Illini basketball

Missouri Tigers Jordan Clarkson walks off the court as the Illinois Illini begin to celebrate their 65-64 win in the Annual Braggin' Rights Game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 21, 2103.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Illinois Gets Bragging Rights With 65-64 Win

Fighting Illini made two free throws with less than 5 seconds to play to break Mizzou’s win streak.


Earnest Ross #33 of the Missouri Tigers pulls down a rebound against Brandon Paul #3 and Joseph Bertrand #2 both of the Illinois Fighting Illini during the Bud Light Braggin' Rights game at the Scottrade Center on December 22, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Braggin Rights Basketball Preview

#23 Missouri vs. Illinois set for another St. Louis showdown


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#15 Oregon Holds Off Pesky Illinois

The lead went back-and-forth late, but the Ducks prevailed


Tracy Abrams in 2013 game action (Getty/ Ethan Miller)

Dartmouth Out-Rebounds Illinois, But Falls 72-65

Balanced Illini attack had five players scoring in double digits.


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Illinois Dominates Auburn 81-62

Illini took the lead early in Atlanta and never looked back.


Rayvonte Rice #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini talks with head coach John Groce. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Georgia Tech Hands Illinois First Loss

Yellow Jackets win one for ACC in Big 10/ACC Challenge, 67-64


Head coach John Groce of the Illinois Fighting Illini protests a call against the IPFW Mastodons at Assembly Hall on November 29, 2013 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated IPFW 57-55. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Illinois Squeaks By IPFW, 57-55

John Groce’s Illini (7-0) trailed by 8 points at halftime


Rayvonte Rice #24 and Maverick Morgan #22 of the Illinois Fighting Illini celebrate their 61-59 victory over the UNLV Rebels at the Thomas & Mack Center on November 26, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Beats UNLV By A Bucket

Rayvonte Rice scored game-winner with 27 seconds left


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Illini Cruise To 77-53 Win Over Chicago State

Illinois is 5-0 on the season; 11-0 all-time against the Cougars.


John Groce (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Illini Hoops Coach Touts Two Recruits

John Groce says Illinois had landed hometowner Michael Finke & Leron Black from Memphis.





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