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Hawkeyes next up for Illini basketball in Big Ten Tournament

Hawkeyes next up for Illini basketball in Big Ten Tournament

By Peter Bailey-Wells

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Big Ten Tournament is all about turnaround time.Illinois basketball, fresh off an 85-52 thumping of Minnesota in the first round, will face fifth-seeded Iowa on Thursday at 1:25 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.The Hawkeyes (21-9 overall, 12-6 Big Ten) punched Illinois (14-18, 5-13)...

Big Ten basketball power rankings: Feb. 15

Big Ten basketball power rankings: Feb. 15

By The Daily Illini Basketball Staff

February 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

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 ...

Big Ten Basketball Preview

By Sam Sherman

November 4, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 ...