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Jimmy V Classic holds special significance for Hill

Jimmy V Classic holds special significance for Hill
December 9, 2014

Every year, the Jimmy V Classic takes on a little extra meaning in the world of sports. Named in honor of legendary college basketball coach Jim Valvano, the Classic raises millions of dollars for cancer...

Deeper than the stitching: No. 21 more than a number for Hill

Illinois' Malcolm Hill (21) takes a jump shot during the game against No. 12 Michigan, at State Farm Center, on Tuesday, March 4. The Illini lost 84-53.
March 18, 2014

No. 21 on the Illinois basketball team goes deeper than the stitching on the uniform. When freshman Malcolm Hill pulls his jersey over his head before each game, he is fulfilling a lifelong dream to wear...

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