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Illinois basketball looks for better defense against Purdue

Illinois basketball looks for better defense against Purdue

By Sean Neumann

January 21, 2015

The defense needs to be better. That was Illinois head basketball coach John Groce’s thought following an 80-74 loss to Indiana on Sunday — a game his Illini team let go in the final minutes. Illinois couldn’t put a stop to a 13-2 Hoosiers run that ended the game and handed the team to its fourt...

Illini’s Nunn stepping into the limelight

Illini’s Nunn stepping into the limelight

January 20, 2015

Kendrick Nunn has been here before. It’s the reason he is so calm and collected despite the on-court situation. Whether Nunn is knocking down clutch free throws at the end of the game, starting over a senior in his freshman year, or draining three after three, he only exudes confidence on the court...