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

    Friday | 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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  2. Illinois Basketball: 32 Positive Views of Illini FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | 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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  3. Alabama takes NIT show to Miami, hits South Beach for some fun after long weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | 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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  4. Illinois heads to Alabama for NIT with uncertaintyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | 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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  5. NIT: Where is Illinois Seeded?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | 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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  6. 10 moments that led Purdue back to the NCAAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | 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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  7. Michigan beats Illinois 73-55 in second round of Big TenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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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  8. NCAA Tournament just a dream for Illinois after blowout loss to MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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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  9. Illinois' lack of urgency turns up heat on coach John GroceRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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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  10. Halftime: Michigan dominating Illinois, 40-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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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  11. Illini trail Michigan 40-23 at halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Chicago Tribune

    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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  12. Michigan Basketball Gameday: Wolverines look to keep season alive against IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | MLive.com

    Michigan sophomore Zak Irvin looks for a basket around Illinois senior Nnanna Egwu during the Wolverines' 73-65 overtime win at Crisler Center on Dec. 30, 2014. vs. No.

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  13. Michigan set to face Illinois in Big Ten Tournament openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Michigan Daily Online

    The Michigan men's basketball team has played Illinois twice in the 2014-2015 season, earning a hard-fought win on Dec. 30 in Ann Arbor but imploding in overtime in Champaign on Feb. 12, suffering a 12-point loss. The Wolverines get a chance to take the season series Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament at the United Center in Chicago.

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  14. Big Ten Tournament Preview: No. 9 Michigan vs. No. 8 IllinoisRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Maize N Brew

    Tomorrow, Michigan faces Illinois in the No. 8/No. 9 matchup of the Big Ten Tournament.

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  15. Groce: Illini are what they are as tournament nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Northern Michigan News

    Getting ready for the Big Ten tournament this week, Illinois coach John Groce says there isn't anything drastic he can change about his team. The team Illinois is right now has struggled to play well for 40 minutes at a time and make shots.

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  16. Nnanna Egwu Named To The Big Ten All-Defensive TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Writing Illini

    Jan 24, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Gophers guard Carlos Morris shoots the ball in the second half in front of Illinois Fighting Illini center Nnanna Egwu at Williams Arena. The Gophers won 79-71.

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  17. 5 things Illinois needs to do to win in the Big Ten tournamentRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois' Rayvonte Rice reacts after sinking a three-point shot late in the second half against Nebraska. A lifelong couch potato isn't going to start running marathons.

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  18. Illinois Basketball: Beating Michigan Is Step OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | 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 Through this up and down season all Illinois basketball fans have watched their team struggle and flourish all within a few games.

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  19. Illinois blows big lead, maybe NCAA tournament bid with loss at PurdueRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Chicago Tribune

    Purdue guard Rapheal Davis loses control of the ball as he's defended by Illinois' Kendrick Nunn , left, and Jaylon Tate during the first half in West Lafayette, Ind. Purdue won 63-58.

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  20. Season on line for Purdue, IllinoisRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Journal Gazette

    For Matt Painter and John Groce, it probably seems like a season ago. The date was Jan. 21 when Purdue traveled to Champaign to face - and lose to - Illinois.

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