The Daily Illini

Illini can’t afford to pile up too many losses as Chattanooga visits Springfield

By Alex Roux

November 21, 2015

It seemed like a good idea in theory.Illinois basketball has generally played weak opponents in early season games during John Groce’s tenure, but the 2015-16 schedule took the toughness up a notch. The Illini are the only team in the country to have faced three straight teams coming off NCAA tourname...

Exposing Providence’s supporting cast will be key

Exposing Providence’s supporting cast will be key

By Alex Roux

November 17, 2015

You’re going to hear Kris Dunn's name a lot in the hours leading up to Illinois’ game at Providence Wednesday night.You're going to hear Kris Dunn's name in between the squeak of sneakers as the Illini take on the Friars.If you’re even a somewhat attentive basketball fan, you’re going to hear...