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Illinois routs Rutgers at home

Illinois routs Rutgers at home

By Joey Figueroa

February 16, 2016

tweet: The #Illini kept Rutgers winless in the Big Ten with a 82-66 win on Tuesday.Malcolm Hill gingerly raced down the court for an easy lay-in after a Rutgers pass went straight into his arms on the other end. The bucket capped off a 13-4 Illini run, and the tone was set — Rutgers just couldn't ...

Illinois, Rutgers to rematch after "classic" triple overtime game

Illinois, Rutgers to rematch after "classic" triple overtime game

By Eli Schwardon

February 15, 2016

Tweet: #Illini and @RutgersMBB to rematch Tuesday night in Champaign after "classic" triple overtime game on Feb. 3.Illinois-Rutgers on Feb. 3 was a toddler on Red Bull in the form of a basketball game. At times, the disorganized, fast-paced affair seemed more like a Campus Recreation intramural...

Illinois dismantled by No. 5 Iowa, 77-65

Illinois dismantled by No. 5 Iowa, 77-65

By Alex Roux

February 7, 2016

Tweet: Iowa is a far superior team, and the Hawkeyes dismantled Illinois Sunday, writes @aroux94The red flags appeared early.Illinois missed a combination of six layups and inside looks in the first ten minutes of Sunday’s game against No. 5 Iowa, setting the tone for the Hawkeyes’ eventual 77-6...

Quality of opening weekend opponents means Illini men's basketball can’t sleepwalk.

Quality of opening weekend opponents means Illini men's basketball can’t sleepwalk.

By Alex Roux

November 11, 2015

Last season, Illinois basketball opened its schedule with two games in three days during the first weekend of the season. The Illini’s opponents? Georgia Southern and Coppin State.The 2015-16 Illini schedule sets up similarly: They open their season with games Friday and Sunday bracketing the upcoming...

Coleman-Lands commitment is big step for Illini, Groce

Coleman-Lands commitment is big step for Illini, Groce

September 24, 2014

Illinois hasn’t had much luck lately with basketball recruits who stage live press conferences for their college announcements. Jalen Brunson and Cliff Alexander both snubbed the Illini during their televised decisions. Quentin Snider chose the Illini during his, but de-committed before he had a chan...