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Illinois Falls To Purdue 66-58

Illinois owned the lead at halftime Wednesday, and they owned an edge on the boards over Purdue that helped the Illini get there. All that changed over the next 20 minutes.

01/15/2014

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Illinois Pounds Penn State 75-55

Rayvonte Rice scored 15 points to lead four Illinois players in double figures as the Illini defeated Penn State 75-55 on Saturday.

01/04/2014

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Illinois Builds Early Lead To Beat Auburn 81-62

Rayvonte Rice scored 22 points Sunday and Illinois made a season-high 12 3-point shots in an 81-62 rout of Auburn in Philips Arena.

12/08/2013

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Late Georgia Tech Rally Sinks Illini

Georgia Tech closed the game with a 19-4 run to rally from a 12-point deficit and beat Illinois 67-64 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, giving the Illini their first loss.

12/03/2013

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Illinois Beats Bradley 81-55

John Ekey scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds on Sunday as Illinois cruised to an easy 81-55 victory over previously unbeaten Bradley.

11/17/2013

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Lemon Jr. Leads Bradley Past Illinois State 83-77

Walt Lemon Jr. scored a career-high 27 points on 9-of-16 shooting Tuesday night, helping Bradley snap its losing streak against intrastate rival Illinois State with an 83-77 win.

01/29/2013

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Illinois State Edges Bradley 54-53

Jackie Carmichael had 16 points and 14 rebounds Saturday and Illinois State beat Bradley 54-53 on Saturday.

02/25/2012

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No. 13 Creighton Routs Illinois State 102-74

Doug McDermott scored 17 of his 25 points in the first half to lead six Creighton players in double figures and the 13th-ranked Bluejays rode a fast start to a 102-74 victory over Illinois State on Wednesday night.

02/01/2012