

January 29, 2015


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Riding a five-game losing streak and still without its leading scorer, Ivory Crawford, the last thing Illinois women’s basketball needs is a road game against a top-15 team in the nation. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what the Illini will battle through at Nebraska on Thursday night. This is the...

Bollant’s new lineup trades offensive production for defensive energy

By By: Stephen Bourbon

February 12, 2014


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Over the past two games, the Illinois women’s basketball team has sported almost an entirely new starting lineup. In conference matches against Michigan State and Minnesota, the Illini had usual starter Ivory Crawford alongside reserve Nia Oden and three freshmen making their first collegiate start...

New lineup can’t energize Illini

New lineup can’t energize Illini

By By: Stephen Bourbon

February 6, 2014


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Despite an overhaul of the starting lineup, the Illinois women’s basketball team couldn’t buck its losing streak in a loss to Michigan State. The Illini (9-14, 2-8 Big Ten) got burned by a late run from the No. 24 Spartans (15-7, 7-2) in the first half and never threatened, losing 69-53. Illinois...