John Groce

University of Illinois' Malcolm Hill takes a shot during a practice at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 19, 2014. Illinois will face Missouri in the annual Braggin Rights game that began in 1980, on December 20, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Braggin’ Rights 2014 Preview

Illinois looks for back-to-back wins against Missouri at Scottrade Center

12/19/2014

Sports Open Line:

Blues broadcaster Chris Kerber tells us what went wrong last night in Los Angeles. FOX football analyst Dave Diehl will be on the call this weekend as the Rams face the Giants. Mizzou Athletics Director, […]

12/19/2014

Head coach John Groce of the Illinois Fighting Illini gestures to his players as they take on the Indiana State Sycamores during the 2014 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena on November 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Illinois won 88-62.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Basketball Cracks Top 25

Coach John Groce’s undefeated Illini debut at #24, will take on #15 Miami next.

12/01/2014

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

John Groce (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Interview: Illinois Coach John Groce

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

10/09/2014

University of Illinois head basketball coach John Groce reacts to a call late in the second half during the game against the Michigan State Sartans at Breslin Center on March 1, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. Illinois defeated Michigan State 53-46. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Illinois Upsets #18 Michigan State

John Groce’s team defense stifles Spartans down stretch to gain 53-46 win.

03/02/2014

John Groce file photo (Getty/Ethan Miller)

Illini Coach Apologizes For Angry Outbursts

John Groce says he didn’t provide a good example for his players in Michigan St. game.

01/22/2014

Gary Harris #14 and Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the game at State Farm Center on January 18, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. Michigan State won the game 78-62. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

#4 Michigan State Takes Care of Business at Illinois

Off to best start in school history, Spartans win 78-62.

01/18/2014

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Sports Open Line: Kevin Demoff, Mike Alden, Mike Thomas, Frank Haith & John Groce

St. Louis Rams COO Kevin Demoff, Illinois Illini Athletic Director Mike Thomas, Mizzou Athletic Director Mike Alden, Mizzou Basketball Coach Frank Haith and Illinois Basketball Coach John Groce.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–12/20/2013

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.

11/16/2013

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