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Illini basketball struggles in 80-71 win over Georgia Southern

Illinois' Rayvonte Rice (24) drives to the basket during the game against Georgia Southern at State Farm Center, on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. The Illini won 80-71.

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...

Dads Weekend Calendar of Events

November 11, 2014

Friday, Nov. 14 Friday Night Films: Expendables 3 7 p.m. Location: Illini Union Pine Lounge Cost: Free, popcorn will be provided for first 100 attendees Illini Student Musicals Presents: West Side Story 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Location: Lincoln Hall Theatre Cost: $8 students, $10 public Illinois Basketbal...