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Men's tennis to continue facing steep competition this weekend

Men's tennis to continue facing steep competition this weekend

By Mike Gasick

March 10, 2016


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Ranked opponents just seem to keep popping up on the Illinois men’s tennis schedule.The Illini have another challenge this weekend when they travel to Evanston, Illinois, to take on Northwestern.The Wildcats enter the match ranked No. 11 in the latest ITA National Rankings. They are on a nine-match w...

Big Ten play begins for the Illini

Big Ten play begins for the Illini

By Tim Griffin

February 25, 2016


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tweet: #Illini open up the Big Ten play with a state showdown against NorthwesternBig Ten season has finally arrived for the Illinois women’s tennis team. The Illini host the visiting Northwestern Wildcats at the Atkins Tennis Center on Friday. The Wildcats got the best of the in-state showdown ...

Wildcats’ stout defense ready to stifle Big Ten West

Wildcats’ stout defense ready to stifle Big Ten West

By Dan Escalona

October 6, 2015


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On a nippy Chicago fall afternoon, the ferocious defense of the Northwestern Wildcats forced the Minnesota Golden Gophers into the meat grinder that Ryan Field has become.The 27-0 win over the Gophers was Northwestern’s second shutout of the season.That dominant performance is another exploit of a...

Illinois women’s tennis confident heading into Northwestern match

Illinois women’s tennis confident heading into Northwestern match

By Jonathan Joffe

March 19, 2015


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Despite historical trends not favoring the Illini, there’s lots of confidence within the Illinois women’s tennis program, which takes its recent success into Evanston, Ill., on Friday to face in-state rival Northwestern. The Illini are coming off of a 4-3 victory over South Florida, which brought t...

Illinois women’s basketball loses close one to Northwestern

By Joey Figueroa

January 23, 2015


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In a close matchup between in-state rivals, Northwestern got the better of Illinois with a 68-67 victory. In a game that went down to the wire, the Illini couldn't find their offense when they needed it, and the Wildcats made clutch shots to pull away within the final minute. “We just didn’t make t...

Northwestern game enters “must-win” territory

Northwestern game enters “must-win” territory

January 14, 2015


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Assuming Illinois is on the wrong side of the NCAA tournament bubble, no game is truly a “must-win” until a champion is crowned in March at the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago.  But Wednesday night’s matchup with Northwestern is about as close to a must-win for the Illini as you can get.  Illin...

Abysmal offense haunts Illinois in loss to Nebraska

Abysmal offense haunts Illinois in loss to Nebraska

January 12, 2015


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Illinois’ 53-43 loss to Nebraska on Sunday night was ugly enough offensively to give Illini fans flashbacks. John Groce’s team lost 48-39 to Ohio State and 49-43 to Northwestern last season in similarly depressing performances. Bruce Weber’s Illinois teams were known for offensively anemic sh...

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 win seven-team Illini Open

Illini win seven-team Illini Open

By Alex Wallner

October 27, 2014


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Another meet in the books and another win were just what the Illinois women’s cross-country team planned on. Illinois won the Illini Open on Friday over Bradley, Northwestern, Butler, Loyola, Purdue and Eastern Illinois. Junior Colette Falsey won the meet and five Illini finished in the top 10. Eve...

Office windows can improve sleep and overall health, study suggests

September 10, 2014


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Windows in offices can help workers sleep better and live healthier lives, according to a study co-authored by Dr. Mohamed Boubekri, associate professor in architecture. Results showed that workers who had office windows and exposure to daylight slept an average of 46 minutes more every night than those...