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Trader's B1G West Preview: #7

The B1G is shaping up to be one of the premier conferences in college football this season. With a plethora of teams looking to contend for a B1G Title and even more hoping to lock in a bowl bid, we’re going to be running through what I believe will be the final B1G standings and how they’ll end up that way. 259 more words

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Bobby Roundtree Injured

A couple months ago, I said the Illinois Fighting Illini would finally get to a bowl game this season. Although, I thought they’d finish 6-6 with a relatively week non-conference schedule, this was still a massive gain for the program. 149 more words

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Chi-llini Brew

Shopping at Fresh Market on Western the other day, I picked up a sixer of First Lager from Hopewell Brewing – based in Chicago.  According to… 63 more words

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Illini Can't Hang with Hawkeyes at United Center in Big Ten Tourney

Stubhub offered ridiculously cheap tickets for Thursday night’s Big Ten tournament games, so I met Blats and his family at United Center for the Illinois/Iowa late game.  301 more words

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Illini Baseball crush Georgetown in season opener

The Fighting Illini baseball team opened their season in a big way on Friday. Illinois handled the Georgetown Hoyas 11-3. This marks the 140th season of Illinois baseball, and the Illini are hoping to accomplish big things, including an NCAA Tournament run. 639 more words

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Illini take down Buckeyes

Brad Underwood’s team won their first true road game of the season and secured their fourth victory in a row last night. The Illini traveled to Columbus with one thing on their mind, take care of business. 949 more words

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