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  1. Once again, Illini left to hope for invite

    Scott Powers

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Let the campaigning begin. Over the next 48 hours, Illinois coach Bruce Weber will be on a mission to convince everyone that the NCAA tournament selection committee should include his Illini among the 68 teams in this year's bracke...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  2. Illini hope to erase NCAA doubt

    Scott Powers

    Illinois allowed the NCAA tournament selection committee to determine its fate last season, and that didn't work out so well for the Illini. The plan this season was to avoid that same scenario, but after an inconsistent regular season, Illinois i...

    Blog | March 10, 2011
  3. Illini top Iowa, keep NCAA tourney hopes alive

    Mike Tisdale scored 25 points and Illinois kept its NCAA tournament hopes alive with an 81-68 win Saturday over struggling Iowa.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 26, 2011
  4. Illinois felt pressure in Michigan scare

    Eamonn Brennan

    In the end, Illinois survived. Michigan missed two last-second shots, including Stu Douglass's desperation heave, and the Illini escaped with an ugly 54-52 win in Champaign, Ill. It wasn't an inconsequential victory: With a loss, Illinois would have ...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  5. Weber talks outside influences, distractions

    Eamonn Brennan

    Bruce Weber is not having his finest season at Illinois. It's not just that the Illini are mediocre. It's that the Illini are mediocre despite having one of the most talented teams in the Big Ten, a team stocked with top-level recruits, three senior ...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  6. Illinois coach Bruce Weber benches three starters vs. Minnesota G...

    Illinois coach Bruce Weber decided to remove three of his best players from the starting lineup for Thursday night's game against Minnesota.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  7. OSU, Nova start day with huge road wins

    Eamonn Brennan

    Welcome to Saturday. Or, at least for college hoops fans, Saturday as it should be. There's no baseball, college football, NFL playoffs, or any other popular-but-inferior (kidding!) sport to distract the casual fan from the hoopy goodness you and I h...

    Blog | January 22, 2011
  8. The real reason Illinois lost to UIC

    Eamonn Brennan

    Yes, the Illinois-Chicago Flames beat the Illinois Fighting Illini. This happened Saturday. It's pretty hard to believe, all things considered, but it's right there, 57-54, etched in pixels forever, and no matter how hard you rub your eyes, that scor...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  9. Illinois eases past Northern Colorado in front of small crowd

    Mike Tisdale and D.J. Richardson scored 14 points each and Mike Davis added 12 to lead No. 16 Illinois past Northern Colorado 6-76 on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 12, 2010
  10. Illinois jumps Western Michigan, cruises to easy win

    Mike Tisdale had 18 points and seven rebounds and No. 19 Illinois beat Western Michigan 78-63 on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 27, 2010
  11. Mike Tisdale helps Illinois Fighting Illini hold off Southern Ind...

    Center Mike Tisdale scored 21 points to lead Illinois (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 13 AP) to a 76-67 exhibition victory over Southern Indiana on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  12. At the half: Illinois 37, Ohio State 31

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Once again, Illinois is finding its groove at the Big Ten tournament and can cement itself in the NCAA tournament field with 20 more minutes of good basketball. Ohio State needs a sharper second half to remain alive for a No. 1 seed. ...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  13. A look at the Big Ten tournament semis

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2010 Big Ten tournament has reached the semifinals. Here's a look at the two matchups on tap today at Conseco Fieldhouse. No. 1 seed Ohio State vs. No. 5 seed Illinois (CBS, 1:40 p.m. ET) Records: Ohio State (25-7), Illinois...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  14. McCamey, Tisdale a dynamic duo for Illini

    Scott Powers

    INDIANAPOLIS - Illinois center Mike Tisdale credited Demetri McCamey's passing ability. McCamey returned the praise to Tisdale and his shooting. Neither point guard nor big man was willing to take full credit for their pick-and-pop success in the ...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  15. Illini get defensive in push for tournament

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Illinois center Mike Tisdale calls head coach Bruce Weber "a defensive juggernaut." Few would use that term to describe Weber's team this season. Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIREIllinois coach Bruce Weber's new defensive strate...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  16. Illlini top Wisconsin in must-win game

    Adam Rittenberg

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Talk about good omens. Illinois had one during a timeout with 12:50 left in Friday's Big Ten tournament quarterfinal matchup against Wisconsin. As the "Kiss Cam" segment played on the Conseco Fieldhouse JumboTron, an Illinois fan a...

    Blog | March 12, 2010