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John Groce. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wisch: Illini Short On Expectations, Long On Experience

What exactly would you call this season for the University of Illinois basketball team?

CBS Chicago–10/03/2013

John Groce. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Marble Leads Iowa Past Illinois For 63-55 Victory

Devyn Marble scored 21 points and Iowa beat Illinois 63-55 on Tuesday night for its fifth win in seven games.

03/05/2013

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Illinois Blows Out Purdue 79-59

D.J. Richardson scored 18 points and Illinois opened up a big first-half lead that buried Purdue 79-59 on Wednesday night.

02/13/2013

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No. 22 Illinois Beats Georgia Tech 75-62

Joseph Bertrand made 3-pointers on consecutive possessions and scored every point in a 10-0 run to ignite No. 22 Illinois to a 75-62 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night in an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game.

11/28/2012

Cheerleaders for the Illinois Fighting Illini fire up their fans prior to a game.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Beats Butler 78-61 To Win Maui Invitational

Illinois caught a huge wave of scoring in Hawaii and rode it all the way to the Maui Invitational title.

11/22/2012

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Illinois Routs USC 94-64 At Maui Invitational

Illinois is treating Division II Chaminade like a tough opponent at the Maui Invitational, even after routing USC by 30 points on Monday night.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2012

Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Illini Lose Again, 70-61 At No. 22 Michigan

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 15 points and Evan Smotrycz added 13, helping No. 22 Michigan remain unbeaten at home with a 70-61 win over Illinois on Sunday.

02/12/2012

CHAMPAIGN, IL - DECEMBER 03: Mike Shaw #15 of the Illinois Fighting Illini tries to control a rebound against (L-R) Sam Dower #35, Gary Bell, Jr. #5 and Robert Sacre #00 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs at Assembly Hall on December 3, 2011 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated Gonzaga 82-75. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Upsets No. 19 Gonzaga, 82-75

Meyers Leonard scored 21 points and helped Illinois hold No. 19 Gonzaga’s Robert Sacre to two second-half points Saturday in an 82-75 upset.

12/03/2011

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Illinois Defeats Maryland 71-62

Sam Maniscalco scored 24 points, Brandon Paul had 17 and undefeated Illinois pulled away to a 71-62 victory over Maryland on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

11/29/2011

Bruce Weber

Illinois Routs Chicago State 90-43

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Bruce Weber has sought meaningful minutes for his mostly inexperienced bench, and he finally got his wish in Sunday’s 90-43 win over Chicago State. Illinois (6-0) jumped to a […]

11/27/2011