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On this Sunday 74 years ago — May 22, 1948 — Illinois speedster George Walker came within a whisker of a world record in one event and was victorious in two others as Illinois defeated Michigan State in a dual meet at Memorial Stadium.


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URBANA — All the evidence necessary to prove Tennessee’s Thursday afternoon upset of Baylor was special was associate head coach James McKie ripping off his T-shirt and whipping it around his head as the Vols rushed the court after Shunsuke Mitsui clinched the 4-3 victory at Khan Outdoor Ten…

Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team: