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Illini’s Livingston deals with adversity through brother in NBA

Brian Yu The Daily Illini Illinois' Sarah Livingston (4) shoots the ball during the game against Michigan at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. The Illini lost, 63-70.
February 26, 2014

When the Illinois women’s basketball team hosted Michigan on Feb. 16, the game was bigger than usual for freshman forward Sarah Livingston. While the Illini lost the contest and Livingston didn’t play...

Illini women’s basketball gets 2nd shot at Indiana on road

Illinois' Taylor Tuck dribbles the ball during the game against Michigan at State Farm Center on Feb. 16, 2014. The Illini lost 63-70.
February 20, 2014

The Illinois women’s basketball team’s 77-58 loss to Indiana on Feb. 2 remains fresh in the minds of nearly everyone who donned orange and blue that day. That was the last time anything was the same...

Bollant’s new lineup trades offensive production for defensive energy

February 12, 2014

Over the past two games, the Illinois women’s basketball team has sported almost an entirely new starting lineup. In conference matches against Michigan State and Minnesota, the Illini had usual starter...

New-look Illini women’s basketball team suffers late collapse at Minnesota

Illinois' Taylor Gleason (2) dribbles the ball during the game against Michigan State at State Farm Center on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. The Illini lost 69-53.
February 10, 2014

The same problems continued to plague the Illinois women’s basketball team Sunday, despite the perpetuation of a couple of fresh new faces in the starting lineup,  Generating offense was once again...

New lineup can’t energize Illini

Illinois’ Ivory Crawford dribbles the ball during the game against Michigan State at State Farm Center on Wednesday. The Illini lost 69-53.
February 6, 2014

Despite an overhaul of the starting lineup, the Illinois women’s basketball team couldn’t buck its losing streak in a loss to Michigan State. The Illini (9-14, 2-8 Big Ten) got burned by a late run...

Illini host in-state SIU

Illinois’ Amber Moore shoots the ball during the game against Alcorn State at State Farm Center in Champaign on Sunday. The Illini won 112-28.
November 21, 2013

Even coming off an 84-point victory, Illinois women’s basketball head coach Matt Bollant still says there is work to do. “There’s no such thing as a perfect game,” Bollant said. “There’s lots...

Newcomers stepping up for Illini women’s basketball

Illinois' Amber Moore dribbles the ball during the game against Alcorn State at State Farm Center on Sunday. 
November 19, 2013

When team leaders Karisma Penn and Adrienne GodBold graduated at the end of last season, nobody, not even head coach Matt Bollant, knew who would step in and replicate their production. Now, the answer...

Despite 2 players’ injuries, Illini look to defeat Valparaiso in opener

Illinois' Alexis Smith drives past the Minnesota defense during the Feb. 10 game at the State Farm Center. 
November 12, 2013

Although the Illini women’s basketball team will be without junior guard Alexis Smith and sophomore forward McKenzie Piper in Tuesday’s home opener against Valparaiso, Illinois can’t be considered...

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