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Going random

Going random

February 24, 2015

When I committed to the University of Illinois, I was absolutely clueless coming from Louisville, Kentucky. The one pillar of comfort I was able to revel in was the fact that I was being set up with a roommate from the North Shore suburbs of Chicago, and hopefully she would feel comfortable enough t...

Illinois women’s track prepare for the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet

By Alex Wallner

January 22, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team is preparing for its toughest test of the indoor season this weekend, the annual Rod McCravy Memorial Meet in Lexington, Kentucky. Host school No. 6 Kentucky highlights what could be a competitive field at this year’s event. Last year, the Wildcats won the e...

Bragg to decide between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky

Bragg to decide between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky

January 8, 2015

Another one of Illinois head coach John Groce’s high-profile recruiting targets is set to make a decision. Carlton Bragg, a 6-foot-8 forward out of Cleveland in the class of 2015, is set to make his college choice between Illinois, Kansas and Kentucky on Thursday afternoon. Groce and Bragg have developed ...

Illini recruiting watch: Carlton Bragg

Illini recruiting watch: Carlton Bragg

October 16, 2014

It’s no secret Illinois head coach John Groce swings for the fences when he recruits. As the Illini continue to be in the conversation for some of the nation’s best hoops talent, they find themselves on recruits’ lists of schools alongside some of the most storied programs in the country. Kentuck...

Top recruit Matthews chooses Kentucky over Illinois, others

By Johnathan Hettinger

February 26, 2014

The best basketball player in Illinois in the class of 2015 is not going to be an Illini.   Charles Matthews of Chicago St. Rita, a five-star shooting guard, announced he will be attending Kentucky on Wednesday.   Matthews' final five included Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State.   Matthews,...

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews to make decision Wednesday

By Johnathan Hettinger

February 25, 2014

Five-star shooting guard Charles Matthews will make his college decision on Wednesday morning at 8:30 a.m., according to his Twitter account. He will choose between Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marquette and Michigan State. Matthews, of Chicago St. Rita, is the top recruit in the state of Illinois in the...