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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:

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman hit on a variety of different talking points (Illini men’s basketball success, Memorial Stadium upgrades, the Ubben Basketball Complex project) during h…

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This week’s news of Big Ten expansion drew a loud cheer from the 15,000 or so University of Illinois graduates who call southern California home.

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:

CHAMPAIGN — Josh Whitman was pulled aside in the tunnel leading to Lou Henson Court after an Illinois basketball game last season. The message from someone the Illini athletic director trusted?