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Women’s gymnasts win decisive season opener

January 20, 2015


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Only one week separated the Illinois women’s gymnastics team’s season opener and home opener, but that didn’t stop the gymnasts from making significant gains in their 196.175-192.775, home-opening win over Rutgers. “They touched well, and went out and competed with confidence,” head coach Kim ...

A little luck could have gotten Illini men’s cross-country to Nationals

December 16, 2014


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Jake Stewart may be spending this offseason looking for a good luck charm. The head coach of the Illinois men’s cross-country team watched his team fall 2,000 meters short of qualifying for Nationals, as the team ended its season by placing fifth at the NCAA Regional meet. Stewart claimed the team...

Balanced attack would benefit Illini against No. 7 Villanova

Balanced attack would benefit Illini against No. 7 Villanova

December 9, 2014


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Every season has a handful of games that you circle on the calendar as soon as the schedule is released. Illinois basketball’s Tuesday evening matchup with Villanova is one of those games. The undefeated, seventh-ranked Wildcats represent the toughest test of the nonconference slate for Illinois. The...

Illini basketball’s bench key in win over American

Illini basketball’s bench key in win over American

December 6, 2014


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Illinois is back on the right track. Four days after dropping its first game of the season to No. 15 Miami, the No. 24 Illinois men's basketball team bounced back and cruised to a victory over American (5-4) at home on Saturday. The Illini (7-1) came away with a 70-55 win over the Eagles in part becau...

Illinois athletics creating first ‘Illini Fan Council’

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 4, 2014


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The Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics is inviting season-ticket holders to apply for the first ever Illini Fan Council. The council is designed to create a productive dialogue between season-ticket holders and the DIA. Members of the council must be a season-ticket holder in either football, volleyba...