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    15th Anniversary of the Illini Elite Eight comeback vs. Arizona

    Wasn't enough help against May (and the refs)
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    15th Anniversary of the Illini Elite Eight comeback vs. Arizona

    I was at a wedding reception helping my wife with her budding photography business. I'd check the bar from time to time getting more and more exasperated. I finally gave up and complained to my wife all the way home. Like a person not being able to look away from a car accident, I went to ESPN...
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    Cal 35, Illinois 20 POSTGAME

    I was at the game, so a few notes: 1) I’d say closer to 60-40 Cal fans. There were a noticeable number of Cal fans in Illinois sections and Cal had a number of fans in the upper deck on their side too. The Illini band was head and shoulders above the Cal band. They were sharp, well disciplined...
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    Redbox Bowl Pregame: Illinois vs Cal, Monday, December 30th, 3:00pm CT, FOX

    Cal State schools also have direct admitance from in-state junior colleges, I'm not sure about UC schools.
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    Redbox Bowl Pregame: Illinois vs Cal, Monday, December 30th, 3:00pm CT, FOX

    Got me 2 tickets 2 days ago! Illini side, just outside the University block. Was at the KFHB too!
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (November 2019)

    Does anyone else have a memory of an Oregon (I think) who was about to make a televised announcement and Pitino (again, I think) calls whe the kid is on stage and the kid changes his mind. I really hope we're not looking at a new version of that. It would be another for the ages.
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    Minnesota 40, Illinois 17 POSTGAME

    I guess Dish and Fox did me a solid.😫
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    How to watch the Illini

    West coast guy...seems like the third time in five of so years that my Illini have been he!d hostage over already exorbitant satellite fees. So. Freakin. Tired. Of. It!
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (September 2019)

    We really don't need anyone encouraging later commitments, just to be sure...😠😉
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    Illinois 31, UConn 23 POSTGAME

    This seems like our M O from last year. Maybe someone shoul d talk to the coaching staff...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    I can't help but wonder if the transfer windfall is in part due to players realizing that the glitz that attracts them as high schoolers doesn't mean that they get the training that improves their chances at the next level. High schoolers as a lot may be more prone to that glitz due to their...
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    U of I Faculty petition NCAA

    30 whole signatures, huh? A revolutionary movement if I ever saw one! No doubt the NCAA will use this as an excuse to not deal with the criminals in its midst.
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    Illini Football 2019

    I feel that we have been hit pretty hard by the injury bug at the skill positions these last 2 to 3 years. QB, RBs (repeatedly) and WRs. I think that situation does negatively impact the performance on the defensive side of the ball more than it would if the offense wasn't specializing in 3 and...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Wouldn't a freshman or sophomore starting cause them to be more vulnerable to career ending injuries? Especially the linemen. Think M Dudek...
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    Illini Football 2019

    Sure it would just make the family wait a year!🤬🤯