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John Groce’s team defense stifles Spartans down stretch to gain 53-46 win.
Houston Bates wants to go back home to Louisiana to finish career.
Illini hand Nebraska its first loss in six games, 60-49.
Illini upset Minnesota 62-49
Illini had only two baskets in last seven minutes.
Illini improve to 3-8 in Big Ten with 60-55 victory.
Bo Ryan’s Wisconsin squad leaves Champaign with 75-63 victory.
John Groce says he didn’t provide a good example for his players in Michigan St. game.
Off to best start in school history, Spartans win 78-62.
Wildcats had lost four straight overall and three in a row in Big Ten conference play.