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Illini Come Apart, Michigan Advances

After closing the first half on a 17-4 run, the Illini didn’t let Michigan get closer than seven until Darius Morris took over late.

03/11/2011

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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

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Do or Die for Illini vs. Iowa

Illinois seeks home win to stay in NCAA tournament consideration.

02/26/2011

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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

Penn State's Jeff Brooks drives toward the basket against Illinois' Jereme Richmond on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, in State College, Pennsylvania. (Christopher Weddle/Centre Daily Times/MCT via Getty Images)

Penn State Upsets Illinois 57-55

Illinois tied the game with 20 seconds left, go-to guy Battle set up for the last shot. His off-balance attempt in the lane bounced off the rim and into the hands of Jones, the 6-foot-10 center who dunked in the go-ahead bucket.

01/11/2011

Mike Tisdale added 13 points, Mike Davis had 12, Meyers Leonard and Jereme Richmond had 11 each and D.J. Richardson finished with 10.

Illinois Rolls Over Northwestern 88-63

Mike Tisdale added 13 points, Mike Davis had 12, Meyers Leonard and Jereme Richmond had 11 each and D.J. Richardson finished with 10.

01/06/2011

Brandon Paul #3 of the Illinois Fighting Illini grabs a rebound against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2010 ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Assembly Hall on November 30, 2010 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated the Tar Heels 79-67. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Illini Playing Up, and Down, to the Competition

Even though the Illini (10-2) have lost just twice this season, Weber sounded like a coach overseeing a three-game skid.

12/21/2010