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Lovie previews spring ball

Illinois football coach Lovie Smith talked about reasons why the Illini will start spring practice on Valentine's Day, how the depth is across the program and other topics ahead of Tuesday's first workout

Illini Preview: 'Focus our energy on defense'

Hear from Illinois coach John Groce and guards Te'Jon Lucas and Malcolm Hill — who both discuss defense — heading into Saturday's home game against Penn State.

About Town: Carl Meyer

Former Parkland Foundation Board chairman Carl Meyer talks about his upcoming induction into the school's athletic hall of fame.

Illini Recap: 'We bought into playing 40 minutes'

Hear from Illinois coach John Groce along with Michael Finke, Malcolm Hill and Te'Jon Lucas — all double-digit scorers Tuesday night — following the Illini's road win against Northwestern.

Richey: Road win a positive step

Beat writer Scott Richey gives a quick rundown of Illinois' 68-61 victory against Northwestern on Tuesday in night in Evanston.

MJs Minute: Tim Sinclair

The Illini basketball P.A. announcer stopped by our studios to chat with Marcus Jackson, calling his current role at State Farm Center a 'dream come true.'

Illini Preview: 'We've got to be more locked in'

Hear from Kipper Nichols, Malcolm Hill and Michael Finke before Illinois takes on Northwestern at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Evanston.

N-G Top 10: Boys' Basketball Week 11

Riding a six-game win streak, Danville vaulted to No. 1 in this week's rankings. New to the top 10: Champaign Central and Chrisman. Sports editor Matt Daniels explains.

Those Who Served: Claude Coombs

Claude Coombs talks about how he met his wife at his home in Savoy on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

Those Who Served: Delmar Burgin

Lt. Col. Delmar E. Burgin of Monticello, one of a handful remaining from his WWII unit who served with the 78th Infantry Division in Germany talks about his first experience shooting at a live target.  At his home in Monticello on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.