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No. 13 Illinois wrestling look to bounce back in conference play at Michigan

Illinois' Zac Brunson wrestles Michigan's Brian Murphy at Huff Hall on Jan. 18, 2014, the last time the Wolverines and the Illini met on the mat. Brunson, now a senior, will not wrestle against Michigan on Friday night in Ann Arbor, and several freshmen have been called upon to take his place.
January 15, 2016

After dropping the first two duals of its Big Ten season, the No. 13 Illinois wrestling team heads to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for a top-15 dual against No. 10 Michigan.The Illini will also face...

Our kind of thing: the Fighting Illini family

November 15, 2015

Being a student-athlete is a tricky thing. It’s an emotional thing, it’s a mental thing and it’s a physical thing.And as surprising as this may sound, I haven’t found many outside of college sports...

Martinez dominates 2015 for Illini Wrestling

May 10, 2015

For Illinois wrestling, 2014-15 marked the beginning of one stellar career and the end of another.The Illini (13-5, 6-3 Big Ten) experienced its fair share of success this season, registering three more...

Illini of the Week Jan. 28: Isaiah Martinez

Illinois’ Isaiah Martinez pins down Nebraska’s James Green and gestures for the crowd to cheer during the wrestling match vs. Nebraska at Huff Hall on Friday. The Illini lost 22-9.
January 28, 2015

Editor’s Note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and...

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