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The Bernstein Brief: 2 Big Ten Coaches Under Pressure

By Dan Bernstein–
CBSChicago.com senior columnist

(CBS) It should come as no surprise that Illinois basketball coach John Groce may be on his last legs. The program has stagnated, and while the embarrassing string of off-court incidents has stopped for now, the game results remain less than the standard desired by those in charge. 211 more words

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Gruen: John Groce's Act, Losing Ways Are Wearing Thin At Illinois

By Seth Gruen–

(CBS) It’s probably best to start this column off with an admission: I’m an Illinois alum. I graduated in 2007, so for a decade now, I’ve followed the program with wavering interest — the latter of which should come into focus as you read on. 617 more words

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Former Illini rushing leader announces intent to transfer from Illinois

Illinois running back Ke’Shawn Vaughn is moving on from the Illini. The sophomore announced, via Twitter, he will transfer to a new school in 2017. 192 more words

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No. 21 Purdue dominates Illinois

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — When Caleb Swanigan and Isaac Haas are in sync, it’s difficult trying to name a better power forward-center combination in college basketball. 613 more words

Purdue Dominates Illinois, 91-68

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Center Isaac Haas had 24 points and six rebounds, and power forward Caleb Swanigan added 22 points and 10 rebounds in No. 143 more words

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