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Former Illinois guard Jacob Grandison transfers to Duke - The Athletic

He's averaged 9.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists on 37 percent shooting from 3-point range during his four-year collegiate career.

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Illinois adds former Baylor starter Matthew Mayer; third transfer this offseason - The Athletic

Mayer started all 33 games for the Bears last season, averaging 9.8 points and five rebounds while helping lead the team to a 27-7 record

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Big Ten commissioner: No timetable on new media deal, streaming remains option - The Athletic

Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren is keeping an open mind publicly about the scope of his conference’s media rights agreement.

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Illinois star Kofi Cockburn enters 2022 NBA Draft, will sign with agent - The Athletic

A consensus first-team All-American this past season, Cockburn averaged 20.9 points and 10.6 rebounds for an Illini team that shared the Big Ten...

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St. John's lands former Illinois guard Andre Curbelo via transfer portal - The Athletic

He was the No. 8 available men's college basketball player (transfers and high school recruits), according to The Athletic's Sam Vecenie...

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Skyy Clark, 5-star PG, commits to Illinois after receiving release from Kentucky - The Athletic

Clark pledged to Kentucky last year but received a release from his national letter of intent in early March.

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Illinois claims share of Big Ten regular-season title with victory over Iowa - The Athletic

Illinois claimed a share of the Big Ten regular-season title on Sunday night, defeating Iowa 74-72. The Fighting Illini (15-5 conference record) are...

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AP Top 25: Gonzaga, Arizona stay 1-2, Baylor rises to No. 3 after wild weekend - The Athletic

Gonzaga remains No. 1 in the AP men's basketball Top 25 on Monday, despite being one of the six top teams that lost on Saturday.

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Gonzaga overall No. 1 seed in March Madness top 16 bracket reveal - The Athletic

With a 22-2 record, the Bulldogs' strength of non-conference scheduled factored into the committee's decision to put them No. 1, which...

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AP Top 25: Gonzaga returns to No. 1, Providence enters top 10 in men's poll - The Athletic

Gonzaga moved back ahead of Auburn, which lost to Arkansas last week.

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Big Ten discussing potential elimination of divisions as part of future football scheduling plans - The Athletic

In conversations about its football schedules beyond 2022, the Big Ten has had "active conversations" about the potential elimination of...

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AP Top 25: Auburn rises to No. 1 for first time in school history, overtaking Gonzaga - The Athletic

Auburn leapt past Gonzaga and into the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 men's basketball poll on Monday, marking the first time in program...

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AP Top 25: Gonzaga edges Auburn for No. 1 spot; Baylor slips to No. 5 - The Athletic

Reigning national runner-up Gonzaga took the No. 1 spot in the latest AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll released on Monday, narrowly...

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Big Ten releases revised 2022 football schedule; Penn State, Ohio State among teams most impacted - The Athletic

The Big Ten released an updated 2022 football schedule, including changed dates for big games involving Ohio State, Penn State and more.

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Andrew Luck, Rashaan Salaam, Michael Crabtree headline College Football HOF's 2022 class - The Athletic

Legendary Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam and two-time Biletnikoff Trophy winner Michael Crabtree headlined...

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Illinois coach Bret Bielema to miss Iowa game after positive COVID-19 test - The Athletic

Illinois coach Bret Bielema announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the Fighting Illini's game at Iowa on Saturday.

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Illinois' Kofi Cockburn to miss first 3 games due to NCAA suspension - The Athletic

Cockburn sold institutionally issued apparel and memorabilia in June, prior to when the state of Illinois and the NCAA put new NIL legislation into...

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Illinois QB Artur Sitkowski out for season after breaking arm in 9-OT win - The Athletic

Coach Bret Bielema said Sitkowski will have surgery Wednesday, followed by shoulder surgery. Sitkowski, a fourth-year sophomore, is expected to make...

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Illinois stuns No. 7 Penn State in 9-OT marathon, longest game in FBS history - The Athletic

Illinois stunned No. 7 Penn State 20-18 in a record nine overtimes on Saturday, winning on a two-point conversion pass from Brandon Peters to Casey...

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Illinois linebacker Jake Hansen suffers third season-ending injury of career - The Athletic

Illinois linebacker Jake Hansen, the active NCAA leader with 12 forced fumbles, again suffered a season-ending injury, this time to cap his...

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Gonzaga's Drew Timme named The Athletic's men's preseason Player of the Year - The Athletic

Three juniors — led by Gonzaga forward Drew Timme — one senior and one freshman form The Athletic's men's basketball preseason...

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Gonzaga, UCLA, Kansas and Villanova head men's preseason AP Top 25 poll - The Athletic

Gonzaga is the preseason No. 1 team for the second consecutive season, while UCLA achieved its highest preseason ranking since 2007-08.

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NCAA Tournament: Loyola Chicago stuns top-seeded Illinois in second round - The Athletic

The eighth-seeded Ramblers delivered one of the biggest wins of this year's NCAA Tournament, never trailing and taking down top-seeded Illinois.

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Transfer Jalen Coleman-Lands commits to Kansas, fourth school in 7 years - The Athletic

Coleman-Lands was ranked No. 15 in The Athletic's ranking of the best available college basketball players.

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Illinois junior Ayo Dosunmu declares for NBA Draft - The Athletic

The point guard was a first-team All-American for Illinois this season and averaged 20.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.3 assists a game.

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Michigan jumps Baylor at No. 2, Illinois replaces OSU in top 4 of AP men's poll - The Athletic

Gonzaga, the last undefeated team in the country, remained in the No. 1 spot.

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No. 4 Illinois clobbers No. 2 Michigan without Ayo Dosunmu - The Athletic

Absent injured national player of the year candidate Ayo Dosunmu, No. 4 Illinois blasted No. 2 Michigan, handing the Wolverines their second loss of...

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Kentucky adds Illinois assistants Orlando Antigua, Chin Coleman to hoops staff - The Athletic

Kentucky coach John Calipari has rebooted his staff by adding Illinois assistants Orlando Antigua and Ron "Chin" Coleman, the school...

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