Illini basketball

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.


Cheerleaders for the Illinois Fighting Illini perform against the Michigan Wolverines during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament at Conseco Fieldhouse on March 11, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Illinois Loses Out On Prized Hoops Recruit

Chicago area’s Cliff Alexander picks Kansas over Illini





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