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Preview: Illinois at No. 20 Wisconsin, 7 p.m. today


Illinois (10-15, 6-8 Big Ten)


P      Name    Yr.    Ht.    PPG    Hometown

G    Trent Frazier    So.    6-1    14.7    Wellington, Fla.

Griffin putting in work to expand role off Illini bench

CHAMPAIGN — Alan Griffin popping up off the bench and joining Andres Feliz at the scorer’s table, ready to check in before the first media timeout Thursday night at Ohio State, shouldn’t have been a surprise.

Illini's confidence soaring with winning streak

Illinois freshman guard Ayo Dosunmu breaks down the feeling of beating Ohio State on the road before delving into the Illini's upcoming matchup with No. 20 Wisconsin. Freshman forward Giorgi Bezhanishvili also discusses his rematch with Ethan Happ and how Illinois' confidence has grown the last few weeks.

Illinois has another shot at big road win

Illinois coach Brad Underwood reflects on Thursday's win at Ohio State before looking ahead to Monday's showdown with No. 20 Wisconsin.

23 dunks, 25 games

CHAMPAIGN — The highlights played as one Flyin' Illini after another has been honored at State Farm Center this season have been telling.

Those guys literally flew. Just dunk after dunk after dunk.

Kenny Battle throwing down in-game 360s.

Nick Anderson putting a defender on a poster after taking off a couple steps inside the free throw line.

Conversation with The Post-Standard's Donna Ditota

Duke has only lost at Cameron Indoor Stadium 10 times in the last 10 season (counting this one). Syracuse is responsible for three of those losses, including the overtime victory on Jan. 14. Of course, the Orange also lost at home this year to both Old Dominion an Buffalo. The Post-Standard's Donna Ditota breaks down Syracuse's season:

Mark your calendars: Week of Feb. 17, 2019

Now that the 2018-19 season is underway, our college basketball writer provides three games to watch in the coming week — from the elite matchups to the under-the-radar gems — that he's penciled in on his TV schedule:

No. 8 North Carolina at No. 2 Duke

Wednesday, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Tipoff: 10 notable transfers entering the market

The transfer market is already churning through the next wave of players searching for a new home. Our college basketball writer spotlights some big names - and some familiar ones - that have opted to transfer so far:

Scott Richey on Big Ten basketball: Feb. 16, 2019

Will Illinois' winning streak survive a trip to Wisconsin? Beat writer Scott Richey helps you prioritize your watch schedule after he posted an 8-4 record from last week's Big Ten games:


Fewer fouls for Bezhanishvili gives Illini offense options

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois planned for an Ohio State double team on Giorgi Bezhanishvili ahead of Thursday's game.

For two reasons.