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Curie Allowed To Play In State Tournament

Curie doesn’t have any wins right now, but it has a chance to win state still.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2014

John Groce. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Basketball Bouncing Back From Bad Weekend

When it comes to weekends, Illini Nation’s was about on par with Bernie’s.

670 The Score–11/19/2013

Kansas Jayhawks. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Video: Cliff Alexander Picks Up Illinois Hat Before Picking Kansas

Adding insult to injury, Chicago Curie’s Cliff Alexander poured salt in the wounds of Illini Nation.

670 The Score–11/15/2013

Fighting Illini.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Alexander, Okafor To Announce College Decisions Today

Illini Nation will collectively hold its breath until 3 p.m. today, when Young center Jahlil Okafor and Curie power forward Cliff Alexander make their collegiate decisions.

670 The Score–11/15/2013

John Groce. (credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Nation On Edge As Recruiting Rumors Swirl

Even if the recruiting sky does fall in today, it’s hardly the end of the world for the Illinois program.

670 The Score–11/15/2013

Assembly Hall.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Arenas Could Spark Recruiting Rebirth For Illinois, DePaul

Remarkably, for the third year in a row, the Windy City is home to the No. 1 high school basketball player in America, with rising Whitney Young senior Jahlil Okafor following in the large footsteps of prior Public League phenoms Jabari Parker (2013) and Anthony Davis (2012).

670 The Score–06/14/2013