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Illinois 57, No. 18 Minnesota 53

Tyler Griffey capped a terrific week for Illinois with 16 points, and the Fighting Illini went 11 for 23 from 3-point range in a 57-53 win over No. 18 Minnesota on Sunday night. Three days after Griffey's buzzer-beating layup gave Illinois (17-8, 4-7) a 74-72 victory over No. 1 Indiana, Tracy Abrams swished a step-back 3-pointer with 18 seconds left to stretch the lead over...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Griffey, Illini Rally Past Gophers

MINNEAPOLIS - Tyler Griffey capped a terrific week for Illinois with 16 points, and the Fighting Illini went 11 for 23 from 3-point range in a 57-53 win over No. 18 Minnesota on Sunday night.
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Marist Hits 65-foot Buzzer Beater to Force 2nd OT

The talk in college basketball today is all about Tyler Griffey’s layup as time expired to give Illinois an upset win over top-ranked Indiana. While no play last night had a bigger impact on the landscape of college basketball, Marist’s Chavaughn Lewis gave us a more impressive buzzer beater. With Lewis’s Red Foxes trailing the host Iona Gaels by three points in overtime with...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Illinois catches Indiana with their pants down in thrilling win

The top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers were hoping to get one last stop in regulation and force overtime in Champaign, and Christian Watford was positive that Tyler Griffey of the Illini wasn’t getting the ball. Why else would you leave your man wide open while the best shooter is actually inbounding the ball from the corner? Oh, this is why you don’t. Being #1 in the nation doesn...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Illini buzzer-beater upsets No. 1 Hoosiers, 74-72

Like the team he plays for, 2013 has been one long slump for Illinois forward Tyler Griffey. The senior lost his shooting touch and then his starting job as the Illini, once ranked No. 10 in the country, turned a 12-0 start to the season into a flop that saw them fall toward the bottom of the Big Ten standings. With less than a second left on the clock Thursday night, though, Griffey...
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Layup at buzzer takes down Hoosiers

Tyler Griffey made an uncontested layup at the buzzer off a baseline inbounds pass and Illinois beat No. 1 Indiana 74-72 on Thursday night, the fifth straight week the nation's top-ranked team has lost. The Illini (16-8, 3-7 Big Ten) trailed 41-29 at halftime and by double digits for most of the second half before closing the game on a 13-2 run over the final 3:36. With the...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois’ Tyler Griffey Hits Game-Winning Layup To Upset No. 1 Indiana

Illinois’ Tyler Griffey brought down the house when he hit the game-winning layup to upset No. 1 ranked Indiana. With just under twenty seconds left and the game tied 72-72, Indiana guard Victor Oladipo tried to make a move to get off a potential game-winning shot, but dribbled off of his leg, turning the ball over to Indiana guard D.J. Richardson who pushed it up the floor only...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois Beats No.1 Indiana on Buzzer Beater (Video)

 Unranked Illinois took out the top ranked Indiana Hoosiers tonight 74-72.  The game winning shot came from a Tyler Griffey layup.  With .09 seconds left on the clock Tyler broke free and got an uncontested layup for the victory.  Talk about a break down in defense. Check out the highlights from the game below. Check out our Home Page for more stories and follow us on...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

IlliniPlaybookTV: Tyler Griffey

CHAMPAIGN - Illinois senior forward Tyler Griffey met with the media to discuss Tuesday's matchup with Western Carolina.
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Illinois escapes vs. Gardner-Webb

Tyler Griffey buried a long 3-pointer with 4 seconds left and Illinois survived a scare Sunday by beating Gardner-Webb 63-62. After winning the Maui Invitational, the Illini (7-0) came home and needed to rally against Gardner-Webb. Griffey's 3 followed a banked-in 3-pointer from Tashan Newsome with 12 seconds left that gave the Runnin' Bulldogs (4-4) a 62-60 lead. Griffey...
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November 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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