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Where are they now: 2004-05 Illini basketball players and coaches

Where are they now: 2004-05 Illini basketball players and coaches
March 17, 2015

It has been an eventful 10 years since the 2004-05 Illinois men’s basketball team made it to the NCAA championship game. Much has changed at Illinois in those 10 years. But what have the players and...

From the bench: A student-manager’s view of the 2004-05 Illini

March 17, 2015

Crossing the Mississippi River, the St. Louis Gateway Arch began to peak over I-70. To anyone else at that moment, it was just a monument. But to the Illinois basketball team, watching the 630-foot symbol...

Hometown Illini players reflect on historic 2004-05 season

Illinois guard Deron Williams drives to the basket against Wake Forest’s Chris Paul.
March 17, 2015

Despite being young at the time, former Champaign Centennial stars and now Illinois basketball players Rayvonte Rice and Michael Finke remember the 2004-05 basketball season like it was yesterday.  While...

Illinois basketball has come a long way since 2005

Illinois basketball has come a long way since 2005
March 17, 2015

When you’re young, you rarely think long-term. I grew up in a golden era of Illinois basketball in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when Big Ten titles and NCAA tournament appearances were the norm. I...

Illinois vs. Arizona: 10 years later

Illinois vs. Arizona: 10 years later
March 17, 2015

It was truly a magical season: a 29-0 start, a No. 1 ranking for 15 straight weeks, a Big Ten championship and a Final Four appearance. Illinois fans still want to talk about the 2004-05 Illini. Luther...

University researchers develop low-cost 3D-printed prosthetic hand

Aadeel Akhtar, a graduate in Neuroscience, and Michael Fatina, a sophomore in Engineering, demonstrates the prosthetic hand in action at the Coordinated Science Laboratory on Monday, Nov. 3.
November 6, 2014

For amputees in developing countries the cost of prostheses can be too expensive, ranging in the tens of thousands of dollars. But a research team at the University may have found a solution to that problem...

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