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Big Ten Roundup

By Complied Sam Sherman January 20, 2015

Illinois Head Coach: John Groce Record: 12-7, 2-4 Big Ten Analysis: Expectations were high for the Illini coming into the season in what seemed to be a crowded middle of the conference. Well into the season,...

Illinois' head coach John Groce signals to his team during the game against Indiana at State Farm Center on Jan. 18, 2015. The Illini lost 80-74.

Winter will ask: Illinois’ struggling conference consistency

By Sean Neumann January 20, 2015

Bringing his players out to his family swimming pool on a summer day, John Groce knew one of the Illinois basketball team’s biggest problems was its consistency. The Illini head coach experienced a lack...

Rice injury means ‘next man up’

January 20, 2015

“When things don’t go your way, how are you going to stand up to it?” Flanked by reporters, Illinois senior center Nnanna Egwu posed the question a day after star teammate Rayvonte Rice broke his...

Illinois head coach Matt Bollant has retooled the Illini roster through veteran transfers and incoming freshmen.

Illinois women’s basketball has upgrades at important positions

By Joey Figueroa November 5, 2014

Since taking over the program two years ago, Illinois women’s basketball head coach Matt Bollant has taken his recruiting talents to the next level. Following a poor 2013-14 season, during which the...

Egwu vows to make senior season count

Egwu vows to make senior season count

November 4, 2014

Illinois head coach John Groce didn’t recruit Nnanna Egwu to Champaign. Groce was the head man at Ohio when Egwu committed to former Illini coach Bruce Weber in 2009. But now, Groce, beginning his third...

After transfer year, Cosby is ready to go for Illinois basketball

After transfer year, Cosby is ready to go for Illinois basketball

November 4, 2014

Aaron Cosby has always been a stellar shooter. But when Cosby arrived at Illinois, there was something that may have stood out to head coach John Groce, other than his shot. “When he came in here, I...

With Leron Black, future could be now for Illinois basketball

With Leron Black, future could be now for Illinois basketball

By Sean Neumann November 4, 2014

The future of Illini basketball might be here already, and its name is “Savage.” Freshman Leron Black — who was given the ferocious nickname for his aggressive rebounding — is expecting to get...

Big Ten Basketball Preview

By Sam Sherman November 4, 2014

Illinois Head Coach: John Groce Record: 20-15, 7-11 Big Ten Postseason Finish: Lost in second round of NIT Key Losses: Joseph Bertrand, Jon Ekey, Tracy Abrams (Torn ACL) Key Returners: Rayvonte Rice, Nnanna...

Social media gets frigid for ALS

Social media gets frigid for ALS

By Emma Goodwin September 2, 2014

During an extremely hot summer that has extended into our first few weeks on campus, I was entirely relieved when — just as my air conditioning broke — I was nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket...

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