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114 Points Is What I Consider A Statement

I watched the game live. I replayed the game, twice.  I watched the highlights, maybe 50 bigillion times.  It was the most fun I’ve had watching the Illini play basketball since the Maui Invitational.   316 more words

Iowa batters Illinois with run game, 30-14

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) _ Running back Mark Weisman ran for 134 yards and Iowa battered Illinois with 587 yards of offense Saturday in a 30-1 win. 118 more words


Welcome to Illini Times!

My friends think I’m nuts.  My go to username growing up was “crazillinifn”…pretty much sums it up.  I know far too much about recruits, I try to drink as much Starbucks as I can to mirror John Groce, and my neighbors down the street can hear me when the Illini are on TV.   39 more words

Wil Spencer aka "The comeback kid” : another NCAA Fairy Tale

Every Sunday I look at ITF Main Draws to spot some random WildCard or Qualifier with a nice story behind.

Last week I was so glad to see the living legend Julio Peralta playing again in a Main Draw: I rate him as one of the smartest players I have ever watched. 337 more words


Kampala in 24 Hours

I arrived to my new home last night after sitting in Kampala traffic for 1.5-2hrs! Got in around 9pm where I met my new land lady, Beatrice, her boyfriend, Marius, their adorable daughter Malaika, and one of our housemates, Noan. 785 more words


Illini Defense Delivers Win Over Gophers, 28-24

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — When Illini linebacker T.J. Neal ripped the ball out Minnesota running back David Cobb’s hands in the fourth quarter Saturday, cornerback V’Angelo Bentley knew his roommate had delivered something pretty rare for the Illini this season. 1,425 more words