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Illinois women’s basketball heads to Michigan

Illinois women’s basketball heads to Michigan

By Joey Figueroa

January 26, 2015


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Now stuck in a four-game losing streak, the Illinois women’s basketball team will look to right the ship Monday night against Michigan in a Big Ten challenge on the road. Illinois (11-8, 2-5 Big Ten) is fresh off a one-point loss at home to Northwestern, in which the Illini turned the ball over 24 t...

Illinois women’s basketball loses close one to Northwestern

By Joey Figueroa

January 23, 2015


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In a close matchup between in-state rivals, Northwestern got the better of Illinois with a 68-67 victory. In a game that went down to the wire, the Illini couldn't find their offense when they needed it, and the Wildcats made clutch shots to pull away within the final minute. “We just didn’t make t...

Illinois women’s basketball preparing for rivalry game

Illinois women’s basketball preparing for rivalry game

January 22, 2015


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When Northwestern comes into State Farm Center on Thursday night, it should be a matchup between two teams in similar situations, as both the Wildcats and the Illini are in need of a conference win. The Illinois women’s basketball team enters the game at 2-4 in conference play, while the Wildcats s...

Illinois women’s basketball adjusting without Crawford

January 21, 2015


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Sitting at 2-4 in Big Ten play, the Illinois women’s basketball team and head coach Matt Bollant are already forced to adjust to a major bump in the road. Senior guard Ivory Crawford has now been sidelined for a week with a knee injury.  “Obviously, the injury to Ivory (Crawford) is a big deal to u...

Illinois women’s basketball struggling in conference play

By Joey Figueroa

January 20, 2015


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Before winter break, the Illinois women’s basketball team had gotten off to one of its best starts in recent memory with a 9-3 mark against nonconference foes. The Illini may not have been fully prepared for Big Ten play, however, and are just 2-4 in conference play so far this season. Illinois (11-7, 2...

Illinois women’s basketball looks to carry success into Big Ten play

Illinois women’s basketball looks to carry success into Big Ten play

December 16, 2014


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Still with two games to go before Big Ten play begins, the Illinois women’s basketball team has already had a season’s worth of ups and downs. Currently sitting at 7-3, the Illini have a win over a top-10 team, but all three of their losses are to unranked opponents.  Through the first 11 games o...

Illinois women’s hoops downs Valparaiso

By Joey Figueroa

December 14, 2014


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On a record-setting afternoon in Chapel Hill, Indiana, Illinois women’s basketball rode a fast start and hot shooting to an easy 80-58 victory over Valparaiso. The Illini sank a school record 15 3-pointers, and their 53.6 percent mark from beyond the arc was the second-best mark in school history wh...

Illinois women’s hoops looking for bench rotation

Illinois women’s hoops looking for bench rotation

By Joey Figueroa

December 11, 2014


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Illinois women’s basketball has just two more games before Big Ten play begins, and one of its more pressing concerns may be finding the right rotation of players to come off the bench. In its 82-72 loss to Seton Hall on Tuesday, the Illinois starters accounted for 170 of the 200 total minutes played. N...

Illinois women’s basketball falls at Seton Hall

December 10, 2014


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The Illinois women’s basketball team couldn’t recreate the magic it had when facing the Seton Hall Pirates last season. On Dec. 9, the Illini erased a 20-point deficit at home to take down the Pirates.  Seton Hall got its revenge this year by coming up with an 82-72 win. The Illini made a few second half r...

Illinois women’s hoops travels to Seton Hall

Illinois women’s hoops travels to Seton Hall

By Joey Figueroa

December 9, 2014


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After traveling a mere 200 miles for its first true road game, the Illinois women’s basketball team will make the long trip to South Orange, New Jersey, for a matchup against Seton Hall on Tuesday. The Illini (7-2) will arrive in South Orange on a two-game winning streak that includes a pair of 20-...

Illini women’s hoops dominates in-state rival

December 7, 2014


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If there was any doubt about the balance of women’s basketball power in the state of Illinois, the Illini may have put it to rest on Saturday. Head coach Matt Bollant’s squad went down to Carbondale and beat up on Southern Illinois, 86-42. The win pushes the Illini to 7-2, while dropping the Sal...

Illinois women’s basketball starts road trip against Southern Illinois

Illinois women’s basketball starts road trip against Southern Illinois

By Joey Figueroa

December 5, 2014


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Following a one-game stint at home, Illinois will embark on a three-game stretch on the road, beginning with a stop in Carbondale, Illinois, on Saturday for a matchup with Southern Illinois. Fresh off a 23-point blowout win against Virginia on Wednesday, the Illini (6-2) will try to carry over some momentu...

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