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Big Ten basketball power rankings: Feb. 15

Big Ten basketball power rankings: Feb. 15

By The Daily Illini Basketball Staff

February 15, 2016

1. MarylandThe Terps boast five starters averaging double figures. Melo Trimble, Diamond Stone and Robert Carter Jr. lead the way for the best Maryland squad since 20022. IowaMany would argue for Iowa atop this list. The Hawkeyes are the most experienced team in the conference with four seniors and a ...

KRUSH EDITION: Across enemy lines: Wisconsin basketball

KRUSH EDITION: Across enemy lines: Wisconsin basketball

By Compiled by Joey Figueroa

January 25, 2016

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sat down with Jake Powers, the sports editor of The Daily Cardinal, a student newspaper at Wisconsin, and talked about Illinois, Wisconsin and how Thursday’s game might go.The Daily Illini: Besides the obvious drop-off from losing Kaminsky and Dekker, what has been ...

Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings: Week of Feb. 2

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 3, 2015

1. WISCONSIN (LAST WEEK: 1) The No. 5 Badgers took care of Iowa for their fourth-straight win, improving to 7-1 in conference play. 2. OHIO STATE (2) No. 20 Ohio State didn’t just knock off No. 16 Maryland, but made a statement winning the game 80-56. 3. MARYLAND (3) The No. 17 Terrapins dropped tw...

Illinois basketball did everything in final nonconference game

Illinois basketball did everything in final nonconference game

December 28, 2014

Illinois did everything you could ask of it during its 93-45 demolition of Kennesaw State on Saturday night.  The Illini scored at will, getting efficient looks while shooting 55.4 percent overall from the field. Rayvonte Rice led the way with 21 points on 7-for-7 shooting. Sixteen of his points ca...

Big Ten Basketball Preview

By Sam Sherman

November 4, 2014

Illinois Head Coach: John Groce Record: 20-15, 7-11 Big Ten Postseason Finish: Lost in second round of NIT Key Losses: Joseph Bertrand, Jon Ekey, Tracy Abrams (Torn ACL) Key Returners: Rayvonte Rice, Nnanna Egwu Key Additions: Leron Black, Ahmad Starks, Aaron Cosby, Michael Finke From The Coach: “I ...