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Offense erupts again as Illinois pounds Austin Peay

Offense erupts again as Illinois pounds Austin Peay

November 22, 2014

Dick Vitale can rest easy tonight, and save the acrobatics for March. The legendary broadcaster once proclaimed that if Austin Peay beat Illinois in a 1987 NCAA Tournament matchup, he’d stand on his head. Sure enough, the 3-seed Illini were upset by the 14-seed Governors in the first round of March...

Illini offense breaking records early in season

Illini offense breaking records early in season

By Sean Neumann

November 22, 2014

Illinois' offense has already been record breaking. The Illini have averaged 100.3 points per game through their first three contests, scoring more than 100 in their last two games — the first time Illinois has done so since 1993. “They really shot the ball well,” Austin Peay coach Dave Loos s...

Illini basketball unselfish in win over Austin Peay

Illini basketball unselfish in win over Austin Peay

November 22, 2014

Head coach John Groce preaches unselfish basketball.  On Friday night, the Illinois men’s basketball team’s commitment to making the extra pass paid off. Illinois (3-0) spread the ball around well, and finished with 20 assists in a 107-66 win over Austin Peay (1-3) at State Farm Center. “We ...

Illini basketball front court to be tested against Austin Peay

November 21, 2014

The Illinois men’s basketball team will be tested again this weekend. Unlike the first two games of the season that head coach John Groce said were dominated by strong guard play from the opposition, Illinois’ next opponent, Austin Peay, will test the Illini front court. "They really try to throw th...