VIDEO: Illinois Basketball’s Electrifying Buzzer Beaters Under John Groce

The Fighting Illini picked up a win over arch-rival Missouri on Saturday thanks to a buzzer-beating step back three from Rayvonte Rice. It wasn’t the first time Illinois won a game at the buzzer under John Groce, in fact, Illinois has made six game winners since Groce became coach. Before the Fighting Illini begin their grueling Big Ten gauntlet, take a moment to enjoy these six...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Host Illini Night on Friday

Posted to Fighting IlliniFriday, July 18th, is Illini Night at US Cellular Field. Unfortunately, if you haven’t bought a the special voucher yet, you won’t be able to get into the stadium for batting practice or receive one of the custom hats. However, if you use the promo code “illini” when ordering tickets, you can still buy discounted tickets, and after the game their...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 15 Greatest Wins in Illini Basketball History

Last Week as the Illini knocked off Michigan State it gave the University of Illinois their 900th career Big Ten victory which is good for the most of any Big Ten school. The Fighting Illini are one of the most historic teams in NCAA basketball, we take a look at 15 of the biggest wins in Illini basketball history. 15. 2013-  Earlier this season all the members and coaches of the...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois Fighting Illini vs Indiana Hoosiers Game Preview

New Years Eve Special The Indiana Hoosiers (10-3) travel to Champaign to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini (11-2) Tuesday afternoon. Both teams come in looking to climb the ranks in the Big 10. Both Indiana, and Illinois are both on the verge of the Nation’s Top 25. We all know what happened the last time these two teams met in Champaign as Tyler Griffey hit a game winning layup...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois heads into Big Ten with Indiana test

When Indiana came to Champaign last season, the Hoosiers were on top of the world, ranked No. 1 in the country. Illinois had lost six of seven and was headed in the opposite direction. Tyler Griffey's game-winning layup at the buzzer ended all that, giving the Illini a season-changing win. They won five straight and eventually made the NCAA tournament. ''It meant a lot,'' second...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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