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Illini basketball struggles in 80-71 win over Georgia Southern

Illini basketball struggles in 80-71 win over Georgia Southern

By Sean Neumann

November 15, 2014

The opportunities kept presenting themselves, but Illinois couldn't capitalize. Illinois beat Georgia Southern 80-71 Friday night in the season opener at State Farm Center. The Illini couldn't pull away from the Eagles, letting three double-digit leads dwindle with 14 lead changes in the game. “I though...