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Illini men’s track and field dominates in Las Vegas

By Will Small

March 30, 2015

After wrapping up a promising indoor season earlier this month, the Illinois men’s track and field team kicked off its outdoor season with a dominating performance at the UNLV Spring Invitational on March 20-21. The Illini placed first as a team at the meet, and won numerous individual events. Whi...

Indiana guard Jalen Coleman commits to Illinois

Basketball recruit Jalen Coleman during the game against Texas State at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Coleman committed to John Groce and the Illini on Tuesday. 

By Daily Illini Staff Report

September 23, 2014

John Groce, basketball head coach, plucked his most recent commit out of enemy territory Tuesday. La Lumiere prep school combo guard Jalen Coleman, 6-foot-3, committed to the Illini, becoming Illinois’ first commit from the state of Indiana since 1985. Coleman is ranked the 33rd best recruit in the...

Rice emerges as go-to player for the Illini in close victories

December 3, 2013

Whew, that was close. Illinois could easily be sitting at 5-2 right now after two barn burners over the break. After trailing by 10 at halftime against UNLV on Tuesday and by eight at the break against IPFW on Friday, Illinois were well on their way to suffering their first defeats of the season. Il...