1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Watch: Illini's Nunn Beats Wildcats to Rim for Jam

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  4. 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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  5. Junior Guard Cosby Transferring from Illinois

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  6. 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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  7. Will Illinois Land a Point Guard in 2015?

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

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

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  11. Report: Rayvonte Rice Will Play Against Michigan

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Thrust into Leadership Role, Illini Point Guard Jaylon Tate Thrives

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  16. 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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  17. Illinois Basketball: Time Is Now for Illini to Make Push for NCAA Tournament

    When the calendar hits February, it signifies crunch time for college basketball teams that are hoping to make the NCAA tournament, and that is certainly the case for the Illinois Fighting Illini ...

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