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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)

Springfield to Host Five Illini Games

State Farm Center renovations won’t be ready for first month of basketball season

04/15/2015

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Longtime Illini Coach Picked For College Hoops Hall

Lou Henson to be enshrined in November

02/17/2015

Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with Bronson Koenig #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini at Kohl Center on February 15, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Breaks Illinois’ 4-Game Win Streak

Fifth- ranked Badgers prevail in Madison, WI 68-49

02/15/2015

Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks watches from the bench during the game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Allen Fieldhouse on January 19, 2015 in Lawrence, Kansas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Illini Alum Jerrance Howard Suspended For Drugs

Bill Self disciplines Kansas assistant coach for offseason pot possession arrest

02/12/2015

Missouri Tigers players prepare for their SEC Championship game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Georgia Dome on December 6, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Mizzou, Illini Bowl Bound

Tigers to play Minnesota in Citrus Bowl, while Illinois is headed to Heart of Dallas matchup

12/07/2014

Malcolm Hill (Getty/Joe Robbins)

#24 Illinois Tops American, 70-55

Malcolm Hill led the scoring with 13 points

12/06/2014

: Malcolm Hill #21 of the Illinois Fighting Illini shoots against Al Freeman #25 of the Baylor Bears during 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)

Illini Improve To 6-0

Illinois tops Baylor 62-54 in Las Vegas tourney championship

11/29/2014

Malcolm Hill (Getty/Joe Robbins)

Illinois Hits Century Mark Again

Illini beat Austin Peay, 107-66

11/21/2014

Ahmad Starks sinks a three-pointer against Coppin State on November 16, 2014 (Twitter/@illinihoops)

Illinois Demolishes Coppin St. By 58 Points

Fifteen 3-pointers included in Illini’s 114-56 victory

11/16/2014

Illinois Illini head basketball coach John Groce watches the final seconds of a game against the Missouri Tigers at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 21, 2103. Illinois won the Annual Braggin' Rights game 65-64.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Illinois Basketball Returns 11 Of 15

Coach John Groce hoping to get team back into NCAA Tourney in 2015

10/29/2014

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