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  1. Burning Questions: Who’s poised to surprise (or disappoint) people in the Big Ten?

    Nov 21, 2014, 1:53 PM EST

    Tom Izzo

    Two of the four writers picked Indiana as a team that can surprise people in the Big Ten.

  2. 2014-15 Season Preview: Wisconsin is the class of the Big Ten

    Nov 12, 2014, 10:00 AM EST

    Baylor v Wisconsin

    Wisconsin represented the Big Ten in the Final Four in 2014, can they do it again in 2015?

  3. Illinois declares home floor fit for play following flooding issue

    Oct 30, 2014, 11:53 PM EST

    Twitter/IlliniHoops

    Quick action by construction workers ensured that it was declared ready for play two days after being flooded.

  4. Storm water floods Illinois’ new court inside the State Farm Center

    Oct 28, 2014, 5:05 PM EST

    Twitter/IlliniHoops

    The University of Illinois opens the 2014-2015 season against Georgia Southern on Nov. 14.

  5. Malcolm Hill puts together efficient performance in Illinois’ intrasquad scrimmage

    Oct 27, 2014, 12:30 AM EST

    Shavon Shields, Malcolm Hill

    Hill averaged 4.4 points per game last season, and his progression will be key for the Fighting Illini in 2014-15.

  6. 2014-2015 Season Preview: 23 Impact Transfers

    Oct 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Kyle Wiltjer three

    Here are 24 players that will make an impact after changing schools this offseason.

  7. Transfer point guard will be key as Illinois looks to improve offensively

    Oct 11, 2014, 5:40 PM EST

    Ahmad Starks

    With Tracy Abrams sidelined for the season, Illinois will need Ahmad Starks to step forward as both a shooter and a distributor.

  8. Report: Emerald Coast Classic announces 2015 slate

    Oct 5, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

    John Groce

    The Emerald Coast Classic has some strong teams coming in for year two.

  9. Five-star power forward down to just four schools

    Oct 3, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

    Kelly Kline

    The 6-foot-9 power forward is ranked as the nation’s No. 14 overall recruit.

  10. Throwback Thursday: Illinois and Arizona spar in a phenomenal 2005 Elite 8 game

    Oct 2, 2014, 9:44 AM EST

    Getty Images

    The Illini came back from 15 down in the final four minutes to win in overtime.

  11. Five-star power forward planning official visit to UCLA

    Sep 27, 2014, 10:40 PM EST

    (adidas Gauntlet)

    The elite power forward has already set up visits to Kansas and Kentucky.

  12. Report: Four-star point guard expected to announce college decision next week

    Sep 25, 2014, 6:17 PM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armor

    Jawun Evans is currently visiting Oklahoma State, and he visited Illinois last weekend.

  13. Four-star 2015 shooting guard commits to Illinois

    Sep 23, 2014, 2:32 PM EST

    Jon Lopez/Nike

    Illinois now has three commitments in the Class of 2015, and there’s still a five-star point guard on the board that they’re pursuing.

  14. CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Boston College, Illinois, LSU have big visitors

    Sep 19, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    johnnyjones

    News and notes from around the world of college basketball recruiting.

  15. Mixtape of 2015 point guard Jawun Evans (VIDEO)

    Sep 14, 2014, 9:05 AM EST

    Kelly Kline/Under Armor

    A summer mixtape of 2015 point guard Jawun Evans.

  16. Illinois starting point guard suffers season-ending knee injury

    Sep 11, 2014, 4:39 PM EST

    Tracy Abrams

    Tracy Abrams will redshirt and return for his fifth year in 2015-16.

  17. Five-star point guard will decide between two schools on Wednesday

    Sep 8, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

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    One of the nation’s best point guards will be off-the-board on Wednesday.

  18. Five-star 2015 forward cuts his list to five schools

    Sep 1, 2014, 5:28 PM EST

    (adidas Gauntlet)

    A five-star 2015 forward cut his list to five schools on Monday.

  19. Former Illinois great tweets why Jalen Brunson should stay in state

    Aug 29, 2014, 2:40 PM EST

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    Dee Brown, a member of Illinois’ national runner-up team in 2005, would love to see Brunson in an Illinois uniform.

  20. Illinois head coach John Groce takes the mound (VIDEO)

    Aug 23, 2014, 6:29 PM EST

    John Groce

    Groce’s pitch wouldn’t land him a professional contract, but it was a respectable effort.

  21. College Basketball Talk’s Recruiting Roundup

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:00 PM EST

    (adidas)

    This week’s CBT Recruiting Roundup features some thoughts on Noah Dickerson to Florida and a couple of 2015 guards cutting school lists.

  22. Five-star power forward Elijah Thomas sets five official visits

    Aug 15, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

    Reebok

    Elijah Thomas recently cut his list to six.

  23. Five-star point guard Jalen Brunson sets all five official visits

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:05 PM EST

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    The point guard is a top-15 recruit in the Class of 2015.

  24. Head coach John Groce receives contract extension from Illinois

    Jul 24, 2014, 8:45 PM EST

    John Groce

    Groce is under .500 in Big Ten play in his two seasons at Illinois.

  25. Could John Groce be receiving another contract extension from Illinois?

    Jul 8, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

    AP

    John Groce was awarded a three-year extension last year.