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Illinois' Abrams Out For Season Again

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois senior point guard Tracy Abrams will miss a second straight season because of an injury, a damaging blow to the team’s hopes of returning to the NCAA Tournament. 288 more words

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Tracy Abrams suffers second season-ending injury in 10 months

Tracy Abrams is expected to miss his second consecutive season after tearing the Achilles’ tendon in his left foot, Illinois announced on Tuesday.

Abrams, who missed the 2014-15 season after tearing his ACL, suffered the injury on Monday. 95 more words

Illinois freshman guard to miss summer trip with stress fracture in leg

Summer trips are supposed to, among many things, help a team get a head start on establishing the on-court chemistry needed to have a successful season. 193 more words

Illinois Completes Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has announced home games with South Dakota, Yale and Western Carolina to complete a non-conference basketball schedule that already included Notre Dame. 104 more words

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Improved chemistry emerging from Illinois this summer

Illinois is hoping to see an improvement in chemistry, an issue that likely hurt them down the stretch last season when they failed to make the NCAA tournament after ending the season in blowout losses. 250 more words

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Advocacy Group Urges Firings Within U of I Athletics

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — An advocacy group for college athletes wants the University of Illinois to fire athletic director Mike Thomas, football coach Tim Beckman and others who have been the target of complaints and two lawsuits by former athletes alleging abusive treatment. 112 more words

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Player Advocacy Group Wants Mike Thomas, Tim Beckman, Others Fired At Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — An advocacy group for college athletes wants the University of Illinois to fire athletic director Mike Thomas, football coach Tim Beckman and others who have been the target of complaints and two lawsuits by former athletes alleging sometimes abusive treatment. 97 more words

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