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Illinois drops season opener to North Florida

Jalen Tate lies on the ground injured and is tended to by the trainer and head coach during the game against Northern Florida at Prairie Capitol Convention Center on Friday.

By Joey Figueroa

November 14, 2015

For the first time in 16 years, the Illinois men’s basketball team begins the season with a notch in the loss column.The crowd at Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Illinois, didn't have much to be loud about in a 93-81 Illinois loss at the hands of North Florida. It’s been four...