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Kendrick Nunn arrested for domestic battery

Kendrick Nunn was arrested for domestic battery late Thursday afternoon.
March 17, 2016

For the second time in less than a week, an Illini men's basketball player has been charged with domestic battery. Junior Kendrick Nunn turned himself in to Champaign Police on Thursday afternoon after...

Purdue learned from past mistakes and crushed Illinois in the BTT quarterfinal

Illinois' Malcolm Hill drives to the basket around Purdue's Rapheal Davis in the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament. The Illini lost 89-59. 
March 11, 2016

Tweet: Illinois’ season ends in BTT in a blowout quarterfinal loss to PurdueIllinois couldn’t afford to come out sluggish in the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament Friday, but they took the floor...

Hawkeyes next up for Illini basketball in Big Ten Tournament

Malcolm Hill and Illinois face Peter Uthoff and Iowa at 1:25 p.m. Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.
March 9, 2016

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...

Outstanding efforts from Hill, Lewis not enough in 2OT loss to Penn State

Illinois' Malcolm Hill shoots a free throw during the game against Rutgers at the State Farm Center on February 17. The Illini won 82-66.
March 6, 2016

In the final game of Illinois’ regular season, the recurring theme of individual players shining but the team still sinking played out once again.The Illini got an outstanding performance from Malcolm...

Illinois hoops gets another shot at Maryland upset

Illinois' Malcolm Hill dribbles around Indiana's OG Anunoby during the game against Indiana at the State Farm Center on February 25. The Illini lost 74-47.
March 2, 2016

On Jan. 7, 2015, swingman Malcolm Hill dropped 28 points en route to a 64-57 win over heavy favorite and then-No.11 Terrapins.chWith leading scorer Rayvonte Rice out due to a broken hand, Hill, a sophomore...

State Farm Center: An arena opponents used to fear

Illinois' Khalid Lewis takes a layup during the game against Rutgers at the State Farm Center on February 17. The Illini won 82-66.
February 28, 2016

When it was known by a different name, State Farm Center was a hall of doom for opponents.Teams feared visiting the old Assembly Hall in Champaign, where Illinois basketball once had a 33-game home winning...

Indiana routs Illinois again behind second half scoring barrage

Illinois' Malcolm Hill drives to the basket during the game against Indiana at the State Farm Center. The Hoosiers held Hill to just 5 points.
February 26, 2016

Tweet: It was a condensed version of their first matchup as IU routed Illinois again, 74-47, behind a second-half scoring outburstFor a half, Illinois battled.Stop me if you can guess what happened next.Illinois...

Illinois routs Rutgers at home

Malcolm Hill throws down a two handed dunk in the second half of Illinois' victory over Rutgers on Tuesday Night. Hill recorded his sixth double-double of the season Tuesday.
February 16, 2016

tweet: The #Illini kept Rutgers winless in the Big Ten with a 82-66 win on Tuesday.Malcolm Hill gingerly raced down the court for an easy lay-in after a Rutgers pass went straight into his arms on the...

?Illinois coasts to 82-66 win over Rutgers

Illinois' Maverick Morgan takes a short jumper during the game against Rutgers at the State Farm Center on February 17. The Illini won 82-66.
February 16, 2016

Tweet: Illinois coasted to an 82-66 win over Rutgers Tuesday, and it was hard to find fault in their performanceSomething unique happened Wednesday while Illinois took on Rutgers at State Farm Center.No,...

Illinois and Rutgers meet again less than two weeks after 3OT circus

Illinois and Rutgers meet again less than two weeks after 3OT circus
February 15, 2016

Tweet: The 3OT game two weeks ago was entertaining, but not something Illinois wants to repeat against Rutgers, writes @aroux94Who’s ready to re-enact one of the best college basketball games of the...

Illinois, Rutgers to rematch after "classic" triple overtime game

Illinois' D.J. Williams drives to the basket during the game against Iowa at the State Farm Center on February 7. The Illini lost 77-65.
February 15, 2016

Tweet: #Illini and @RutgersMBB to rematch Tuesday night in Champaign after "classic" triple overtime game on Feb. 3.Illinois-Rutgers on Feb. 3 was a toddler on Red Bull in the form of a basketball...

You think Illinois’ losing season is bad? Rutgers does this every year

February 15, 2016

Where is Rutgers?It’s a question I’m often asked, and it’s a fair one. Nothing about Rutgers’ name suggests that it’s The State University of New Jersey, but Rutgers indeed is the flagship institution...

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