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Instead of wilting under pressure, Illinois stood up to No. 20 Iowa Thursday

Instead of wilting under pressure, Illinois stood up to No. 20 Iowa Thursday

By Alex Roux

March 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

Illinois looked on the verge of collapse twice Friday in its second round matchup with fifth-seeded Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament, and twice the Illini responded in a way they haven’t all season.The result was a 68-66 stunner over the 20th ranked Hawkeyes as the Illini advanced to the tournament qu...

Iowa on its way to owning Big Ten in 2016

Iowa on its way to owning Big Ten in 2016

By Dan Escalona

January 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: Forget the Spartans, the Big Ten is Iowa’s to lose, writes college hoops columnist @danescalona77Football season may still be seven months away, but Iowa is making its best attempt at revenge for the Big Ten Championship game on the basketball court — not the gridiron.In case you hav...