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Big Ten basketball power rankings: Feb. 15

Illinois' Malcolm Hill shoots a layup over Wisconsin's Ethan Happ during the game against Wisconsin at the State Farm Center on Sunday, January 31. The Illini lost 63-55.

By The Daily Illini Basketball Staff

February 15, 2016

1. MarylandThe Terps boast five starters averaging double figures. Melo Trimble, Diamond Stone and Robert Carter Jr. lead the way for the best Maryland squad since 20022. IowaMany would argue for Iowa atop this list. The Hawkeyes are the most experienced team in the conference with four seniors and a ...

Illinois needs to play desperate Tuesday to knock off Indiana

Illinois' Jaylon Tate walks the ball up the court during the Illini's 78-67 loss to Nebraska at State Farm Center on Saturday.

By Alex Roux

January 19, 2016

It’s easy to recognize a team playing with desperation.We often see desperation from teams with their backs against the wall, with no other choice but to eat or be eaten. If a team plays desperate in college basketball it usually means bodies are flying across the floor for loose balls, defenders a...

Illinois Basketball’s Aaron Cosby out 1-2 weeks with eye injury

Illinois' Aaron Cosby (11) attempts to stop Indiana's Kevin (Yogi) Ferrell from attempting a layup during the game against Indiana at State Farm Center on Jan. 18, 2015. The Illini lost 80-74.

By Sean Neumann

January 22, 2015

Illinois guard Aaron Cosby will be out one-two weeks with an eye injury. The junior suffered the injury in the first half of Illinois' 80-74 loss to Indiana Sunday afternoon. Cosby received laser-eye surgery Monday to repair a retinal tear in his left eye. The guard's injury is another in a list...

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 Egwu Key Additions: Leron Black, Ahmad Starks, Aaron Cosby, Michael Finke From The Coach: “I ...

Ameren restores power to more than 50,000 customers

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 6, 2014

Update (1:25 p.m., Tuesday): Ameren Illinois says it has restored power to 51,423 customers since the winter storm began on Sunday. -- Ameren Illinois activated its emergency operations center late Sunday afternoon in the midst of a brutal winter storm across the state. Ameren has placed employees on a...