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Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball Player Grades 2013-14

Fighting Illini Basketball –  This season for the Fighting Illini was a roller-coaster ride. Beginning 13-2 with wins over Missouri and Indiana had Illini fans thinking the team was tourny bound. However, the month that Illini fans are too familiar with of January, brought struggles for the young team. An eight game losing streak with losses to Northwestern and Purdue took the...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Basketball Season Review: Top 5 Games of 2013-14

The Fighting Illini basketball season came to an end on Sunday following a loss to Clemson in the 2nd round of the NIT. Calling the 2013-2014 season a season of ups and downs would be an understatement. After starting the season 13-2, the Fighting Illini lost 10 out of 11 games. The Fighting Illini ended the season on a high note, winning six of their final nine games with two of...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois 66, Boston U 62

Rayvonte Rice scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half as the visiting Fighting Illini rallied to earn a win in the first round of the NIT. Rice shot 11-of-14 from the field and had eight rebounds while Malcolm Hill notched 10 points and eight boards for Illinois (20-14), which will visit Clemson in the second round. Joseph Bertrand added nine points for the Fighting Illini...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Expect: Illinois

Indiana travels 50 miles north to Indianapolis on Thursday for the 2014 Big Ten tournament, where the 8th seeded Hoosiers will open opposite 9th seeded Illinois. The winner will advance to meet top seeded Michigan at 12 p.m. ET on Friday. The Fighting Illini are 18-13 overall and have won four of their last five games. The game will be broadcast at 12 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Fighting Illini Need Joseph Bertrand?

Fighting Illini Basketball – Sunday’s game versus the Penn State Nittany Lions was the first time all season that John Groce made a change to the starting lineup. Freshman Kendrick Nunn and Malcolm Hill started over fifth year seniors Joseph Bertrand and Jon Ekey. The changes paid off, and the two freshman made headlines by combining for 30 of Illinois’ 60 points to help...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Illini Back To National Stage

Fighting Illini Basketball – While this season of Illini basketball is starting to slip away, fans are slowly starting to look forward to the future instead of the present. Illinois loses just two of their current players next year in Jon Ekey, and Joseph Bertrand. The future is very bright for Illinois. Returning Starters with Experience Not only will the Illini return three...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Player Profile: Malcolm Hill

Malcolm Hill – No. 21 Freshman Belleville, Illinois Belleville East High School 6’6″ 210 lbs. Shooting Guard/Small Forward  Malcolm Hill was a consensus National Top 75 recruit who averaged 25.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.9 blocks a senior. Hill finished third in voting for Illinois Mr. Basketball and was selected to first team all-state by the Associated Press...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Illinois vs Indiana Basketball 2014

Fighting Illini Basketball – Illinois marches into Bloomington Sunday afternoon looking to make it two straight wins against the Indiana Hoosiers on the season. Both teams have struggled in B1G play this year after a great start in non-conference action. John Groce and the Fighting Illini are currently on a five game losing streak as they slipped to 13-7 and 2-5 in conference...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendrick Nunn Shoved in the Neck by Penn State’s D.J. Newbill

Freshman Kendrick Nunn, and Malcolm Hill frustrated veteran D.J. Newbill of Penn State all game long as the Illini cruised to victory. The Nittany Lions had no answer for the Fighting Illini in the second half of Saturdays battle. Newbill was ejected with just over eight minutes to play in the second half after a blow to the head/neck area of freshman Kendrick Nunn. Earlier in the...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting Rewind: Divincenzo Commits to ‘Nova, Illinois keeps Aaron Jordan In-State

A pair of 2015 shooting guards ended their college searches over the weekend, with Donte Divincenzo (Wilmington, DE/Salesianum School) verbally committing to the Villanova Wildcats, and Aaron Jordan (Plainfield, IL/Plainfield East) accepting a scholarship offer from the Illinois Fighting Illini. Wildcats Reel in Their Next Star at the 2-Guard Position Currently ranked No. 117 nationally...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting Rewind: Divincenzo Commits to ‘Nova, Illinois keeps Aaron Jordan In-State

A pair of 2015 shooting guards ended their college searches over the weekend, with Donte Divincenzo (Wilmington, DE/Salesianum School) verbally committing to the Villanova Wildcats, and Aaron Jordan (Plainfield, IL/Plainfield East) accepting a scholarship offer from the Illinois Fighting Illini. Wildcats Reel in Their Next Star at the 2-Guard Position Currently ranked No. 117 nationally...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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