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  1. Predicting the Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2016-17 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BleacherReport

    The cyclical nature of college basketball makes it so even the most downtrodden teams one season have as good a chance as any to be competitive the following year. And there are plenty of different ways to achieve this improvement.

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  2. WVU basketball returns to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | HailWV.com

    The Mountaineers, as members of the Big East Conference, played many games at Madison Square Garden. "The World's Most Famous Arena" was home to the Big East Tournament, a series of games that attracted the nation's attention.

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  3. West Virginia Will Face Illinois In NIT Season Tip-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Smoking Musket

    We already knew the three teams joining West Virginia in the NIT Season Tip-Off in Brooklyn on Thanksgiving, we just didn't know how the bracket would be set up. Now we do.

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  4. Illinois Basketball: 10 Impact Recruits in the Last 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Writing Illini

    Feb 26, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; A general view of State Farm Center before the game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Illinois Fighting Illini. Mandatory Credit: Bradley Leeb-USA TODAY Sports There have been a variety of players stemming from two-star recruits all the way up to the coveted five-star prospect.

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  5. Jeremiah Tilmon commits to Illinois basketball, first 5-star Big Ten commitment for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Cleveland.com

    Jeremiah Tilmon, a five-star power forward from East St. Louis, Ill., announced his commitment to Illinois basketball on Monday. Tilmon, who plays for Indiana prep powerhouse La Lumiere, is the first five-star prospect to commit to a Big Ten team in the Class of 2017.

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  6. Top-30 prospect Jeremiah Tilmon has committed to Illinois, he told...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | ESPN.com

    "I feel that I trust them and that's where my heart is telling me to be," Tilmon said. "I feel that they believe in me and will do everything in their power to get me where I want to be.

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  7. Illinois Basketball: Potential Starting Lineup for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Writing Illini

    Dec 23, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini head coach Jim Groce looks on in the game between the Missouri Tigers and the Illinois Fighting Illini during the first half at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Big time recruits have entertained the option of coming to Champaign and winning the Big Ten, but many have decided to pursue basketball in other places.

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  8. Film Study: What the game film shows on Nets rookie Caris LeVertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Nets Daily

    One day before being selected 20th overall in the 2016 NBA Draft , University of Michigan guard Caris LeVert penned an incredibly moving piece on the Players Tribune , which highlighted the injury-riddled past, the shocking death of his father, and the resiliency he developed over time. Here's an excerpt from the write-up titled, Letter to NBA GMs, in which he described the immense difficulties of having to break the news of his father's death on an Easter Sunday as a fifteen year old just six years ago : "They thought I was calling to say happy Easter, but I had to tell them that my dad had died.

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  9. Ranking Every State by Their College Basketball TeamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | BleacherReport

    Villanova is college basketball's reigning national champion, bringing the state of Pennsylvania its first NCAA title since the Wildcats won it all in 1985. In between, there have been some strong teams to come out of the Keystone State, but how does Pennsylvania stack up as a whole against every other state in the country? Using the combined record of every Division I team from the 2015-16 season but also factoring in their performance over the past five years, we've ranked the United States in terms of college hoops accomplishment.

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  10. Roundball chatter: Cal loses Matthews to transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | ESPN

    Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style.

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  11. Illinois Sports: 3 Goals for 3 Programs Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Writing Illini

    Nov 14, 2015; Champaign, IL, USA; A general view of Memorial Stadium before the game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Illinois Fighting Illini at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports I have my own goals set for the Illinois sports teams.

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  12. Gophers forward Buggs to play elsewhere as graduate transferRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | WKBT

    MARCH 9: Charles Buggs #23 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers drives against Alex Austin #44 of the Illinois Fighting Illini in the first round of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 9, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Illinois defeated Minnesota 85-52.

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  13. Illinois dismisses Kendrick Nunn from basketball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    Illinois dismissed guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team on Tuesday following his guilty plea last week to a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a domestic violence arrest. "We have not reached this decision easily," athletic director Josh Whitman said in a statement.

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  14. Nunn dismissed from Illini Men's Basketball TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    URBANA Illinois Athletics Director Josh Whitman and Head Coach John Groce released a joint statement Tuesday saying Kendrick Nunn has been dismissed from the team. Nunn faced domestic battery charges from an accusation made in March 2016.

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  15. Illinois dismisses Kendrick NunnRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn drives to the hoop on Purdue's Raphael Davis during the Illini's 84-70 win over the Boilermakers on January 10th. Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn drives to the hoop on Purdue's Raphael Davis during the Illini's 84-70 win over the Boilermakers on January 10th.

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  16. Illinois starter Nunn dismissed from teamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | CBS Sports

    Nunn scored 15.5 points per game last season for the Illini but was charged in a domestic abuse case. Illinois dismissed Kendrick Nunn from its men's basketball team Tuesday afternoon -- less than a week after the 1,000-point scorer pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from allegations that he hit a woman in the head and pushed her to the ground back in March .

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  17. Illinois Dismisses Kendrick Nunn From Team After He Pleaded Guilty To Misdemeanor BatteryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | CBS Local

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  18. Uk SB: Kentucky to Host Butler on Friday in Lexington Regional KickoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    LEXINGTON, Ky. After earning the No. 9 overall seed in the 2016 NCAA Softball Tournament, the Kentucky softball team will open up postseason play on Friday night at 6 p.m. ET against the Butler Bulldogs at John Cropp Stadium on day one of action from the Lexington Regional.

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  19. Men's Tennis in the Round of 16Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | For Whom The Cowbell Tolls

    In a year full of successes for MSU sports, the men's tennis squad is the latest to reach a high level in the postseason with their advancement into the NCAA Tournament Round of 16. After a first round defeat of the Memphis Tigers by a score of 4-1, Mississippi State moved on to face the host Fighting Illini of Illinois, ranked No. 15 in the country, in the second round.

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  20. Former Illini great Dee Brown accepts new position on John Groce's staffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Y 103

    Champaign, Ill.-Illinois legend Dee Brown is returning to the Fighting Illini basketball program, serving for Head Coach John Groce as the program's first-ever Director of Player Development and Alumni Relations. Brown's new role comes on the heels of a successful year-long stint in the UI's Division of Intercollegiate Athletics as Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics.

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