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Illinois needs better starts to compete in Emerald Coast Classic

Illinois needs better starts to compete in Emerald Coast Classic

By Alex Roux

November 27, 2015

The numbers don’t lie.Illinois basketball has suffered from extremely poor starts in five games so far this year on its way to a 2-3 record. The Illini have trailed at halftime in each game and have fallen behind by double digits against every opponent except Providence. They’ve been outscored 197-156 ...