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Illini Struggle, Fall to 0-7 in Big Ten Play

Brad Underwood’s first year at the helm has been up and down through 20 games. The Illini sit at 10-10 on the year and have yet to win a Big Ten game. 831 more words


Maryland escapes Illinois with 92-91 overtime win

Big Ten conference play is here early this year and you can feel the pressure/excitement in the air. There are still some non-conference games to be played in December, but so far the… 726 more words


Illini Men's Basketball: What have we learned at 4-0?

  • Aaron Jordan is the real deal, and we don’t yet know his full potential

Aaron Jordan didn’t see considerable, and sometimes any, playing time under John Groce and the last coaching staff for the Illini. 792 more words


The FadeAway Returns!

Deon and I are still rolling along! Thrilled to share that we’ve posted two more episodes of our, The FadeAway with Deon Thomas and Eric Schmidt. 257 more words


Illinois Gets Past Ball State, 24-21

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Jamal Milan blocked Morgan Hagee’s 54-yard field goal attempt as time expired, and Illinois opened its second season under coach Lovie Smith with a 24-21 victory over Ball State on Saturday. 456 more words


More Observations on the Illini

Many issues plague the Fighting Illini, who need better play in the trenches on both sides of the ball. Here are some fun takes from Tuesday’s practice.

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Day Trip, by Rich Paschall

While most people would like to go away for vacation, it is not always possible to pack up and catch a flight to England or Ireland, Germany or France, Mexico or Colombia.  998 more words