Found December 19, 2011 on The Sports Bank:
The alma mater of Andy Bernard, Cornell, can’t get to Champaign fast enough for the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Fighting ‘Nard Dogs, actually they’re called the Cornell Big Red, with some bear looking thing as their logo/mascot I think?, will get the Illini to re-focus quickly after that UGLY loss to the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels at their alleged home away from home, the United Center in Chicago. It’s a REALLY quick, two day turnaround as Illinois returns home to face Cornell on Monday night at the Assembly Hall. And that’s probably a good thing for Illinois. “I think as an athlete that’s what you like being able to come right back and redeem yourself,” said Illini guard Sam Maniscalco. “Getting back to the drawing board and getting better. We’ll let it sink in, soak it all up, get back to it tomorrow and hopefully play well versus Cornell.” It is Illinois’ final non-conference home game. The Illini are 7-0 at the House of ‘Paign this season and have won 10 straight home games dating

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Dec 19, 8:00 PM | University of Illinois Assembly Hall Cornell Big Red vs Illinois Fighting Illini Odds 4-4TEAM RECORD10-1 Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on University of Illinois Assembly Hall Monday as host Illinois looks to handle the Cornell Big Red in NCAAB action. The Fighting Illini sport records of 10-1 and 4-5 ATS heading into this battle, while...

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After posting one of its ugliest offensive efforts in quite some time, previously undefeated Illinois finds itself in an unfamiliar position. The No. 19 Illini look to bounce back from their first loss of the season Monday night against visiting Cornell. A defense that has limited opponents to 38.4 percent shooting and 57.2 points per game masked some of the offensive shortcomings...
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