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Illini hoops recruiting settles into a lull

Illinois' head coach John Groce watches the exhibition game against Quincy at State Farm Center on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.The Illini won 91-62.

By Alex Roux

October 6, 2015

For the first time since classes started, a weekend devoid of any basketball recruiting visits came and went on the Illinois campus.Sometimes recruits take official visits, other times they’re unofficial. We’ve seen them scheduled far in advance, and others have materialized at what seems like the...

Offseason anything but quiet for Illini men's basketball

Illinois' head coach John Groce watches the game against Michigan at United Center in Chicago during the Big Ten Tournament on March 12. Groce hopes to strengthen his team through new players.

By Alex Roux

August 17, 2015

Welcome back.If the Illini’s total meltdown at the end of last season made you want to take the summer off from all things Illinois basketball, I don’t blame you. But the start of the 2015-2016 season is just three months away, so it’s time to get caught up on all things Illini hoops.The bigge...