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It's summer of uncertainty for Illini football, basketball fans

It's summer of uncertainty for Illini football, basketball fans

By Alex Roux

July 18, 2015

When you’ve been out of school since mid-May, it feels like summer is winding down by the time late July rolls around.Classes start in about a month. The first football game is a little over six weeks away, which will kick off another year of Illini sports. I’ve been trying to envision how the reve...

Groce hosts trio of recruits as current team returns to campus

Groce hosts trio of recruits as current team returns to campus

June 14, 2015

Summer on the University of Illinois campus is generally quiet, a time mostly devoid of any significant Illini hoops news.However, there were some developments this past weekend with John Groce’s program as he hosted a trio of visitors, while welcoming back some familiar faces as well.Summer school start...

Top recruit Matthews chooses Kentucky over Illinois, others

By Johnathan Hettinger

February 26, 2014

The best basketball player in Illinois in the class of 2015 is not going to be an Illini.   Charles Matthews of Chicago St. Rita, a five-star shooting guard, announced he will be attending Kentucky on Wednesday.   Matthews' final five included Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State.   Matthews,...

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews to make decision Wednesday

By Johnathan Hettinger

February 25, 2014

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews will make his college decision on Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m., according to his Twitter account. He will choose between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State. Matthews, of Chicago St. Rita, is the top recruit in the state of Illinois in the...