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Illinois won’t take American lightly in preparation for Villanova

Illinois' Ahmad Starks looks for an open pass during the game against Brown at State Farm Center on Nov. 24. Starks had a couple of rough shooting nights since the Illini last played in Champaign. 
December 5, 2014

In sports, the definition of a “trap game” is when a lesser opponent lurks on the schedule immediately before playing a big game.  No. 24 Illinois basketball plays American on Saturday. Then, the...

Tim Beckman not overlooking Broncos, his old foe

August 31, 2012

Tim Beckman comes to Illinois after three years in the Mid-American Conference with Toledo. But when the Illini take the field in Saturday’s season opener at Memorial Stadium, the head coach will be...

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