If Illinois is going to improve upon its solid 4-1 start to the 2015 season, it’ll have to do so without a significant cog in its offensive machinery. 141 more words
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Illinois will be shorthanded in its front court for the time being, as during the team’s media day Thursday head coach John Groce announced that sophomore forward Leron Black is out due to injury. 152 more words
The Big 12 wasn’t the only conference acknowledging shoddy officiating and offering up mea culpas after Week 5.
In a press release sent out Monday, the Big Ten, to the surprise of no one, confirmed that it’s crew in the Nebraska-Illinois game Saturday screwed up, although they used the phrase “breakdown in officiating mechanics” to describe it. 318 more words
The rest of the 2015 season may end up showing that programs like Michigan and Florida still have some work to do before being thought of as a legitimate conference or playoff contender, but one weekend into October has helped demonstrate that new coaches are having quite the impact on the resuscitation of their respective programs. 812 more words