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Illinois wheelchair basketball teams cruise through day one at nationals

Illinois wheelchair basketball teams cruise through day one at nationals

By Tommy Polcyn

March 11, 2016

Today, both of the Illinois wheelchair basketball teams took enormous steps towards achieving their goal of winning a national championship.The men’s and women’s teams both picked up wins and will advance to the next round. On the men’s side, the Illini came into the tournament as the fifth seed...

Illinois men’s track and field wins 5 events at Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic

April 7, 2014

The Illinois men’s track and field team traveled south this weekend to Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, Ala. They were met with great conditions and were able to bring home five event titles and several other high finishes. “It's satisfying to come down into SEC-country and come home with a bunc...

Illinois impressive defensively, Dartmouth up next

Illinois’ Rayvonte Rice (24) attempts a layup during the game against Chicago State at State Farm Center on Nov. 23. The Illini won 77-53.

December 10, 2013

John Groce’s team looked a lot like the 2012-13 Illinois squad Sunday when it knocked down 12-of-23 3-point attempts in an 81-62 win over Auburn in Atlanta. Groce said the first half might have been the best his team has played all season. The Illini held a 41-17 advantage at halftime. Junior Rayvont...

Illinois rebounds from loss at Georgia Tech with rout of Auburn

By Michael Cunningham

December 9, 2013

ATLANTA — The Illinois men’s basketball team was back in Atlanta a few days after its collapse at Georgia Tech and the Illini left town with little doubt they are back on track. Illinois dominated Auburn for an 81-62 victory Sunday at Philips Arena to bounce back from its first loss of the season Tues...