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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...

Tate's arrest the latest Illinois athletics embarassment

Illinois' Jaylon Tate shoots a three during the game against Minnesota at the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis, Ind. on March 9. The Illini won 85-52.
March 13, 2016

Illinois men’s basketball made headlines for all of the wrong reasons Saturday morning.Junior guard Jaylon Tate was arrested early Saturday morning on domestic battery charges. Tate becomes the third...

Instead of wilting under pressure, Illinois stood up to No. 20 Iowa Thursday

Illinois' Malcolm Hill shoots a three in front of Iowa's Jarrod Uthoff during the game against Iowa in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 10. The Illini won 68-66.
March 11, 2016

Illinois looked on the verge of collapse twice Friday in its second round matchup with fifth-seeded Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament, and twice the Illini responded in a way they haven’t all season.The...

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...

Illinois routs Minnesota, moves to Big Ten Tournament second round

Four Illini scored in double digits and Maverick Morgan (22) add nine in Illinois basketball's 85-52 win over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament.
March 9, 2016

tweet: One down, four to go for #Illini in Big Ten tourneyINDIANAPOLIS — In a game that wasn't expected to be very competitive, the Illinois men’s basketball simply took care of business —...

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 and Penn State play to determine Big Ten tourney matchups

Illinois' Maverick Morgan grabs a rebound during the game against Iowa at the State Farm Center on February 7. The Illini lost 77-65.
March 6, 2016

Tweet: The football program is seeing some March Madness, while the hoops team is trying not to go out with a whimperThe only March Madness Illinois will likely experience this year is within its football...

Illinois stands as match for Maryland in latest prime-time blowout

March 4, 2016

Maybe it was too optimistic to expect Illinois to put up a fight at No. 14 Maryland on Thursday.In a vacuum, a blowout is reasonable to anticipate. The Terrapins are a good team stacked deep with talent,...

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...

KRUSH EDITION: Nobody hates Minnesota, and that’s a bad sign for them

Minnesota Gophers head coach Richard Pitino reacts during a college basketball game against the Michigan Wolverines at Williams Arena in Minneapolis on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2013. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)
February 25, 2016

Have you ever heard anyone say, “I hate Minnesota?”By Minnesota, I’m referring to the Minnesota Golden Gophers athletic teams. I doubt you’ve ever heard it said.I can’t recall a fan of any team...

KRUSH EDITION: Across enemy lines: Minnesota basketball

Minnesota's Joey King (24) signals after hitting a 3-point shot during the first half against Indiana on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. Indiana won, 70-63. (David Joles/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
February 25, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sat down with Ben Gotz, the sports editor of the Minnesota Daily, the student newspaper at Minnesota and talked about Illinois, Minnesota and how Sunday’s game might...

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