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Illinois basketball beats Quincy in exhibition

Illinois' Malcolm Hill (21) does a layup during the exhibition game against Quincy at State Farm Center on Friday. The Illini won 91-62 and Hill led the team with 20 points.

November 10, 2014

The Illinois men’s basketball team did what was expected Friday night. Illinois took care of Quincy in the team’s exhibition with a 91–62 victory over the Hawks. “We did a lot of good things,” senior center Nnanna Egwu said. “Offensively, sharing the ball. We’ve got a lot of things to ge...

Hill, Black shine in exhibition

Illinois' Leron Black looks for an open pass during the exhibition game against Quincy at State Farm Center on Friday. The Illini won 91-62. Black scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds. 

November 7, 2014

In the season’s first exhibition game, Quincy won the opening tip and quickly converted an old-fashioned three-point play to take a 3-0 lead over Illinois.   The Illini swung back, jumping out to a 17-3 lead, but the Hawks proved they were far from the worst team to grace the floor in the 51-year hi...

State Farm Center floods, court possibly damaged

State Farm Center floods, court possibly damaged

By Daily Illini Staff Report

October 28, 2014

Overnight flooding at State Farm Center might have damaged the arena’s basketball court. The court has been elevated on wood blocking to dry and will continue to be evaluated. A storm line blockage at approximately 3 a.m. Tuesday morning caused water to back up into the building. According to a press ...