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Hawkeyes next up for Illini basketball in Big Ten Tournament

Hawkeyes next up for Illini basketball in Big Ten Tournament

By Peter Bailey-Wells

March 10, 2016

The Big Ten Tournament is all about turnaround time.Illinois basketball, fresh off an 85-52 thumping of Minnesota in the first round, will face fifth-seeded Iowa on Thursday at 1:25 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.The Hawkeyes (21-9 overall, 12-6 Big Ten) punched Illinois (14-18, 5-13)...

Championship week chaos leaves opening for two Big Ten team playoff

Championship week chaos leaves opening for two Big Ten team playoff

By Dan Escalona

December 1, 2015

Can a dominant win over Michigan — and equal amounts of luck — grant Ohio State the chance to defend it’s title?Can Iowa silence its critics and continue 2015’s most surprising run all the way to the CFP?Can Michigan State revive its seemingly once crushed playoff hopes?Can Florida or N...

Illinois gets close against Iowa

By Masaki Sugimoto

October 12, 2015

Illinois was defeated by the Iowa Hawkeyes in a close away game.The Illini stayed in it the whole game, but costly turnovers and the inability to stop the run doomed the Illini...

Orange Krush embarked on its annual road trip, taking in a loss at Iowa

Orange Krush embarked on its annual road trip, taking in a loss at Iowa

February 27, 2015

Much like Illinois’ 2014-15 basketball season, Wednesday’s Orange Krush road trip to watch the Illini take on Iowa in Iowa City didn’t exactly go according to plan. And I’m not just referring to the 68-60 defeat Illinois (17-11, 7-5 Big Ten) suffered at the hands of the Hawkeyes (18-10, 9-6)....