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Women’s basketball sputters through 2013-14 season

Illinois' Jacqui Grant secures a rebound during the game against Iowa at State Farm Center on March 2, 2014.

By By: Stephen Bourbon

May 14, 2014

Coming off Matt Bollant’s first season as head coach of the Illinois women’s basketball, where Illinois posted its best winning percentage since 2007 and advanced to the WNIT quarterfinals, the Illini regressed in 2013-14. The losses of graduated Karisma Penn and Adrienne GodBold left a void of leadership and...

Piper leaves women’s basketball team

By By: Stephen Bourbon

January 31, 2014

The Illinois women’s basketball team announced in a statement Friday that forward Mckenzie Piper will no longer be on the team. “After discussions this past week with Mckenzie Piper, it is mutually agreed that the Illinois women’s basketball program may not be the best fit for her and she will beg...

Illini women’s basketball opens season on road

By By: Stephen Bourbon

November 7, 2013

While the Illinois women’s basketball team will open the 2013-14 season on the road, the team won’t be traveling far. The Illini open up at Bradley in Peoria, Ill., at 11 a.m. on Friday. These two teams met last year at State Farm Center early in the season. The Braves emerged victorious on the ...