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Illinois completes undefeated weekend against Indiana and Purdue

By Tim Griffin

April 10, 2016


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#Illini register another undefeated weekendThe Illinois women’s tennis team continued its hot streak over the weekend.The Illini registered an undefeated weekend after defeating both Indiana and Purdue. Illinois is now 12-6 on the spring season and 6-1 in the Big Ten, with their only conf...

Purdue learned from past mistakes and crushed Illinois in the BTT quarterfinal

Purdue learned from past mistakes and crushed Illinois in the BTT quarterfinal

By Alex Roux

March 12, 2016


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Tweet: Illinois’ season ends in BTT in a blowout quarterfinal loss to PurdueIllinois couldn’t afford to come out sluggish in the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament Friday, but they took the floor flatter than the state they hail from.The Illini made it respectable against No. 13 Purdue for the g...

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

By Peter Bailey-Wells

October 7, 2015


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Illinois football’s win over Nebraska was a long time coming.Illini nation endured a lot under Tim Beckman, the least of which was Big Ten mediocrity. But the Illini are undefeated in Big Ten play since Bill Cubit took over as head coach.He’s coached one Big Ten game and won one Big Ten game. If he win...

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

By Atoosa Sayeh

May 25, 2015


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Azzip Pizza will open its doors in Campustown this August and will provide customers with fast, casual pizza. The new location will be at 505 E. Green St., the former location of Jersey Mike’s Subs.Brad Niemeier, owner and founder of Azzip Pizza, said Azzip is different from other pizzerias because it provi...

Illinois women’s track and field finishes regular season

By Zoe Kaler

May 10, 2015


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The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its regular season Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana, at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, hosted by Purdue.ssThe Illini picked up seven event titles and 23 top-10 finishes. ssLast week, distance coach Scott Jones predicted that the team wo...

Illini women’s track and field heads to Rankin/Poehlein Invitational

Illini women’s track and field heads to Rankin/Poehlein Invitational

By Zoe Kaler

April 30, 2015


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The Illinois women’s track and field team was originally scheduled to compete at the Bill Hayes Invite in Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend, but due to the possibility of the invite not having enough teams to compete, the Illini were admitted to the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational. Illinois will travel to West L...

Slow starts hurt Illinois women’s basketball

Slow starts hurt Illinois women’s basketball

By Joey Figueroa

January 28, 2015


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It hasn’t been a matter of finishing for the Illinois women’s basketball team, it has been a matter of starting. It’s easy to point at senior guard Ivory Crawford’s absence as the reason for the Illini’s current five-game skid, but Illinois’ tendency to fall behind early in games continues ...

Illini looking to turn the tide in Purdue series

Illini looking to turn the tide in Purdue series

January 21, 2015


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Sunday’s basketball game between Illinois and Indiana featured long stretches of exciting basketball, with free-flowing offenses and not much quality defense. Expect Wednesday’s matchup between Purdue and Illinois to play out in opposite fashion. The Hoosiers had quick, athletic players who were all capable o...

Big Ten Roundup

By Complied Sam Sherman

January 20, 2015


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Illinois Head Coach: John Groce Record: 12-7, 2-4 Big Ten Analysis: Expectations were high for the Illini coming into the season in what seemed to be a crowded middle of the conference. Well into the season, the Illini have greatly underperformed. They have had some nice wins against Baylor and Mary...

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...

Homecoming Tailgates provide a sense of community for fans

October 20, 2014


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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...

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