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    Pregame: Illinois vs Akron, Saturday, August 31st, 11:00am CT, BTN

    If the game were in the afternoon, I'd absolutely be there with my family and enjoying a nice day of tailgating and football. An 11am game isn't attractive. It's too early. I know I could tailgate after the game, but for whatever reason that seems backwards to me.
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    Illini Football 2019

    Literally, all 34 writers picked us last. Ouch. I don't think even our most pessimistic posters are that pessimistic. Won't take much to beat expectations.
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    Game Thread: Illinois at Wisconsin

    What have we done as Illini fans to deserve this. I actually planned to watch MSU and scUM today to avoid the misery of watching us get blown out. Then there is a weather delay and live look in on the Illinois game. SMH.
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    D1 Hockey at Illinois

    I'm all for this as I love the downtown area of Champaign and this will ensure it continues to flourish and grow. I'm guessing in addition to hockey it will be used for concerts and events. This seems to put it in competition with the State Farm Center. So in that aspect it's a bit surprising...
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    Penn State 74, Illinois 52 POSTGAME

    I coach a 12 yr old travel basketball team 30 minutes from Champaign. There isn’t an Illini fan on the team. If you ask them if they want to play for Illinois in college they say no. I’ve got UNC fans, an Oregon fan, a freakin Michigan fan and these are Central Illinois kids. If kids in our own...
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    Illinois Coaching Staff Search

    It’s most plausible that we are waiting to see how coaching spots in the NFL come together. Lovie probably has offered an OC who is waiting to see if he gets an NFL job before he accepts. I’m not too worried. I trust Lovie.
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    Illinois 102, Southern 55 POSTGAME

    And the icing on the cake for this win was Indiana’s absolute collapse in a loss to Indiana State.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (October 2017)

    All things considered I’m impressed BU and the team thus far. Yes we are missing out on some high profile guys, but we also have a guy who is a proven coach. I’ll take that every day over the guy who just recruits. My guess is these guys are recruiting other players we know nothing about...
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs McKendree

    That cross over from Lucas. Wow!
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    Michigan 78, Illinois 68 POSTGAME

    You can make arguments for Groce and against Groce easy enough. I haven't seen very many ridiculous points made here. But even if you are for Groce how does he stay around with this much negative momentum? Sometimes guys just catch bad breaks which Groce certainly has with injuries and...
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    Leron Black out 4-6 weeks with knee injury

    Next Man Up Next man up. Oh wait... Do we have anyone left?
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    Illini Women's Basketball Allegations

    This is just awful. I will say that I appreciate how these student athletes and parents have handled this. If Simon C. had taken the same approach, we may have taken his claims more seriously. Let's hope the University does the right thing in both cases and gets to the facts and hold all...
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    Illinois 64, Maryland 57 POSTGAME

    They are on sale at GameDay Spirit. $22.99
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    Rayvonte Rice out 5-6 weeks with broken hand

    I hate this for Rice. He had such a good season going. Paul, Abrams and now Rice. I think we can all cut Groce some slack now. This team will do well to get in the NIT without those three. Here's to hoping we get some good recruiting news to boost our moods in the next few weeks.