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Hoop it up: Kansas State court storming edition

Each week, staff writer Bob Asmussen offers his views on the game Gus Johnson and Dick Vitale love to shout about:

Team of the Week

KANSAS STATE

Sports Talk 02-26-15

Sports Talk 02-26-15: Play now!

News-Gazette sports writer Marcus Jackson joins Brian to discuss the latest in sports news. They also talk about basketball recruiting with Derek Piper of Big Stage Hoops, and check in with men's gymnastics coach Justin Spring about tomorrow night's dual between #2 Illinois and #1 Oklahoma.

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02-26-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast

02-26-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast: Play now!

02-26-15 News-Gazette Prep Sports Podcast.  All kinds of High School Sports finals to talk about this week with Fred Kroner, Matt Daniels, and Scott Richey.  The guys talk about State Wrestling, Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, Swimming and much more.

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HS Boy's Basketball: Leroy 1A Regional

Ridgeview vs. Calvary Christian Academy and Leroy vs. Blue Ridge in class 1A Regional semi-final games at Leroy High School in Leroy on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

02-25-15 Fasteners Ect Postgame Show Iowa

02-25-15 Fasteners Ect Postgame Show Iowa: Play now!

02-25-15 Fasteners Ect Postgame Show.  Brian Moline is your host for phone calls and reaction to the Illinois loss to Iowa.

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02-26-15 Bill Friedman @bigtennetwork on Big Ten Elite The 1989 Flyin Illini airs this Saturday @illinihoops

02-26-15 Bill Friedman @bigtennetwork on Big Ten Elite The 1989 Flyin Illini airs this Saturday @illinihoops: Play now!

02-26-15 Jim Turpin with Bill Friedman @BigTenNetwork on Big Ten Elite The 1989 Flyin Illini.  Program airs this Saturday 02-28-15 8:00pm.  The story of the 1989 team and the run to the Final Four.  The program includes interviews with players and coaches and features Jim Turpin and Loren Tate on the play by play segments.  Brian Barnhart is the host of the program.  Ed

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Throwback Thursday: Iroquois West returns to state

To celebrate Throwback Thursday, we’ll step back in time to hone in on a noteworthy moment. With the Iroquois West girls’ basketball team bound for the Class 1A state semifinals this weekend, we look back at the IW football team earning the school’s last state title:

Nov. 28, 2003

Video: Loss to Iowa doesn't help Illini

Scott Richey gives a breakdown of the Illini's 68-60 loss to Iowa on Wednesday night from an empty Carver-Hawkeye Arena. 

Iowa aftermath: Rice rounding into form

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Illinois was almost written off when Rayvonte Rice broke a bone in his left hand, sidelining him for a stretch of games that extended to nine once a suspension for a violation of team rules was added.

The Illini went 6-3 in those games, holding on to hope of an NCAA tournament berth.

UI grade vs. Iowa: C-

Player of the Game: Aaron White
Senior continued recent hot streak from the perimeter, hitting 3 of 4 three-pointers to carry Iowa to an eight-point win. He also reached a career high with 29 points, hitting 8 of 13 shots overall. White was his usual steady self at the line (10 of 12) and added nine rebounds.