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Metro-East Natives Among Illini Hall's 1st Class

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (KMOX) – The University of Illinois on Thursday announced the inaugural class of 28 that’ll be inducted into its athletics hall of fame in September. 633 more words


Fighting Illini live up to nickname as Lovie Smith calls early end to practice amidst fisticuffs

Lovie Smith is not a big fan of fighting amongst his Illinois players, a lesson he shared with his aptly nicknamed Fighting Illini squad Wednesday evening. 168 more words

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Highlights: Northwestern at Illinois – 2/21/17

Highlights: Northwestern Wildcats at Illinois Fighting Illini – February 21, 2017

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Illinois Defense Clamps Down On Northwestern

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois coach John Groce could only say one thing after his team defeated Northwestern 66-50 on Tuesday night.

“That was exhausting, another war,” Groce said. 581 more words


Big 2nd Half Leads Illinois Over Northwestern, 66-50

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Malcolm Hill scored 18 points to lead Illinois to a 66-50 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night.

The two teams played a tight contest where the deficit didn’t grow larger than four points for much of the game. 244 more words


Hill's 21, Lucas Block Help Illinois Hold Off Iowa, 70-66

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Malcolm Hill scored 21 points and hauled down eight rebounds and Illinois held on for a 70-66 win over Iowa on Saturday. 237 more words