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Orange Krush member Justin Gorodetsky calls for more clothing and food after being the first in line at the State Farm Center a little after 3 p.m. Friday.

CHAMPAIGN — The demand for seats at tonight's Maryland-Illinois game was made clear by the line of students waiting to get inside State Farm Center early Friday afternoon.

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First in line among Orange Krush members was Justin Gorodetsky, a freshman from Wilmette. Joined by friend Chelsea Mertens, Gorodetsky set up camp outside the home of Illinois basketball shortly after 3 p.m.

The doors open at 5:45 with the game set to tip at 7.