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Illinois Blown Out At Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — He scores, he rebounds, he leads the press break at 6 feet, 10 inches tall.

Not an everyday combination for a post player, but Ethan Happ doesn’t want you to forget he played point guard early in his high school career before he shot up. 572 more words

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Wisconsin Beats Illinois, 75-50

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Ethan Happ scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out five assists Friday night as Wisconsin broke out of an offensive to beat Illinois, 75-50. 276 more words

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Wisconsin men’s basketball: Badgers continue dominance over Illinois, win 75-50

With the Badgers reeling from three straight losses, including a 28-point loss to Purdue on Tuesday, they were in desperate need of a win. The Badgers got just what the doctor order when Illinois, 0-6 in the Big Ten and a team the Badgers have beat 11 straight times, came to town. 607 more words

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Illinois Hires Rod Smith As Offensive Coordinator

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has hired Arizona assistant Rod Smith as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Smith spent six years with the Wildcats and has been a coach for 22 years, focusing on the offensive side of the ball. 114 more words

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January 17-Illinois Knit hat

It was very cold again today.  It snowed yesterday and schools were closed for a second day in a row.  I was finally able to get some errands done when it warmed up around noon and the roads weren’t as icy.  46 more words

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Nebraska Beats Illinois On James Palmer's Last-Second 3-Pointer

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer Jr. played it cool after hitting the winning 3-pointer just before the buzzer to give Nebraska a 64-63 win over Illinois on Monday night. 660 more words

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Iowa Rallies To Beat Illinois 104-97 In OT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Bohannon scored 29 points as Iowa rallied from a 20-point deficit for a 104-97 overtime win over Illinois on Thursday night. 189 more words

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