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Jeff Huth's review and preview of all things Illinois

5 O'Clock Shadow

News you can't leave work without: As an Illini athlete, Tonja Buford-Bailey was a nine-time winner at Big Ten indoor track and field meets. This weekend, she’ll work the meet for the first time as Illinois’ head coach.

Wikoff powers Illini

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Brandon Wikoff homered, and Illinois broke open a close game with a five-run sixth inning en route to an 8-3 victory against Iowa on Friday in the season opener for both teams.

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UI Gymnasts come through just in time

CHAMPAIGN – Daniel Ribeiro won the pommel horse and Brian Liscovitz won the horizontal bar as No. 3 Illinois beat No. 4 Penn State 345.500-339.800 in a Big Ten men's gymnastics meet Saturday at Huff Hall.

Celebrating Justin Spring Night, the Illini got second-place finishes from Tyler Mizoguchi (pommel horse), Roger Pasek (vault), Chris Lung (parallel bars) and C.J. Padera (horizontal bars). Mizoguchi also finished second in the all-around.

Howell keys softball

TAMPA, Fla. — Hope Howell drove in two runs, leading Illinois to a 6-4 softball victory against South Florida on Friday at the Wilson Tournament.

The Illini (4-2) lost 4-1 to Hofstra in their tournament opener.

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Bizzarri sets school record

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – In her first competition since November, Angela Bizzarri set an Illinois record in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational on Saturday.

Wrestlers rally past Wildcats

CHAMPAIGN – No. 15 Roger Smith-Bergsrud's last-second takedown lifted him to a 3-1 victory at 165 pounds Friday night against Northwestern's Dominic Marella and helped the ninth-ranked Illinois wrestlers rally for a 22-13 victory against the No. 16 Wildcats.

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