Michigan takes title with 84-53 win at Illinois
Michigan guard Nik Stauskas looks over at Illinois fans after making a 3-point shot to end the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Champaign, Ill.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Twitter Reacts to: Illinois Fighting Illini v.s. Michigan Wolverines
Mar 4, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini guard Rayvonte Rice and guard Tracy Abrams and center Maverick Morgan and guard Kendrick Nunn and guard Malcolm Hill during the second half against the Michigan Wolverines at State Farm Center.
Atop the Big Ten: Men's Hoops Stifles Illini for Outright Title
Site: Champaign, Ill. Score: #12 Michigan 84, Illinois 53 Records: U-M , Illinois Next U-M Event: Saturday, March 8 -- vs. Indiana , 6 p.m. [TV: ESPN] -- Sophomore Nik Stauskas scored 24 points on 7-of-9 three-point shooting as the University of Michigan men's basketball team overwhelmed Illinois, 84-53, on Tuesday night at the State Farm Center.
Michigan Basketball Gameday: Offense and defense clash as Wolverines chase Big Ten crown...
Michigan students hold up Big Ten title championship banner following the Wolverines' title-clinching win over Minnesota on Saturday.
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Hoops Preview: Michigan at Illinois
With a share of the Big Ten title wrapped up for now, Michigan has a chance to win it outright with a win against a suddenly frisky Illinois team.
The Michigan Daily Online
Behind Enemy Lines: Illinois guard Joseph Bertrand
While the No. 12 Michigan men's basketball team sits within a victory of clinching the outright Big Ten regular-season title, standing in its way is Illinois.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball: Keys to Victory Against the Michigan Wolverines
Mar 1, 2014; East Lansing, MI, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini forward/center Nnanna Egwu reacts to a play during the 2nd half of a game against the Michigan State Spartans at Jack Breslin Student Events Center.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Illinois Stuns Michigan State: End Big Ten Title Hopes
Mar 1, 2014; East Lansing, MI, USA; /i23/ drive the ball against Michigan State Spartans guard/forward Branden Dawson during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center.
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
Lansing State Journal
Men's basketball tipoff: Illinois at No. 18 Michigan State
* Coaches: MSU -- Tom Izzo is 461-184 in his 19th season, all with the Spartans.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Illini's Nnanna Egwu a tall order on defense
An epic Public League championship game, in which Curie's Cliff Alexander got the better of Young's Jahlil Okafor on the scoreboard and in the box score, reopened a wound for some Illinois fans.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
GAME NOTES: The Nebraska Cornhuskers shoot for their sixth straight win tonight, as they challenge the Illinois Fighting Illini in Big Ten Conference action at State Farm Center.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Huskers Look For Sixth Straight Win
Radio: IMG Husker Sports Radio Network, including KLIN in Lincoln, KFAB in Omaha and KRVN in Lexington.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Mark Story: After rocky start, Osborne 'Happy' about Kentucky Wesleyan turnaround
In a new job, one always wants to make a positive first impression. During the first part of Happy Osborne's first season as head men's basketball coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College, Murphy's Law seemed fully operational instead.
The News Tribune
Nnanna Egwu's hard work starting to pay off for Illinois
The 23,000 shots he put up in the summer of 2012. The strength he added last offseason in grueling weight-room sessions.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Illinois Basketball: Freshman Kendrick Nunn a Superstar in the Making
Kendrick Nunn, who hails from Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, originally committed to play his college ball at Texas A&M.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Lincoln Daily News
Illinois 62, Minnesota 49
Kendrick Nunn equaled his career high with 19 points, including five 3-pointers, for Illinois , which has held its last two opponents to less than 50 points.
Gophers postgame: Not a lot of positives in loss vs. Illinois
This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
GAME NOTES: The Illinois Fighting Illini started the season at 13-3, but have been in a steep decline ever since and will look for just their second win in their last 11 games as they travel to face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in a Big Ten Conference clash at Williams Arena.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
No. 22 Ohio State shuts down Illinois
Ohio State trailed by three at halftime, and coach Thad Matta told the Buckeyes he thought they would find a way to win.