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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (April 2020)

    Welcome Luke Goode! https://247sports.com/college/basketball/recruiting/Article/Illinois-Fighting-Illini-basketball-recruiting-Luke-Goode-Brad-Underwood-commitment-146179526/
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (March 2020)

    It was mentioned a bit ago (I think by Indy Illini) that Jordan Nesbitt was planning on visiting but did not have an offer yet. It looks like he received an offer yesterday...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (January 2020)

    In other recruiting news, a couple of Illini targets are on this list of Ten Midwest prospects who have improved their stock (the article also mentions Ahamad Bynum)...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    IIRC, it was this guy: https://247sports.com/player/jakai-clark-46044466/ Between that decommitment and the Jeff Thomas trolling, I have had my fill of Manny Diaz. It would (will?) be nice to stick it to him this time around.
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    Illinois 120, Hampton 71 POSTGAME

    I didnā€™t like how they closed out that game, they had better be careful preparing for Lindenwood. šŸ˜›
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Might this be one of the guys that they are trying to flip? I would love to have him for his name alone. https://247sports.com/Player/JaQuari-Wiggles-46048033/
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (November 2019)

    Agreed, that guy is merely a compiler who acts like someone in the know. Not my favorite.
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    Illinois at Michigan State (Nov. 9th): 2:30pm CT, FS1

    I am not sure how much this will affect the outcome of the game, but Michigan State linebacker Joe Bachie has been ruled ineligible. He was first-team All-Big Ten last year. It certainly seems like, after years of things not going our way, we are starting to catch a few breaks (like this, the...
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    A little more preseason love for the Illini: https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/five-college-basketball-teams-not-in-the-preseason-ap-top-25-who-will-crack-the-rankings-this-season/ Five college basketball teams not in the preseason AP Top 25 who will crack the rankings this...
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    Illinois vs Nebraska in Dublin, Ireland (Aug. 28th, 2021)

    Speaking of the Glasnost Bowl, I thought this was a pretty decent write up in the Trib: Illinois scheduled an overseas football game 30 years ago ā€” in Moscow. The story of the Glasnost Bowl and why it fell apart...