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Point guard issue rears head in latest loss

One of Khalid Lewis or Jaylon Tate was always on the court for Illinois. Until Saturday night at Northwestern.

Point guard issue rears head in latest loss
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Sunday Conversation: Mark Carlson

Sunday Conversation: Mark Carlson

The Parkland College alum has done his school proud, becoming one of the small number of umpires to work in Major League Baseball. Mark Carlson, who first reached the bigs in 1999, is coming off his first World Series appearance.

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Behind the scenes on National Signing Day

Behind the scenes on National Signing Day

“I want it to be relaxed,” Illinois coach Bill Cubit says. “I want guys to enjoy being in here, do different things. There could be so much tension.”

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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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Sat, 02/13/2016 - 11:20pm

Illini Recap: Little margin for error for Illinois

Illinois coach John Groce discusses Illinois' loss at Northwestern, while Malcolm Hill gives insight on his final two plays, Kendrick Nunn breaks down the difference between winning and losing and Maverick Morgan hits on rebounding.

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Sat, 02/13/2016 - 10:56pm

Richey: New look for Illini, but another loss

Beat writer Scott Richey gives a rundown of Illinois' 58-56 loss at Northwestern.

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Sat, 02/13/2016 - 11:34pm

MBB notebook: 'It makes me harder to guard'

MBB notebook: 'It makes me harder to guard'

Even though all 12 of Jalen Coleman-Lands’ points in Illinois’ loss at Northwestern came from the three-point line, he is starting to show more of his overall offensive game.


Sat, 02/13/2016 - 11:29pm

Opposing coach praises UI women after loss

Opposing coach praises UI women after loss

“I think they are doing great, contrary to their wins and losses," Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer said after her team defeated Illinois on Saturday.


Sat, 02/13/2016 - 11:24pm

Tate: Rutgers visit should make for better news

Tate: Rutgers visit should make for better news

Help is coming. Rutgers, winless in Big Ten basketball, will be in town Tuesday.


Sat, 02/13/2016 - 11:41pm

MBB grades vs. Northwestern: C

MBB grades vs. Northwestern: C


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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, L 77-65
    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