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University alumnus planning food truck for Caribbean Grill

University alumnus planning food truck for Caribbean Grill

October 2, 2014

In the middle of an economic recession and planning a wedding, Mike Harden, 2005 University MBA alumnus, gave up a financially sound job and took the biggest gamble of his life. “Everybody was all like, ‘Are you crazy, why would you do that?’” he said. “But I literally quit my job and I put...

Abrams, Illini fall short against Michigan in Big Ten Tournament

Illinois' Tracy Abrams (13) reacts after missing the game winning shot during the quarter-final game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament against Michigan at Banker's Life Fieldhouse, on Friday, Mar. 14, 2014 The Illini lost 64-63.

By Johnathan Hettinger

March 14, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — It was the shot Tracy Abrams wanted. With 3.0 seconds left in the game and Illinois trailing 64-63, senior Jon Ekey passed it to the point guard at the top of the key. Abrams broke free of Caris LaVert, Michigan’s 6-foot-6 wingman, who was guarding him. He drove to the basket, and...