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UI roundup: Women's tennis knocks off Indiana

URBANA — Third time was the charm for the Illinois women’s tennis team Sunday, as the Illini captured their first win against a ranked opponent in three tries this season with a 6-1 thumping of No. 24 Indiana.

UI roundup: Baseball stunned late for first loss

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Ball State tallied a pair of runs in the eighth inning to upend Illinois baseball 2-1 on Saturday, marking the Illini’s first defeat of the young season.

Matthew James launched his first career home run to account for Illinois’ only run, while Drasen Johnson pitched seven four-hit innings, adding six strikeouts for the Illini (7-1-1).

 

Detry claims league golf honor

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ Thomas Detry captured his second Big Ten Golfer of the Week honor for the 2014-15 season Wednesday, giving the Illini their fourth weekly recognition of the campaign.

Tate: Men's track and field team worth getting to know

Beginning last Thursday, when John Groce’s basketball team defeated Michigan in overtime, Illini sports teams won 16 events through Monday’s success in the Big Ten Golf Match Play Championships.

Duchene suspended

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ starting pitchers dominated the opening weekend of games, accumulating a combined 0.34 ERA in 261/3 innings with 25 strikeouts to go with just three walks and eight hits.

02-16-15 Jim Turpin and Loren Tate with @dancerbrad of @IlliniMTennis on win over OSU

02-16-15 Jim Turpin and Loren Tate with @dancerbrad of @IlliniMTennis on win over OSU: Play now!

02-16-15 Jim Turpin and Loren Tate with Brad Dancer Illinois Men's Tennis coach on the Illini win over Ohio State at the ITA Men's Indoor Championship.

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02-16-15 Monday Morning Quarterbacks

02-16-15 Monday Morning Quarterbacks: Play now!

02-16-15 Monday Morning Quarterbacks.  Jim Turpin and Loren Tate are the Monday Morning Quarterbacks after Illini loss to Wisconsin in Basketball.  Interview with Brad Dancer Illinois Men's Tennis coach on victory of over Ohio State.

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UI roundup: Wrestlers earn finals spot

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ wrestling team, the fifth-ranked squad in W.I.N. Magazine’s Tournament Power Index, defeated Kent State 38-0 in the regional round of the NWCA National Duals on Sunday and advanced to next weekend’s finals in Iowa City, Iowa.

UI roundup: Baseball earns two more victories

BEAUMONT, Texas — Illinois recorded 15 hits in a dominating 8-1 performance over Lamar on Saturday in the Lamar Cardinal Classic to remain perfect on the season.

Reid Roper led the charge with three hits, three RBI and one run. Will Krug finished with three hits as well. 

Roper and Krug were among nine Illini to record a hit. 

Illini roundup: Baseball team takes season opener

BEAUMONT, Texas — Needing a run in the top of the ninth inning, the Illinois baseball team came through.

And did so again in the 10th inning to rally for a 5-1 season-opening win against New Mexico State on Friday in the first day of the Lamar Cardinal Classic.