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Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wisch: A Proposal For The ‘Barnstorming Illini’ In 2015

Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2014

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Wisch: Could Illinois Support Another Big Ten School?

This state could benefit from a true rivalry between public universities, as the likes of Iowa and Michigan have.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2014

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Loyola Knocks Off Illinois State 79-69

hristian Thomas and Joe Crisman both scored 17 points to pace Loyola of Chicago over Illinois State 79-69 on Sunday.

02/09/2014

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Bernstein: Collins A Risk For Northwestern

Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2013

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Lockdown Lifted At Illinois State University

Illinois State University was placed on lockdown for about an hour after reports of a man with a weapon.

02/12/2013

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Illinois State Routs Southern Illinois 83-47

Tyler Brown scored 16 points and Jackie Carmichael had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Illinois State recorded its most lopsided victory ever over Southern Illinois, 83-47 on Saturday.

02/02/2013

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Indiana State Defeats Illinois State 77-75

Justin Gant had 18 points and 11 rebounds Sunday and Indiana State defeated Illinois State 77-75 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.

12/30/2012

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Illinois State Falls To Stanford 92-88 In NIT

Illinois State fell hard to Stanford in the NIT Monday night, in what Stanford’s Aaron Bright thought was one of the craziest games in which he has been involved.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

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Illinois State Beats Bradley 78-48

The Redbirds (15-9, 7-6 Missouri Valley) never trailed, raced to a 43-21 halftime lead and didn’t let up, beginning the second half with a 9-0 run.

02/04/2012

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Wisch: IHSA Football Needs A New Title Venue? Well, Let’s Play Two

The Big Ten is growing. And it has the IHSA scrambling as a result.

02/25/2011

Northwestern gears up for Big Ten Redbirds

The Northwestern Wildcats might see some familiar faces Saturday when they host Illinois State in their home opener. “They got Big Ten talent,” NU head coach Pat Fitzgerald said after practice Wednesday. “They got (nine) Big […]

09/08/2010