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  1. Morning Orange Krush: Illini News 4/24/2015Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Writing Illini

    Illinois softball pitcher Jade Vecvanags' hot streak and the Illini's win streak came to an end in their first game of a doubleheader at Northwestern. Despite losing the first game 12-4 the red-hot right-hander and the Illinois offense bounced back to claim the second matchup of the day 9-8, splitting the series in Evanston, Illinois, to remain at fourth in the conference standings.

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  2. Report: Former Villanova guard Dylan Ennis cuts list to threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | MSNBC

    At this time of year guards with a combination of Division I experience and immediate eligibility become incredibly popular prospects, and that's been the case for former Villanova guard Dylan Ennis. Due to graduate this spring Ennis, who was a solid contributor on a team that won the Big East regular season and tournament titles, will be able to play immediately in 2015-16.

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  3. Big East Season in Review: Top 5 Wings RevisitedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Big East Coast Bias

    Before this season, we ranked the top five wings in the Big East. Let's revisit where BECB was right, where we were wrong, and provide a new top five.

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  4. Fighting Illini add Charlotte transfer ThorneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | ESPN

    Kansas will play Team Canada in a pair of exhibition games at Sprint Center in June before heading to South Korea as Team USA for the World University Games. Duke freshman guard Tyus Jones, the most outstanding player during the Final Four, will enter the NBA draft, coach Mike Krzyzewski said Wednesday Rick Pitino will have a do-over on his hands as six players who opened the 2014-15 season will no longer be with the team.

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  5. Illinois lands commitment from Charlotte graduate transfer big man Mike Thorne Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | MSNBC

    Illinois landed a huge piece to the 2015-16 puzzle on Saturday as a source confirmed to NBCSports.com that Charlotte graduate transfer Mike Thorne Jr. is headed to the Big Ten. The 6-foot-11 Thorne averaged 10.1 points and 7.3 rebounds per game for the 49ers last season and is immediately eligible to play next season.

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  6. Illini land Charlotte transfer Mike Thorne, Jr.: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Chicago Tribune

    Charlotte's Mike Thorne Jr. fights to gain control of the ball with Tulsa's Brandon Swannegan. (Jeff Siner / MCT) He averaged 10.1 points and 7.3 rebounds last season. He is available to play immediately at Illinois, helping ease the loss of graduated Nnanna Egwu.

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  7. Illinois announces transfer of sophomore forward Austin ColbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MSNBC

    After playing sparingly in each of his first two seasons as a member of the Illinois basketball program, sophomore forward Austin Colbert has decided to transfer . The program announced the news Wednesday evening.

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  8. In loss to Brooklyn Nets, Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard shows greatest example of growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | OregonLive.com

    After the Brooklyn Nets defeated the shorthanded but pesky Trail Blazers Monday night, All-Star Damian Lillard sought out Meyers Leonard near midcourt at Barclays Center. The scoreboard read 106-96 in favor of the Nets, an inevitable result considering LaMarcus Aldridge , Nicolas Batum and Chris Kaman were in Portland enjoying a little San Antonio Spurs-style late-season rest, but this was no time for negativity.

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  9. Illinois Basketball 2014-15 Report Card: Malcolm HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Writing Illini

    Jan 24, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini guard Malcolm Hill dribbles in the first half against the Minnesota Gophers guard Deandre Mathieu at Williams Arena. The Minnesota Gophers beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 79-71.

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  10. Illinois Basketball 2014-15 Report Card: Nnanna EgwuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Writing Illini

    Feb 7, 2015; East Lansing, MI, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini forward/center Nnanna Egwu stands on the court after a time out during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports Illinois basketball had its 2014-15 season end badly in the NIT.

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  11. What If Demetrius Jackson Went to Illinois?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Writing Illini

    Mar 21, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard Demetrius Jackson celebrates after the Fighting Irish score during overtime against the Butler Bulldogs in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Consol Energy Center. The Fighting Irish won 67-64 in overtime.

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  12. Illinois Basketball: 32 Positive Views of Illini FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Writing Illini

    The NCAA Tournament is down to 32 teams but sadly Illinois basketball is not one of them. That does not stop Illini Nation from expressing why they are optimistic about the upcoming season.

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  13. Alabama takes NIT show to Miami, hits South Beach for some fun after long weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Alabama guard Retin Obasohan passes in by Illinois forward/center Nnanna Egwu in the Tide's win Tuesday in the NIT. Alabama rode it to rout Illinois in the NIT first round two days after coach Anthony Grant was fired, but now it must regroup to extend the season again.

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  14. Illinois heads to Alabama for NIT with uncertaintyRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Washington Times

    When Illinois travels to Alabama Tuesday for its first-round National Invitation Tournament, coach John Groce isn't sure how motivated his team will be. The Illini will be making a second straight trip to the NIT, and playing what would have otherwise been a home game at Alabama because the State Farm Center is being renovated.

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  15. NIT: Where is Illinois Seeded?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Writing Illini

    Jan 24, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini guard Kendrick Nunn waits on the free throw line in the second half against the Minnesota Gophers at Williams Arena. The Minnesota Gophers beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 79-71.

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  16. 10 moments that led Purdue back to the NCAAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1baVV5V But after two straight losing seasons, coach Matt Painter took the blame for the program straying from that success. He said the Boilermakers needed to be tougher and more unselfish to win the games necessary to be on a March Madness bracket.

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  17. Michigan beats Illinois 73-55 in second round of Big TenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    For all the setbacks Michigan endured, it turns out the Wolverines weren't ready to go away without making at least a little more noise. Aubrey Dawkins scored 18 points and Michigan pounded the Fighting Illini 73-55 Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten tournament.

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  18. NCAA Tournament just a dream for Illinois after blowout loss to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice walks off the court at the United Center after the Illini's 73-55 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament Thursday. Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice walks off the court at the United Center after the Illini's 73-55 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament Thursday.

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  19. Illinois' lack of urgency turns up heat on coach John GroceRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | ChicagoSports.com

    The Illini bench watches the second half with little enthusiasm against Michigan at the United Center. The Illini lost 73-55.

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  20. Halftime: Michigan dominating Illinois, 40-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Michigan Daily Online

    The Michigan men's basketball team would have been content with having a 10-point lead in the first half of its Big Ten Tournament opener against Illinois. They pulled ahead, 12-2, in the opening minutes before losing it entirely in the following minutes.

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