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  1. Avoiding summer fatigue key for Illinois junior Malcolm HillRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MSNBC

    With last year's leading scorer Rayvonte Rice out of eligibility and point guard Tracy Abrams lost to a season-ending injury for the second consecutive season, juniors Malcolm Hill and Kendrick Nunn will once again be key players for Illinois in 2015-16. And while the points they produce will be key, so will the minutes they play.

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  2. Illinois Basketball: Contingency Plan for the Class of 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Writing Illini

    Mar 1, 2014; East Lansing, MI, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini guard Tracy Abrams drives to the basket against Michigan State Spartans guard Keith Appling and guard Denzel Valentine during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Illinois won 53-46.

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  3. Darius Paul dismissed from Illinois programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | MSNBC

    "After further review of the situation, Darius has been dismissed from our team," Illinois head coach John Groce said in a statement. "Although his playing days here are over, we are committed to helping him move forward."

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  4. Morning Rumble: Darius Paul arrested in France, California dominates their first game overseasRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Rumble In The Garden

    Today in the Morning Rumble, Darius Paul is in trouble, California is dominating overseas, De'Aaron Fox cuts his list to seven and Les Miles wants a basketball star to play for him at wide receiver. College basketball programs use summer overseas trips to build chemistry, work on their craft against top levels of competition and develop their intelligence in situational aspects of the game.

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  5. Illinois suspends Darius Paul indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | MSNBC

    Darius Paul's second chance with the Illinois men's basketball program has quickly turned into a second suspension. Illinois head coach John Groce announced on Saturday morning that the 6-foot-8 forward has been suspended indefinitely following a violation of team rules during the team's current foreign trip in France.

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  6. Morning Rumble: Khalid Lewis to Illinois, Naz Reid talks St. John'sRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Rumble In The Garden

    Today in the Morning Rumble, Illinois lands a late transfer, Marquette is ready for their overseas trip, Naz Reid talks St. John's and Josh Jackson is headed on a visit to Maryland this month. After losing leader and senior Tracy Abrams to a torn Achilles tendon, the Illini have been searching for some point guard depth beyond Jaylon Tate.

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  7. Illinois Basketball: Khalid Lewis Visiting CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Writing Illini

    Dec 31, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; A general view of a Nike Xavier Musketeers basketball on the court at Cintas Center. Xavier won 70-53.

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  8. The tragedy of Tracy AbramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Daily Illini

    Illinois' Tracy Abrams attempts to spin past Indiana's Noah Vonleh during the first round game of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament against Indiana at Banker's Life Fieldhouse, on Thursday, Mar. 13, 2014 The Illini won 64-54. It's impossible to predict if Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams would have been a key contributor for the Illini this upcoming season.

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  9. Morning Rumble: Tracy Abrams is out for the season, John Calipari talks recruiting in 2016Read the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Rumble In The Garden

    Today in the Morning Rumble, an Illinois point guard is out for the season, coach John Calipari talks recruiting, Roosevelt Jones hits a sweet trick shot and Stefan Moody is in trouble off the court. First, we start with big news out of the Big Ten as Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams has suffered his second straight season ending injury in 10 months .

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  10. Meyers Leonard and Noah Vonleh Are Trail Blazers' Front Line of the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | BleacherReport

    In theory, this duo could work together, as both are proficient at shooting and rebounding the ball and defending soundly. Leonard and have good size at their respective positions and would be interchangeable rolling to the rim or popping outside for jumpers after screening on the perimeter.

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  11. Sports briefs TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  12. Illinois guard Abrams tears Achilles, out for 2nd seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Illinois senior point guard Tracy Abrams will miss a second straight season because of an injury, a damaging blow to the team's hopes of returning to the NCAA Tournament. Coach John Groce said Abrams tore his left Achilles during practice Monday and surgery is scheduled for Aug. 5. Abrams missed last season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

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  13. Illinois Guard Tracy Abrams Tears Achilles, Out For 2nd SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | CBS Local

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  14. Illini guard Tracy Abrams to miss second straight seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    The team announced Tuesday that Abrams will be sidelined for the season with a torn left Achilles' tendon. The Illini eagerly anticipated his return after he sat out last season with a knee injury.

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  15. Illinois guard Tracy Abrams tears Achilles, will miss second straight seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | USA Today

    Illinois guard Tracy Abrams tears Achilles, will miss second straight season Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1SdbXzX Coach John Groce said Tuesday that Abrams tore his left Achilles during practice Monday. Abrams missed last season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

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  16. Illinois devastated by second season-ending injury for point guard Tracy AbramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Sporting News

    Recovered from a torn knee ligament that cost him all of the 2014-15 season, Abrams tore the Achilles tendon in his left leg while practicing Monday for a planned trip to Europe for the Illini. He will miss the 2015-16 season as well.

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  17. Tracy Abrams out for 2015-2016 seasonRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Daily Illini

    The athletic department stated in a press release that the redshirt senior guard tore his Achilles and will be out for the 2015-2016 season. He was slated to be the team's starting point guard.

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  18. Illini's Abrams (Achilles) will miss second seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | CBS Sports

    Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams will miss the 2015-16 season after suffering a torn left Achilles tendon during Monday's practice, the school announced Tuesday. "First of all, my heart goes out to Tracy," said Illinois coach John Groce.

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  19. Illinois freshman guard to miss summer trip with stress fracture in legRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | MSNBC

    Summer trips are supposed to, among many things, help a team get a head start on establishing the on-court chemistry needed to have a successful season. With that being the case, a player missing out due to injury isn't a good way to get things going.

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  20. Improved chemistry emerging from Illinois this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | MSNBC

    Illinois is hoping to see an improvement in chemistry, an issue that likely hurt them down the stretch last season when they failed to make the NCAA tournament after ending the season in blowout losses. But according to a report from Marcus Jackson of the Champaign News-Gazette , the team has a renewed focus on cleaning up locker-room issues this offseason and the new freshmen also seemed to have acclimated nicely.

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