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Your guide to choosing the perfect NCAA bracket

Your guide to choosing the perfect NCAA bracket

By Dan Escalona

March 15, 2016

Tweet: College basketball columnist @danescalona77 gives you some tips for your #NCAA bracketAt long last, March Madness has arrived. It comes as the perfect antidote to any frustration caused by primary season. If you need any last-minute assistance in creating the “perfect” bracket, just check ...

Illini volleyball ready to take on No. 2 Minnesota

Illini volleyball ready to take on No. 2 Minnesota

By Lucas Wright

December 9, 2015

The inevitable has finally come for the Illinois volleyball team — it has to face a Big Ten powerhouse in the NCAA Tournament.Following the team’s wins over Southern Illinois in the first round and No. 15 Louisville in the second, the Illini will meet the top seed in their half of the bracket: the Minnes...

Illinois baseball to host first regional in school history

Illinois baseball to host first regional in school history

By Peter Bailey-Wells

May 25, 2015

The Illinois baseball team already won the Big Ten regular season title, ripped off a 27-game win streak and have the highest winning percentage in the country.Now the Illini shoot for Omaha.From May 29-June 1, Illinois will play host to the Champaign regional as the No. 6 national seed in the NCAA t...

Men's tennis suffer upset loss in NCAA tournament

Men's tennis suffer upset loss in NCAA tournament

By Masaki Sugimoto

May 17, 2015

The Illinois men’s tennis team failed to win its second national championship in school history, falling to the North Carolina Tar Heels by a score of 4-3 at the NCAA Tournament in Waco, Texas. This is the seventh time the Illini have lost in the Round of 16 during Brad Dancer’s decade as head coa...