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Illinois ends regular season on high note after upset victory over Iowa

Illinois ends regular season on high note after upset victory over Iowa

March 10, 2014

Jon Ekey didn’t have an ideal senior night.  Ekey finished with four points on 0-for-3 shooting from behind the arc in an 84-53 beating against Michigan. That’s not how any senior wants to go out. When Ekey was given another shot on Iowa’s senior night, he made sure to go out in style. Behind...

Illinois flash potential against Georgia Tech in loss

Georgia Tech’s Marcus Georges-Hunt falls to the floor as he fights for a loose ball with Illinois’ Rayvonte Rice in the first half of the Big Ten ACC Challenge game at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta on Tuesday.

December 4, 2013

Illinois could only flirt with disaster for so long. In a 67-64 loss against Georgia Tech on Tuesday, Illinois’ flaws finally came back to bite them. Illinois won by two points against UNLV and IPFW in consecutive games, and Georgia Tech would once again take the Illini down to the wire. A nifty p...