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

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  2. Meyers Leonard and Noah Vonleh Are Trail Blazers' Front Line of the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  3. Sports briefs TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  4. Illinois guard Abrams tears Achilles, out for 2nd seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  5. Illinois Guard Tracy Abrams Tears Achilles, Out For 2nd SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

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

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  7. Illinois guard Tracy Abrams tears Achilles, will miss second straight seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  8. Illinois devastated by second season-ending injury for point guard Tracy AbramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  9. Tracy Abrams out for 2015-2016 seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  10. Illini's Abrams (Achilles) will miss second seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  11. Illinois freshman guard to miss summer trip with stress fracture in legRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | 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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  12. Improved chemistry emerging from Illinois this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | 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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  13. NBA Summer League: Illinois Player UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Writing Illini

    Feb 7, 2015; East Lansing, MI, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini forward/center Nnanna Egwu stands on the court after a time out during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports Illinois basketball has some former players wanting to make an NBA team this season so they are playing in the NBA summer league.

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  14. NBA Summer League: Illinois Player UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Writing Illini

    Feb 7, 2015; East Lansing, MI, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini forward/center Nnanna Egwu stands on the court after a time out during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports Illinois basketball has some former players wanting to make an NBA team this season so they are playing in the NBA summer league.

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  15. It's Easy To Root For Meyers LeonardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | HoopsAddict.com

    Go to Meyers Leonard's Twitter profile, and his bio reads, "University of Illinois Basketball Alum. Portland Trail Blazer.

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  16. NBA Summer League: Illinois Player UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Writing Illini

    Feb 7, 2015; East Lansing, MI, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini forward/center Nnanna Egwu stands on the court after a time out during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports Illinois basketball has some former players wanting to make an NBA team this season so they are playing in the NBA summer league.

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  17. Current recruiting season lacks familiar buzzRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | The Daily Illini

    Each year, the Illini seemed to have legitimate shots at landing future McDonald's All-Americans, like Demetrius Jackson, Cliff Alexander and Jawun Evans. Those recruitments didn't work out, and the ensuing let-downs, combined with a change in approach from Groce, have resulted in a sort of hoops recruiting hangover for Illini fans.

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  18. Groce hosts trio of recruits as current team returns to campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | The Daily Illini

    Summer on the University of Illinois campus is generally quiet, a time mostly devoid of any significant Illini hoops news. However, there were some developments this past weekend with John Groce's program as he hosted a trio of visitors, while welcoming back some familiar faces as well.

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  19. [VIDEO] Meyers Leonard joins Mike and Mike on Courtside..Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Blazers Edge

    From his humble beginnings in Illinois, to his breakout performance last season, the crew talks about it all. Leonard tackled every topic, including how he has carved a niche in Portland, and how assistant coach Kim Hughes has been a huge role model for him.

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  20. LoVett snub a reminder of Groce's point guard problemRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Daily Illini

    Like a mountain of dirty dishes that eventually becomes too big to ignore, Illini fans were forced to stare down the bare spot in their future point guard cupboard when 2015 target Marcus LoVett, Jr. tweeted that he had signed with St. John's. As it stands now, the Illini have not yet recruited a point guard to run the show past Jaylon Tate's graduation in 2017.

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