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Brian Moline takes phone calls, plays highlights, updates scores, and provides analysis after a 69-57 win over Nebraska on senior night.

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Illinois 69, Nebraska 57

Basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson wraps up the Illini victory over the Cornhuskers as State Farm Center crews prepare the building for the renovation.

Illinois 69, Nebraska 57

College basketball writer Marcus Jackson wraps up Illinois' win in the home finale as State Farm Center crews prepare the building for the renovation.

#TBT: Women make 2008 Big Ten final

To celebrate Throwback Thursday, we’ll step back in time to hone in on a noteworthy moment. With the Illinois women’s basketball team starting the Big Ten tournament today, a glance at the last time the Illini played for an automatic spot in the NCAA tournament:

March 9, 2008

Pro Day on tap for football players

Illinois was shut out of the 2014 NFL draft, only the third time that’s happened in the last 45 years.

Basketball pick em game 18: Purdue (short version)

Hello everyone.  I'm currently out of state and unable to post a lenghty blog until Thursday night.  This will be a placeholder until then.  Feel free to leave a comment with your Nebraska thoughts and Purdue predictions.  Thanks for your patience.

WBB preview: Big Ten tourney opens with Nebraska

UI women vs. Nebraska — 6 p.m. today

 

Lineups

Illinois (15-15)

Starters

P  Name Yr. Ht. PPG

G Kyley Simmons Jr. 5-7 9.8

G Brittany Carter Sr. 6-0 8.1

G Ivory Crawford Sr. 5-11 15.5

Plays of the Game - Nebraska

Scoring from Rayvonte Rice?  Check.  Defense and hustle from Nnanna Egwu?  Check.  Rice's 23 points, and Egwu's four blocks, helped pave the way to a 69-57 win for the Illini over Nebraska tonight.  We have some good options for tonight's Dick Van Dyke Appliance World "WOW!" Play of the Game, with a nod to the seniors.  First, Nnanna Egwu kept a possession alive, a

MBB grades: Senior Night earns a 'B'

Player of the Game: Rayvonte Rice

Champaign native made sure the last game in his hometown ended on a memorable note. The Cornhuskers had no answer for the do-everything guard, who tossed in a game-high 23 points. Rice is starting to look like the player he did in the first half of the season. Not good news for other teams.

Freshman golfer ties for second

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Freshman Chayanid Prapassarangkul tied for second place Wednesday, leading the Illinois women’s golf team to 10th place at the Hurricane Invitational.