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Illini of the Week Oct. 21: Eric Cruickshank

Illini of the Week Oct. 21: Eric Cruickshank

By Ethan Swanson

October 20, 2015

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success.If Eric Cruickshank hadn’t been involved in Illinois hockey’s weekended serie...

Not your average team

By Earn Saenmuk

May 5, 2015

When Andrew Yoon was forced to give up soccer because of an injury, he found a new activity to pursue: e-gaming. “The thing about e-sports is that you either like it or you don’t like it,” said the senior in LAS and captain of the UIUC DotA 2 team. “There is no middle ground.” DotA, or Defe...

Illinois women’s basketball roll two 2-0 start

Illinois women’s basketball roll two 2-0 start

November 19, 2014

Illinois women’s basketball did something in Tuesday night’s 66-48 win over Robert Morris at State Farm Center that it hadn’t accomplished since December of 2013.  The Illini won two games consecutively.  It makes sense, considering Matt Bollant’s squad went just 2-14 in conference play las...