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Strong winds can't slow down women's track and field

Strong winds can't slow down women's track and field

By Jacob Diaz

April 3, 2016


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The Illinois women’s track and field team battled gusty winds all weekend at the Big Blue Classic hosted by Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.ej Despite the conditions, the team continued to show improvement and 10 Illini athletes finished in the top five of their events.ejJunior Kandie Blo...

Illinois baseball travels to Indiana State for mid-week matchup

Illinois baseball travels to Indiana State for mid-week matchup

By Cole Henke

March 29, 2016


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[email protected] plays a mid-week game against the Indiana State Sycamores on TuesdayThe Illinois baseball team will travel one state over to play the Indiana State Sycamores on Tuesday.Coming off of their first Big Ten series of the year in which Illinois won two out of three games against Penn ...

Illini face Miami in top-25 matchup

December 2, 2014


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Much has changed for No. 24 Illinois since the team lost to Miami in the NCAA tournament two years ago. Last year the Illini filtered in a new class of players, including five freshmen, who matured on the court. This season, Illinois (6-0) has been prolific offensively, averaging 90 points per game i...

Illinois overcomes slow start to get the best of Baylor

Illinois overcomes slow start to get the best of Baylor

November 29, 2014


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llinois basketball headed to the Las Vegas Invitational knowing it would receive its first true test of the young season.  That test didn’t come Thanksgiving Day, as the Illini easily dispatched Indiana State 88-62 in the first round of the tournament. It came on Friday, in the form of the previous...