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Illinois basketball doomed by poor shooting in Miami loss

Illinois basketball doomed by poor shooting in Miami loss

By Sean Neumann

December 3, 2014

Illinois’ strength became its weakness Tuesday night. The No. 24 Illini suffered their first loss of the season, falling to No. 15 Miami 70-61 at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Florida. It was the team’s worst offense night of the season. The Illini offense, which was fifth in the nation in sco...

Cold shooting dooms Illinois basketball at Miami

Cold shooting dooms Illinois basketball at Miami

December 3, 2014

Illinois played well for roughly three minutes of Tuesday’s 70-61 loss to Miami. The Illini came out of halftime facing a 37-24 deficit and went on a 10-0 run to open the half, cutting Miami’s lead to three in quick fashion. Later in the half, once the Hurricanes opened up another 10-point lead, I...