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Illinois’ Postseason Play Is Over

Alabama slams Illini in first round of NIT, 79-58


A view of Basketballs lined up during warm ups. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Illini Season Ends With Loss to Clemson in NIT

Illinois finishes season at 20-15.


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Illinois Rallies For NIT Win Over Boston U.

Rayvonte Rice leads team with 28 points in 66-62 victory.


ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 14: Head coach Frank Haith of the Missouri Tigers reacts to a call during the quarterfinals of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament against the Florida Gators at Georgia Dome on March 14, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Haith: Tigers Pleased to Play in NIT

For the first time in six years, the Missouri Tigers are left out of the NCAA tournament.


Members of the Illinois Illini celebrate after defeating the Missouri Tigers 65-64 in the Annual Braggin' Rights game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 21, 2103.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Illini to Play in NIT, But Can’t Host a Game

Illinois (19-14) opens on road at Boston University (24-10) on Wednesday


Robert Morris Stuns Kentucky in NIT, 59-57

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