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Illinois finishes Illini Classic with two more sweeps

By Daniel Dexter August 30, 2015

The Illinois volleyball team finished the Illini Classic with sweeps of Miami (Ohio) and Creighton on Saturday, finishing their opening weekend 3-0.After struggling in early sets against...

Illinois' head coach John Groce claps after a Michigan turnover during the game at United Center in Chicago, Illinois during the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday, March 12, 2015. 

LoVett snub a reminder of Groce’s point guard problem

By Alex Roux May 25, 2015

Late Wednesday evening, Illinois men’s basketball fans were issued an uncomfortable reminder.Like a mountain of dirty dishes that eventually becomes too big to ignore, Illini fans were forced to stare...

Illinois basketball has come a long way since 2005

Illinois basketball has come a long way since 2005

March 17, 2015

When you’re young, you rarely think long-term. I grew up in a golden era of Illinois basketball in the late 1990s and early 2000s, when Big Ten titles and NCAA tournament appearances were the norm. I...

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...

Phases of the Moon Festival to bring music, art to Danville

By Rebecca Jacobs September 8, 2014

Sam Shear is only 23 years old, but along with his father, Barry, he has co-founded the first Phases of the Moon Music and Art Festival to take place in Danville. Danville’s Kennekuk County Park will...

With renovations to State Farm Center still ongoing, the Illinois men’s basketball team will host the first-ever #ILLINIALLIN event. The event will take place at the Ubben Basketball Practice Facility on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1-3:30 p.m. and will consist of an exclusive scrimmage only open to a select few Illini fans.

10 days that defined the Illinois men’s basketball season

May 14, 2014

Oct. 1 — Transfer Ahmad Starks denied waiver by the NCAA to play the 2013-14 season. The guard from Oregon State who transferred to Illinois to be closer to his grandmother was told by the NCAA that...

Lower temperatures raises pothole risks

Lower temperatures raises pothole risks

January 29, 2014

With colder temperatures and extreme winter weather comes a greater risk for potholes to form. “If something’s worse, it’s because we’re having a worse winter,” said Kris Koester, Champaign Public...

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