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Second-half turnovers sink Illinois Basketball at Ohio State

Second-half turnovers sink Illinois Basketball at Ohio State

January 4, 2015

You could sense it coming.  Illinois (10-5 overall, 0-2 Big Ten) clung to a narrow lead for most of the first 25 minutes of Saturday’s 77-61 loss to No. 20 Ohio State (12-3, 1-1), but once the Buckeyes turned up the heat defensively, the Illini melted.  Effective 3-point shooting sparked Illinoi...

Hill will be key against Ohio State

Hill will be key against Ohio State

January 3, 2015

At press conferences, Rayvonte Rice often likes to reinforce one of his head coach’s many mantras. “We take it one game at a time,” the senior Illini guard usually says, which is often accompanied by a nod from Illinois coach John Groce. After a disappointing loss to Michigan on Tuesday, that’s exact...