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Rice’s buzzer-beater lifts Illinois over Missouri

Rice’s buzzer-beater lifts Illinois over Missouri

By Sean Neumann

December 21, 2014

ST. LOUIS – There was little doubt the ball was going to be in Rayvonte Rice's hands. As the seconds faded off the clock, Rice fell back from beyond the arc to put up a long three. The senior guard buried a shot over two Missouri defenders as the clock ran out, igniting an eruption on, and off, the...

Illini, Mizzou feed off Braggin’ Rights crowd

Illini, Mizzou feed off Braggin’ Rights crowd

December 20, 2014

ST. LOUIS — Rayvonte Rice was quiet for most of the first half. The Scottrade Center crowd was not. After finishing the first half with eight points, Rice carried the Illini offensively for stretches in the second half and finished the Braggin’ Rights game off on a high note with a fade away buz...

Fiction can complement reality in modern history films

By Andrew Horton

November 14, 2013

What is the best way to remember the past? Keep an accurate record of everything that happened or just capture the overall emotion?  This dilemma has been illustrated by two recent films dealing with the heavy theme of slavery, namely Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave” and Quentin Tarantino’...