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Cold shooting dooms Illinois basketball at Miami

Cold shooting dooms Illinois basketball at Miami

December 3, 2014

Illinois played well for roughly three minutes of Tuesday’s 70-61 loss to Miami. The Illini came out of halftime facing a 37-24 deficit and went on a 10-0 run to open the half, cutting Miami’s lead to three in quick fashion. Later in the half, once the Hurricanes opened up another 10-point lead, I...

Starks learns hard work from family, grandmother

Starks learns hard work from family, grandmother

November 4, 2014

Ahmad Starks is quiet. He always has been. The senior guard for the Illinois men’s basketball team has never been much of a talker. For the most part, he lets his actions speak for themselves, both on the court and off. His quiet, cautious personality comes from his grandmother, Marzola Robinson. S...