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Illinois Football Schedule 2016: Fighting Illini Game Dates

Some seasons just aren’t meant to be. The 2015 Illinois Fighting Illini would be a prime example of that. The team was 5-4 and needed just one win in their last three games to make a bowl game. 152 more words

Kendrick Nunn Kicked Off Illini Basketball Team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.

Athletic director Josh Whitman and coach John Groce said Tuesday they decided to kick Nunn off the team “to reaffirm our core values of trust and respect, to send a strong message about what is acceptable behavior.” 83 more words

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Illinois Dismisses Kendrick Nunn From Team After He Pleaded Guilty To Misdemeanor Battery

(CBS) Illinois on Tuesday afternoon dismissed guard Kendrick Nunn from the men’s basketball team, less than a week after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from an incident with a woman in March. 188 more words

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The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Must Act On Kendrick Nunn

By Dan Bernstein–
CBSChicago.com senior columnist

(CBS) Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman has an interesting definition of “intolerable.”

Here’s what he told the News-Gazette when asked about charges against three basketball players: “If the allegations prove true, there is no place in our athletic program for domestic violence. 150 more words

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Domestic Battery Charge Against Illini's Jaylon Tate Is Dropped

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor domestic battery charge against Illinois basketball player Jaylon Tate after concluding there wasn’t enough evidence to convict him. 111 more words

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Battery Charge Dropped Against Illinois' Jaylon Tate

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a misdemeanor domestic battery charge against Illinois basketball player Jaylon Tate after concluding there was not enough evidence to convict him. 125 more words

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Illinois' Thorne getting sixth year

Illinois forward Mike Thorne, Jr. was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, it was announced Wednesday.

Thorne’s case was an interesting one because he initially injured himself Nov. 209 more words