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Illini looking to continue home-court perfection against Hoosiers

Illini looking to continue home-court perfection against Hoosiers

January 18, 2015


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It’s been an inconsistent season so far for Illinois hoops, but John Groce’s squad has definitely been reliable in one aspect. They’ve consistently won on their home court. The Illini (12-6, 2-3 Big Ten) are 8-0 at State Farm Center this year, and they’re looking to improve to 9-0 at home when ...

10 days that defined the Illinois men’s basketball season

10 days that defined the Illinois men’s basketball season

May 14, 2014


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Oct. 1 — Transfer Ahmad Starks denied waiver by the NCAA to play the 2013-14 season. The guard from Oregon State who transferred to Illinois to be closer to his grandmother was told by the NCAA that he could not play this season, leaving Illinois with a hole at point guard behind starter Tracy Abr...

Don’t be surprised if Illini creep into Big Ten’s upper-tier

Don’t be surprised if Illini creep into Big Ten’s upper-tier

January 1, 2014


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Although many of the faces are new, Illinois and Indiana produced yet another classic Tuesday. Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell and Illinois’ Nnanna Egwu and Tracy Abrams were the only starters remaining from last year’s memorable game at Assembly Hall, but the first matchup between the two programs at S...