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Free throws, rebounding haunt Illini in overtime loss to Buckeyes

Free throws, rebounding haunt Illini in overtime loss to Buckeyes

By Alex Roux

January 29, 2016

Check out the radio recap by Basketball Reporter Joey Gelman hereIncredibly, the game was right there for Illinois to win Thursday.After trailing Ohio State for 22 consecutive — and mostly sloppy — minutes of basketball, the Illini capped a 13-point second half comeback by the slimme...

Championship week chaos leaves opening for two Big Ten team playoff

Championship week chaos leaves opening for two Big Ten team playoff

By Dan Escalona

December 1, 2015

Can a dominant win over Michigan — and equal amounts of luck — grant Ohio State the chance to defend it’s title?Can Iowa silence its critics and continue 2015’s most surprising run all the way to the CFP?Can Michigan State revive its seemingly once crushed playoff hopes?Can Florida or N...

Illini lineman Karras enters 2015 at full strength

Illini lineman Karras enters 2015 at full strength

By Michal Dwojak, Staff writer

July 31, 2015

Ted Karras sat at an elevated table with a smile on his face during the first day of the Big Ten Media Days on Thursday in Chicago. His expression was the opposite when the media and fans last saw Karras at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, in early November — the Illinois offensive lineman was lim...

Hill will be key against Ohio State

Hill will be key against Ohio State

January 3, 2015

At press conferences, Rayvonte Rice often likes to reinforce one of his head coach’s many mantras. “We take it one game at a time,” the senior Illini guard usually says, which is often accompanied by a nod from Illinois coach John Groce. After a disappointing loss to Michigan on Tuesday, that’s exact...