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The Canadian started his college career at Western Michigan. But after a season with the Broncos, Chase Brown decided to transfer to Illinois. He joined his identical twin brother, Sydney, in …

After missing out on a game last week because of Ohio State's COVID-19 issues, the Illini have their chance to host a nationally-ranked opponent when No. 24 Iowa visits Champaign-Urbana for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff.


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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:

His 13 first-half points kept Illinois in the game. They just weren’t enough to forestall an eventual 82-69 Baylor victory on Wednesday night.

Illinois-Baylor 19th such game in Illini history — and the first since the 2005 national championship game against those hated Tar Heels