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No. 21 Illinois in first-place tie, faces Michigan next

No. 21 Illinois is tied for first place in the Big Ten heading into a matchup at Michigan on Saturday

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11:52pm PST - January 23rd, 2020

Purdue's struggles continue with 79-62 loss to Illinois

Kofi Cockburn scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Trent Frazier added 21 points and Illinois pulled away in the second half to beat Purdue 79-62.

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8:13pm PST - January 21st, 2020

No. 21 Illinois runs away in 2nd half to sweep Purdue

No. 21 Illinois used a second-half offensive flurry to pull away from Purdue 79-62 for its fifth consecutive win

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6:36pm PST - January 21st, 2020

SLU-Richmond airs Saturday on FOX Sports Midwest Plus

The Saint Louis University men’s basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, will be televised on FOX Sports Midwest Plus due to overlap with St. Louis Blues hockey.

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11:33am PST - January 10th, 2020

Moore, Williford carry SIU-Edwardsville past Belmont 79-69

Zeke Moore had 17 points to lead five Southern Illinois-Edwardsville players in double figures as the Cougars beat Belmont 79-69

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8:31pm PST - January 2nd, 2020

W. Illinois takes Summit opener beating South Dakota 82-75

Zion Young scored 21 points and Kobe Webster scored 18 and Western Illinois beat South Dakota 82-75 in a Summit League opener

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4:59pm PST - December 29th, 2019

Cockburn powers Illinois past North Carolina A&T 95-64

Kofi Cockburn scored a career-high 26 points and Illinois beat North Carolina A&T 95-64

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1:31pm PST - December 29th, 2019

WATCH: College basketball player PUNCHES official in celebration gone wrong

The US college basketball matchup between Illinois and Michigan on Wednesday night was forced to continue without one of its officials when he was punched to the ground by a player during a celebration gone wrong. Read Full Article at

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1:57am PST - December 12th, 2019

Miami holds off furious comeback to beat Illinois 81-79

Chris Lykes scored 28 points and Miami held off a furious second-half comeback to beat Illinois 81-79

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7:57pm PST - December 2nd, 2019

Miami holds off furious Illinois comeback to win 81-79

Chris Lykes scored 28 points and Miami held off a furious second-half comeback to beat Illinois 81-79.

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7:12pm PST - December 2nd, 2019

Perkins scores 18, Goodwin pulls down 19 rebounds in Billikens' 69-60 win over Salukis

Javonte Perkins had 18 points off the bench to lead the Saint Louis Billikens to a 69-60 win over the Southern Illinois Salukis on Sunday.

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4:38pm PST - December 1st, 2019

Dosunmu scores 24 to led Illinois past Lindenwood 117-65

Dosunmu scores 24 to led Illinois past Lindenwood 117-65

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7:32pm PST - November 26th, 2019

'Rent Is Due Every Day to Be the Best': Meet the NBA's Unlikeliest Rookie Star

DENVER — "Is he still out there working?" Jimmy Butler asks. Miami's splashy offseason acquisition leans forward from his Pepsi Center courtside seat, craning his neck around a reporter to scan the entire hardwood...

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5:22am PST - November 22nd, 2019

If you don’t notice something within 1.5 seconds, you may never see it

Inattentional blindness, a kind of selective focus, is so strong that if you don’t notice new objects in your sight line quickly, you may never see them at all

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4:01pm PST - November 19th, 2019

Cockburn double-double helps Illinois turn back Hawaii 66-53

Kofi Cockburn scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Illinois beat Hawaii 66-53

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7:43pm PST - November 18th, 2019

Prep basketball takes backseat to AAU in recruiting game

Prep basketball takes backseat to AAU in recruiting game

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1:12pm PST - November 11th, 2019