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REARDON: Enhancing The U.S. Open

Course strategist Mike Davis’ examination is not the true/false test that had been the personality of the U.S. Open down through the years. For the players this week at Congressional, there are multiple-choice questions with an occasional essay thrown in.

06/14/2011

Mike Davis dunks in Illinois win over UNLV, March 18, 2011. (Getty/Tom Pennington)

Illini Sizzle in Tulsa, Kansas Up Next

UNLV proves no match for Illinois in NCAA Tourney, 73-62

03/18/2011

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Clemson, Asheville win, Then Board Flights

A group hug with your teammates, handshakes for the opponents, a few postgame remarks and both teams were airborne.

03/16/2011

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Illini Keep Tourney Hopes Alive

The Hawkeyes would not go away, yet the Illini were able to prevail 81-68 to keep their NCAA Tourney chances alive.

02/26/2011

David Lighty (Getty/Al Messerschmidt)

Buckeyes Too Much For Illini 89-70

Illinois drops to 17-11.

02/22/2011

Illinois Orange Crush

Purdue Outlasts Illinois 81-70

Illini lead big in first half, lose grip in 2nd

02/13/2011

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Illinois Snaps Road Skid, Tops Minnesota 71-62

Illinois outscored Minnesota 23-2 off the bench to snap a four-game road losing streak.

02/10/2011

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Hoosiers Outlast Illini on Home Court

It was Indiana’s first win over a ranked team in 20 tries.

01/27/2011

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No. 1 Ohio State Holds Off Illinois 73-68

Ohio State scored 14 straight points in the second half to rally past Illinois on Saturday.

01/22/2011

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