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TUCSON, AZ - SEPTEMBER 08:  Quarterback Wes Lunt #11 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys throws a pass during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Cowboys 59-38. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Oklahoma St QB Lunt Joining Illinois

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/17/2013

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Illinois Places 2nd in NCAA Men’s Golf

Illini and Alabama Crimson Tide were both vying for their first team national championship in the sport.


Colts Take Illini Guard Hugh Thornton in 3rd Round

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/26/2013

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Illini Hoops Adds Two Transfers

Jon Ekey from Illinois State (pictured) can play next season, while Aaron Crosby from Seton Hall must sit out a season.


(L-R) St. Louis Cardinals Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William O. DeWitt Jr. Manager Mike Matheny #22 and Sr. Vice President and General Manager John Mozeliak watch the action during spring training on February 20, 2013 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sports Open Line: Bill DeWitt Jr., Jake Long & Mike Tyson

The Cardinals made the largest deal in franchise history for a pitcher by signing Adam Wainwright.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–03/29/2013

Brandon Paul, Getty/Ronald Martinez

Helped By Blown Call, Miami Tops Illinois

Brandon Paul & the Illini finish the season on controversial note.


Colorado v Illinois

Late 3-pointers Lift Illinois Past Colorado 57-49

After letting a big first-half lead slip away Friday, senior guards Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson bailed out the Illini.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–03/22/2013

John Groce (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Illinois Set To Face Colorado

Coach John Groce’s team is #7 seed in East regional.


Illinois Fighting Illini players celebrate against the Indiana Hoosiers during the game at Assembly Hall on February 7, 2013 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated No. 1 ranked Indiana 74-72. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Sports Open Line: Brian Barnhart

While SLU & Mizzou look to be in the toughest region of the NCAA Tournament, the Illinois Fighting Illini might have a good chance to make some noise.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–03/19/2013

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SLU, Mizzou & Illini Make NCAA Tournament

All games times are to be announced. The Billikens got caught in traffic forcing them to watch the selection show at a Best Buy store in New Jersey.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–03/17/2013




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