The Daily Illini

Fires, shootings leave two dead, two injured

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

March 27, 2016

An inmate of the Champaign County jail died at Carle Hospital Sunday morning after collapsing inside the jail.Paul Clifton, 59, was pronounced dead at 10:18 a.m.According to a press release from the Office of the Coroner, an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning. The cause of death is still unknown and the ins...

Looking to avoid an Illini hoops disaster in a difficult season

Looking to avoid an Illini hoops disaster in a difficult season

By Alex Roux

January 19, 2016

At Illinois, it’s reasonable to expect the men’s basketball team to make the NCAA tournament.Barring extreme circumstances and an occasional rebuilding season, that expectation was solidified and instilled into multiple generations of Illini hoops fans over the course of nearly three decades. From ...