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Recruiting trail is labor of love for Groce, staff

Illinois head coach John Groce and his staff spend the summer chasing prized recruits during the grueling offseason.

November 11, 2014

The NCAA college basketball season runs for roughly five months, from November through March. College basketball coaches spend that time of year under a microscope and bright lights as their teams play dozens of games per season on national TV. But every year, March eventually ends, and the lights di...