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Illini trying to sort out point guard troubles

Lewis and Tate’s persistent struggles this season — outside of sharing and taking care of the ball — won’t necessarily mean a change at the point for Illinois.

Illini trying to sort out point guard troubles
Illini Sports

Sunday Conversation: Paul Klee

Sunday Conversation: Paul Klee

Klee is covering his second Super Bowl in his third full season as the Denver sports columnist for The Gazette of Colorado Springs, Colo.

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'You might even describe The Chair as having been thrown'

Chair for Henson

Mary Henson tells us about the gift from Bob Knight

Illini Sports

Heldman gone, but not forgotten

Heldman gone, but not forgotten

Former Illini continues to inspire current players.

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Mon, 02/08/2016 - 2:46pm

Turner on Whitman: 'He loves Illinois'

Turner on Whitman: 'He loves Illinois'

Josh Whitman is in the running for the Illinois athletic director job, and his former UI football coach is all for that potential hire.


Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:11pm

Ballot Breakdown: Maryland new to No. 1 spot

Ballot Breakdown: Maryland new to No. 1 spot

Illinois basketball writer Scott Richey shared his votes from this week’s men’s and women’s Associated Press Top 25 polls.


Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:28pm

Lining up the Big Ten's point guards

Lining up the Big Ten's point guards

Khalid Lewis and Jaylon Tate have almost exactly split point guard duties at Illinois this season.Here’s a look at how the other 13 league point guards have fared.


Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:21pm

Groce questions team's toughness after loss

Groce questions team's toughness after loss

"I’d like for them to be a heck of a lot tougher when we get popped in the mouth," John Groce said of his Illini players after their latest loss, against visiting Iowa on Sunday.


Sun, 02/07/2016 - 11:29pm

MBB notebook: 'We've got to be there for him'

MBB notebook: 'We've got to be there for him'

UI Class of 2016 signee Te'Jon Lucas suffered two fractures in his right foot and ankle on Saturday and will likely miss the rest of his high school season.


Sun, 02/07/2016 - 4:48pm

Illini Recap: 'We missed some point blankers'

Hear from Illinois coach John Groce, Illini freshmen D.J. Williams and Jalen Coleman-Lands and Iowa coach Fran McCaffery following the Hawkeyes' win at State Farm Center.

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    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 8 Illinois vs. Springfield, W 104-69 (exh.)*
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. North Florida, L 93-81*
    Nov. 15 Illinois vs. North Dakota State, W 80-74*
    Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Providence, L 60-59
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Chattanooga, L 81-77
    Nov. 23 Illinois vs. Chicago State, W 82-79*
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. UAB, W 72-58#
    Nov. 28 Illinois vs. Iowa State, L 84-73#
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Notre Dame, L 84-79
    Dec. 5 Illinois vs. Western Carolina , W 80-68
    Dec. 9 Illinois vs. Yale, W 69-65
    Dec. 12 Illinois vs. UIC, W 83-79
    Dec. 19 Illinois vs. South Dakota, W 91-79
    Dec. 23 Illinois vs. Missouri, W 82-79
    Dec. 30 Illinois vs. Michigan, L 78-68
    Jan. 3 Illinois vs. Ohio State, L 75-73
    Jan. 7 Illinois vs. Michigan State, L 79-54
    Jan. 10 Illinois vs. Purdue, W 84-70
    Jan. 16 Illinois vs. Nebraska, L 78-67
    Jan. 19 Illinois vs. Indiana, L 103-69
    Jan. 23 Illinois vs. Minnesota, W 76-71 (OT)
    Jan. 28 Illinois vs. Ohio State, L 68-63
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs Wisconsin, L 63-55
    Feb. 3 Illinois vs. Rutgers, W 110-101 (3OT)
    Feb. 7 Illinois vs. Iowa, Noon
    Feb. 13 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Feb. 16 Illinois vs. Rutgers, 8 p.m.
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, TBD
    Feb. 25 Illinois vs. Indiana, 8 p.m.
    Feb. 28 Illinois vs. Minnesota, TBD
    Mar. 3 Illinois vs. Maryland, 6 p.m.
    Mar. 6 Illinois vs. Penn State, 11 a.m.
    *at Prairie Capital Convention Center, Springfield
    #at Niceville, Fla.
    %at St. Louis

    2016 Football Schedule

    Sept. 3, vs. Murray State, TBD
    Sept. 10, vs. Western Michigan, TBD
    Sept. 17, vs. North Carolina, TBD
    Oct. 1, at Nebraska, TBD
    Oct. 8, vs. Purdue, TBD
    Oct. 15, at Rutgers, TBD
    Oct. 22, at Michigan, TBD
    Oct. 29, vs. Minnesota, TBD
    Nov. 5, vs. Michigan State, TBD
    Nov. 12, at Wisconsin, TBD
    Nov. 19, vs. Iowa, TBD
    Nov. 26, at Northwestern, TBD