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Jalen Coleman-Lands to transfer out of Illinois

The already-thin Illinois roster got thinner on Thursday afternoon.

Evan Daniels of Scout.com reported that sophomore guard Jalen Coleman-Lands has requested and received his release… 194 more words

Burglary Suspects Kicked Off Illini Football Team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has dismissed three players facing residential burglary and aggravated robbery charges.

Coach Lovie Smith on Wednesday dismissed freshman tight end Zarrian Holcombe and offensive linemen Darta Lee and Howard Watkins. 125 more words

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3 Illini Football Players Accused Of Burglary Are Off The Team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois has dismissed three players facing residential burglary and aggravated robbery charges.

Coach Lovie Smith on Wednesday dismissed freshman tight end Zarrian Holcombe and offensive linemen Darta Lee and Howard Watkins. 124 more words

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Illinois, DePaul To Play For 1st Time Since 1957

(CBS) Come next season, the Illinois and DePaul men’s basketball teams will play for the first time since 1957.

The Illini and Blue Demons will meet on Nov. 90 more words

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Illinois DC Hardy Nickerson undergoes emergency appendectomy surgery while recruiting

It’s a busy time for coaches in college football as they travel across the country this month evaluating the next crop of players they’ll sign in the coming years. 196 more words

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Arrested Illini players claim dorm incident was a prank

Because of course they did.

Wednesday morning, three Illinois football players, offensive linemen Darta Lee and Howard Watkins and wide receiver Zarrian Holcombe, were… 351 more words

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Illini Football Players Arrested Over "Prank"

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – Three suspended Illinois football players have been charged with burglary and aggravated robbery charges after what they say was a prank on a fellow dormitory resident. 235 more words

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