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PODCAST: Gameday -- Illinois at Rutgers

PODCAST: Gameday -- Illinois at Rutgers: Play now!

Steve Kelly and Loren Tate get you ready for the Illini's trip to Rutgers, plus they recap Signing Day for Illinois football.

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Sneak peek: UI men at Rutgers

Sneak peek: UI men at Rutgers, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

Lineups

Illinois (10-12, 2-7 Big Ten)

Starters

P      Name    Yr.    Ht.    PPG

G    Jaylon Tate    Jr.    6-3    2.4

SportsTalk 02-02-16

SportsTalk 02-02-16: Play now!

Steve Kelly and Loren Tate host the Tuesday edition of Sports Talk.

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Updated: Finke unlikely for Rutgers game

CHAMPAIGN — Just four Illinois basketball players have played in all 22 games this season, with the Illini robbed of 60 total games through a combination of injuries, illness and one newborn baby.

Illini Preview: UI in need of another 'road kill'

Malcolm Hill shares his thought on Rutgers and the need for a "road kill" on Wednesday night, while Maverick Morgan details Illinois' best chances offensively and Aaron Jordan highlights a couple areas the Illini can improve.

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

As part of our "Whatever Happened To ..." series, we asked around as to the whereabouts of the chair that Bob Knight presented Lou Henson before the coach's last game at Indiana in '96.

Here's what Mary Henson told us:

02-01-16 Monday Morning Quarterbacks

02-01-16 Monday Morning Quarterbacks: Play now!

02-01-06 Monday Morning Quarterbacks.  Jim Turpin and Loren Tate are the Monday Morning Quarterbacks after Illini loss to Wisconsin.

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Search committee working on list of AD finalists

URBANA — The hunt for a new athletic director at the University of Illinois is heating up, with the search committee working on a list of finalists for interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson.

Professor Matthew Wheeler sent a statement to the campus senate on Thursday, saying the panel was still screening applications but hoped to suggest finalists to the chancellor "as soon as possible."

Did Krush go too far?

Groce's team struggling in host role

CHAMPAIGN — John Groce’s first Illinois team started Big Ten play 2-7. But buoyed by a veteran roster, including Brandon Paul, D.J. Richardson and Joseph Bertrand, the Illini closed out the regular season on a 6-3 run, made the NCAA tournament and came within striking distance of a Sweet 16 appearance.