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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:

A day after announcing his retirement, long-time UI wrestling coach reflects back on his career Friday: "I’ve been doing this a long time."

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 Und…

Shipping containers and pools in Urbana; hiking trails in Champaign County; county board members who fear for their safety; and plenty of hotel talk, including what became of the McClurg in Urbana.

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Shipping containers and pools in Urbana; hiking trails in Champaign County; county board members who fear for their safety; and plenty of hotel talk, including what became of the McClurg in Urbana.

Sleeping in his car. Odd jobs. Raising a young daughter. Walking on to the Illinois football team. Tailon Leitzsey has overcome adversity, but the Illini senior defensive back can now say this, too: he's on scholarship to play football at a Big Ten program. Beat writer Colin Likas shares the 22-year-old's journey.

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:

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:

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:

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: