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The numbers behind Illini basketball’s Big Ten struggles

The numbers behind Illini basketball’s Big Ten struggles

January 29, 2015

For the Illinois men’s basketball team, the keys to winning in the Big Ten are simple: defense and rebounding. Although the Illini may know the right formula, neither of head coach John Groce’s first two seasons were a cakewalk in conference play. “We just have to do what we’ve been doing the last two games:...

Homecoming Tailgates provide a sense of community for fans

October 20, 2014

Tailgate parties have been a major part of college football tradition for nearly 145 years. According to the American Tailgater Association, tailgating has existed, in some form, since the first football game, which was between Princeton and Rutgers in 1869. A “delicate balance between fandom and ce...