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Meet Illinois’ new athletic director: Josh Whitman

Meet Illinois’ new athletic director: Josh Whitman

By Michal Dwojak

February 17, 2016

Now that the University of Illinois has announced that Josh Whitman will be the school’s next athletic director, it’s a good time to learn who the new leader of Illinois athletics is.Whitman’s ties to Illinois started in 1997 when he first lined up at tight end for Ron Turner. He finished his...

If Illini reach potential, they will be a tournament team

If Illini reach potential, they will be a tournament team

November 4, 2014

Last season, Illinois basketball was defined by a series of “ifs”. The 2013-14 Illini had nine newcomers on its roster, and head coach John Groce had to throw his unbalanced roster together and do what he could to help them succeed. After suffering an eight-game losing streak in Big Ten play, the Ill...