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Martinez, Richards, Rodrigues shine as No. 12 Illini wrestling sweeps Sunday afternoon.

November 30, 2015

By Alex WallnerStaff WriterThe No. 12-ranked Illinois wrestling team dominated a pair of matches at Madison Square Garden on Sunday and defeated Princeton at the New York Athletic Club to wrap up a successful...

Jimmy V Classic holds special significance for Hill

Jimmy V Classic holds special significance for Hill
December 9, 2014

Every year, the Jimmy V Classic takes on a little extra meaning in the world of sports. Named in honor of legendary college basketball coach Jim Valvano, the Classic raises millions of dollars for cancer...

Illini basketball looking to bench against Villanova

Illinois' Maverick Morgan attempts a close-range shot during the game against American at State Farm Center on Dec. 6. Morgan scored eight points in 11 minutes, plus four rebounds
December 9, 2014

Leaning over and pulling the base of the microphone up to his mouth, Maverick Morgan looked down and avoided eye-contact while he answered questions. The backup center was timid in his responses at the...

Illinois won’t take American lightly in preparation for Villanova

Illinois' Ahmad Starks looks for an open pass during the game against Brown at State Farm Center on Nov. 24. Starks had a couple of rough shooting nights since the Illini last played in Champaign. 
December 5, 2014

In sports, the definition of a “trap game” is when a lesser opponent lurks on the schedule immediately before playing a big game.  No. 24 Illinois basketball plays American on Saturday. Then, the...

Illinois basketball faces Clemson in NIT second round

March 22, 2014

The Illinois men’s basketball team knows it was lucky to survive its first round NIT matchup at Boston University. The Illini rallied from a 17-point deficit Wednesday behind Rayvonte Rice’s 28 points...

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