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Minnesota Downs Illinois, 79-71

Following six days off, Illini will host Penn State next Saturday

01/24/2015

John Groce (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Illinois Adds Student Manager to Basketball Roster

John Groce’s team is so depleted by injuries, he turns to former Bloomington prep star

01/23/2015

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Indiana Holds Off Illinois, 80-74

Tom Crean’s Hoosiers win at Champaign for 1st time in six tries.

01/18/2015

Illinois Fighting Illini players celebrate with the championship trophy after defeating the Baylor Bears 62-54 in the championship game of the 2014 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena on November 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Wins Big 10 Battle With Northwestern

Kendrick Nunn’s 25 points led Illini to victory

01/14/2015

Head Coach John Groce of the Illinois Fighting Illini (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Illinois Falls to Nebraska, 53-43

Loss drops John Groce’s team to 11-6 overall and 1-3 in Big Ten

01/11/2015

Malcolm Hill (Getty/Ethan Miller)

Illinois Upsets #11 Maryland

Belleville native Malcolm Hill led all scorers with 28 points.

01/07/2015

Malcolm Hill #21 of the Illinois Fighting Illini loses control of the ball as he tries to split the defense of DÕAngelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Sam Thompson #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half on January 3, 2015 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

#20 Ohio State Handles Illinois, 77-61

Illini led at halftime in Columbus, but stumbled down the stretch

01/03/2015

Jim Harbaugh addresses the crowd at Crisler Arena during halftime of the Michigan Wolverines basketball game against the Illinois Fighting Illini after being announced as the new football coach at a news conference earlier in the day December 30, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Michigan Knocks Off Illinois in OT

Cheered on by new football coach Jim Harbaugh, Wolverines rally for 73-65 win

12/30/2014

Rayvonte Rice #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini reaches for a loose ball against Nigel Pruitt #1 of the Kennesaw State Owls at State Farm Center on December 27, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Illinois Crushes Kennesaw State

Up by 36 at half, Illini cruise to 93-45 victory

12/27/2014

Members of the Illinois mens basketball team congratulate Rayvonte Rice after hitting a three point shot at the buzzer to defeat the Missouri Tigers 62-59 in the annual Braggin Rights game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Decmeber 20, 2014.     UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Illinois Tops Mizzou With Buzzer-Beater

Braggin’ rights go to the Fighting Illini for second year in a row, 62-59.

12/20/2014

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