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Illinois falls to Northwestern after being stifled on final play

Illinois falls to Northwestern after being stifled on final play

By Alex Roux

February 14, 2016

There was a second half full of runs in Saturday night’s nail-biter between Illinois and Northwestern, and the Wildcats had the last one.More specifically, Northwestern’s Tre Demps had the last run all by himself. Demps nailed four straight 3-pointers in the second half of his team’s...

Northwestern game enters “must-win” territory

Northwestern game enters “must-win” territory

January 14, 2015

Assuming Illinois is on the wrong side of the NCAA tournament bubble, no game is truly a “must-win” until a champion is crowned in March at the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago.  But Wednesday night’s matchup with Northwestern is about as close to a must-win for the Illini as you can get.  Illin...