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Illini men’s tennis look for revenge against Minnesota

Illini men’s tennis look for revenge against Minnesota

By Alex Wallner

March 30, 2016


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Tweet: [email protected] looks to avenge last season’s loss to Minnesota on Friday.The Illinois men’s tennis team faces Big Ten foe Minnesota on Friday at Atkins Tennis Center and will be the Illini’s first of three matches on the weekend.Despite coming off a win Sunday against Purdue the Ill...

Illini wrestling hosts Minnesota on senior night

Illini wrestling hosts Minnesota on senior night

By Alex Wallner

February 11, 2016


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Friday marks the Illinois wrestling team’s final dual meet of the season. Illinois will take on No. 18 Minnesota at Huff Hall.Minnesota (9-7, 5-3) is coming off back-to-back road wins, winning four out of the last five, with its lone defeat in the last five competitions coming on the road against Iowa....

Illinois gymnastics hit the road, face top competition

By James Boyd

February 10, 2016


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Despite that the Illinois men’s gymnastics team cruised past Temple and University of Illinois-Chicago this past Saturday, its head coach Justin Spring was not awestruck by his team’s season-high performance.For the past couple of weeks, Spring has repeatedly said he wants to see how his team performs agai...

Illinois storms back in final minute, defeats Minnesota in OT

By Alex Roux

January 24, 2016


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Tweet: Illinois picked up its first road win in nearly a year, beating Minnesota in overtime Saturday, writes @aroux94It looked grim for Illinois down the stretch.Trailing 60-55 at Minnesota with just over a minute to play Saturday, the Illini seemed to have run out of gas. But Malcolm Hill and Kendric...

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

By Peter Bailey-Wells

October 7, 2015


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Illinois football’s win over Nebraska was a long time coming.Illini nation endured a lot under Tim Beckman, the least of which was Big Ten mediocrity. But the Illini are undefeated in Big Ten play since Bill Cubit took over as head coach.He’s coached one Big Ten game and won one Big Ten game. If he win...

Illini 4000 prepares to bike across the country

Illini 4000 prepares to bike across the country

By Brittney Nadler

April 29, 2015


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They end at the Golden Gate Bridge, weave past accident-prone casual bikers, and glide down one final hill before reuniting with their families on a beach after 73 days apart. They are Illini 4000, a registered nonprofit and Registered Student Organization that raises money for cancer research, patient supp...

Illinois women’s basketball tops Minnesota

By Joey Figueroa

February 6, 2015


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Maybe all the Illinois women’s basketball team needed was a later start. Even though tip-off at the State Farm Center on Thursday was an hour later than usual, Illinois (12-11, 3-8 Big Ten) found its groove early on its way to a 95-69 win over Minnesota (17-6, 6-5). The Illini ended their seven-game losin...

Illinois women’s gymnastics looks to grab win over Minnesota

Illinois women’s gymnastics looks to grab win over Minnesota

February 5, 2015


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The Illinois women’s gymnastics team is coming off its best meet of the season thus far, but the gymnasts are still focused on improving for Saturday’s home meet against Minnesota. Despite scoring a season-high in last weekend’s win at Huff Hall, the Illini still made mistakes, so they aren’t s...

Groce: Rice, Cosby could play Saturday against Penn State

Groce: Rice, Cosby could play Saturday against Penn State

By Sean Neumann

January 29, 2015


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Illinois guards Rayvonte Rice and Aaron Cosby are both ahead of schedule in recovery from recent injuries. Illini head coach John Groce said Thursday afternoon that Rice has been practicing in skill and non-contact situations. The senior guard suffered a broken hand during practice in early January and ...

Rice’s injury pushes Illinois into uncharted waters against Maryland

Rice’s injury pushes Illinois into uncharted waters against Maryland

January 7, 2015


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Wednesday’s game between Illinois and No. 11 Maryland certainly has intrigue surrounding it, but not the kind Illini fans hoped for. It will be the first game in a season and a half that Illinois will play without its star guard Rayvonte Rice. The senior suffered a broken left hand in practice Mond...

Illini women’s golf heads into break content fall season

By Lucas Wright

December 16, 2014


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The Illini women’s golf team has gone into the winter break with a successful fall season. Two victories, three Big Ten Players of the Week awards and one individual victory are just a few of the accolades this team has already achieved. Illinois opened its season with three freshmen and two sopho...

Illini of the Week Oct. 29: Reilly O’Toole

Illini of the Week Oct. 29: Reilly O’Toole

By Charlotte Carroll

October 29, 2014


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The first time Reilly O'Toole celebrated Saturday's win over Minnesota, he was goofing around with running back Donovonn Young.  But a penalty quieted Illinois' rowdy sideline. After the Gophers unsuccessfully heaved a pass for the end zone on the game's last play, Illinois got a second chance to cele...

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