1. Illinois to Play Providence in 2015 Gavitt Tipoff Games

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  2. Report: 6'11" Charlotte Transfer Commits to Illinois

    Illinois landed a huge piece to the 2015-16 puzzle on Saturday as a source confirmed to NBCSports.com that Charlotte graduate transfer Mike Thorne Jr. is headed to the Big Ten.....

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  3. Sophomore Forward Austin Colbert to Transfer from Illinois

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  4. Illini's Austin Colbert to Transfer

    Champaign, Ill.–Illinois head basketball coach John Groce announced Wednesday that sophomore forward Austin Colbert (Chesapeake, Va.) is no longer with the program.....

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  5. Illinois Coach John Groce Reflects on Season, Wants More Competitiveness

    Illinois coach John Groce has preached the mantra "toughness and togetherness" since arriving in Champaign three seasons ago. But it was the lack of those two qualities that caused the end-of-season collapse, he said...

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  6. Illinois Hits the Road in NIT

    A giant tarp covers the State Farm Center as construction crews dismantle the interior of the arena in another step of a massive renovation project...

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  7. March Madness 2015: Updating the Bubble as Conference Tournaments Unfold

    With the major conference tournaments underway, there are a number of bubble teams that have important games to play Thursday that could determine their fates on Selection Sunday...

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  8. Davis, Hammons Rally Purdue Past Illinois 63-58

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Rapheal Davis scored 18 points, and A.J. Hammons had 16 points and 10 rebounds, helping rally Purdue to a 63-58 victory against Illinois on Saturday in Mackey Arena...

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  9. Watch: Rice Fires Dime to Egwu for Jam vs. Purdue

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  10. Groce Expecting New Baby as Team Fights to Reach NCAAs

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois basketball coach John Groce (GROHS) has his hands full trying to coax his team into the NCAA Tournament over the next couple of weeks. But his priorities could change in the next few days...

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  11. Illini Pushing to Wind Up on Right Side of NCAA Bubble

    After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate...

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  12. Watch: Illini's Nunn Beats Wildcats to Rim for Jam

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  13. Aaron Cosby, Illinois Parting Ways

    Aaron Cosby, the first-year Illinois guard who was serving an indefinite suspension for an unspecified violation of team rules, is leaving the program, the school announced late Friday morning...

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  14. Junior Guard Cosby Transferring from Illinois

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  15. Illinois Basketball: Illini Already in Tournament Mode as Season Nears End

    The madness of college basketball is typically reserved for the month of March, but in the case of the Illinois Fighting Illini , it came a month early...

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  16. Will Illinois Land a Point Guard in 2015?

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  17. Lou Henson Named to National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

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  18. Illinois' Rayvonte Rice Getting Back into Groove on Court

    With his hand still heavily bandaged, Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice dived on the court, fought for rebounds, dunked (with the opposite hand) and played an average of 28.5 minutes the last two games...

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  19. Illini's Egwu Throws Block Party vs. U-M

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  20. Report: Rayvonte Rice Will Play Against Michigan

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  21. Illinois Basketball: Illini Doing More Than Surviving Without Rice and Cosby

    When the Illinois Fighting Illini lost senior Rayvonte Rice due to injury last month, it seemed like the nail in the coffin for a team that had already started the season 0-2 in conference with its star player in the lineup...

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  22. Illinois Perseveres with John Groce Running Program Right Way

    Nobody allowed complacency to accompany Illinois on the trip home after Saturday's undermanned but overwhelming 59-54 victory over Michigan State...

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  23. Illinois Holds on to Beat Michigan St. 59-54

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Malcolm Hill scored 19 points and Illinois withstood a last-minute technical foul to beat Michigan State 59-54 on Saturday afternoon.....

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  24. Thrust into Leadership Role, Illini Point Guard Jaylon Tate Thrives

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  25. Illinois Coach John Groce Offers No Update on Rayvonte Rice and Aaron Cosby

    Illinois has been playing with a shortened back court for the last month, as leading scorer Rayvonte Rice and Aaron Cosby were both sidelined with injuries before the two were suspended...

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