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The Illini men's and women's basketball teams were introduced to their fans during Illini Madness at the Assembly Hall on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007.
Photographer: Darrell Hoemann
University of Illinois basketball players gather in the Assembly Hall.
Illini players sit on the floor watching the action, with the UI coaching staff and pink-clad fans behind them.
Photographer: Heather Coit
Jerrance Howard talks about his UI basketball ring from 2001 with media during the Illini Media Day at Ubben Basketball Complex on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007.
Members of the University of Illinois women's basketball wait to be introduced.
Bruce Weber greets the crowd at the Assembly Hall as the Illini kick off the 2007-2008 college basketball season on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007.
Illinois' Calvin Brock is all smiles as he is introduced during Illini Madness at the Assembly Hall.
Calvin Brock slams down a dunk at media day.
Brian Carlwell, left, shoots some baskets as teammate Calvin Brock, right, answers media questions during Illini Media Day.
Special FX, left, shows off some of his moves to Pat Da Roc during Illini Media Day at Ubben Basketball Complex on Friday, Oct. 12, 2007.
Chester Frazier shoots some baskets as UI recruit Brandon Paul looks on during Illini Media Day at Ubben Basketball Complex.
Illinois' Brian Randle, center right, tries to pull down a rebound against Shaun Pruitt as Brian Carwell, far left, and Steve Holden, far right, watch.
Illinois' Mike Tisdale competes in the dunk contest during llini Madness.
Jerrance Howard, second from left, watches from the sidelines with some of the new Illinois recruits during llini Madness.
The Assembly Hall in Champaign was filled with pink as Illini fans watch the men's basketball team scrimmage on Friday night.
The Illini get a look at the action as intramural champions The Johnnies and Ball4Real square off as part of the 90-minute Illini Madness festivities.
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