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: 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


Malcolm Hill (Getty/Joe Robbins)

Illinois Hits Century Mark Again

Illini beat Austin Peay, 107-66


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


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


Tyrin Stone-Davis #2 of the Illinois Fighting Illini runs the ball as Logan Hutton #17 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers pursues at Memorial Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois.  Illinois defeated Minnesota 28-24. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Illinois Stuns Minnesota, 28-24

Wearing new “Gray Ghost” uniforms, Illini score first conference win of season


Geronimo Allison #8 of the Illinois Fighting Illini celebrates after making a touchdown during the first quarter against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Illinois Hosting 6-1 Minnesota For Homecoming

Gophers clicking while Illini struggle


Luther Head #4 of the Illinois Fighting Illini celebrates with assistant coach Wayne McClain after victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the  Chicago Regional Final in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at the Allstate Arena on March 26, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Ilinois defeated Arizona 90-89 in overtime.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-Illini Assistant Wayne McClain Dies

Former Peoria Manual High School coach won three Illinois state titles.


John Groce (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Interview: Illinois Coach John Groce

Illini basketball boss says team is deeper, better offensively in ’14-’15


Getty/Jonathan Daniel file photo

CBS Chicago: Fire Illini Coach?

Columnist questions if Tim Beckman has what it takes to get Illinois football going in right direction.


Quarterback Wes Lunt #12 of the Illinois Fighting Illini passes in the third quarter against the Washington Huskies on September 13, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. Washington defeated Illinois 44-19.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Illini Quarterback Has Broken Leg

Redshirt sophomore Wes Lunt was injured in Saturday’s loss to Purdue.




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