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Illinois lands another 4-star recruit in Chicago WR Jadon Thompson

Illinois may never quite reach the full promised land under football coach Lovie Smith, but you can’t blame his recruiting.

Days after Illinois’ spring game, the Fighting Illini added another four-star commit in the form of elite Chicago wide receiver… 227 more words

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Four-star ATH Jordan Johnson's Notre Dame pledge highlights big weekend for St. Louis football commits

Maybe it was just in the water this weekend?

On a banner weekend for college visits during spring practice and some early spring games, a pair of the St. 416 more words

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Iowa Blows Out Illinois, Advances To Face Michigan In Big Ten Tournament

CHICAGO (AP) — Nicholas Baer got hot from outside. Jordan Bohannon and Tyler Cook hooked up for a memorable slam, and Joe Wieskamp contributed a couple of nice plays. 675 more words

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Highlights: Big Ten Tournament - Illinois 74 - Northwestern 69 (OT) - 3/13/19

Big Ten Tournament – First Round – United Center, Chicago – Northwestern Wildcats vs. Illinois Fighting Illini – March 13, 2019

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Illini Beat Wildcats 74-69 In Overtime In Big Ten Tournament

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Big Ten Tournament returned to the Illini’s and the Wildcat’s backyard, but they’re the hosts without the most.

The struggling in-state rivals were relegated to Wednesday’s bottom-feeder bracket game. 128 more words

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Reaves' Career-High 26 Points Leads Penn State Over Illinois

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Senior Josh Reaves scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Penn State over Illinois 72-56 on Sunday. 357 more words

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STORMING THE COURT ISN’T THE ISSUE; SECURITY IS

For a basketball fan, March can be a rush. A rush of emotional highs and lows. Sometimes, those highs lead to fans rushing onto the court to celebrate an upset victory with their beloved team. 419 more words

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