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2019 Schedule
5-12, 11th in Big Ten

Illinois snaps 5-game skid, routs Minnesota 95-68

Ayo Dosunmu produced 23 points, Giorgi Bezhanishvili added 20 points and Illinois used one of its best first halves this season to defeat Minnesota 95-68 on Wednesday night and end a five-game skid.

Livers rises for vicious one-handed slam (0:16)
Matthews gets up for two-handed flush (0:19)
Simpson's finds Teske for and-1 finish (0:28)
Dosunmu blocks Simpson's layup off the glass for 2nd time (0:22)
Illinois' Dosunmu elevates for rejection off the glass (0:20)
Teske rises for alley-oop slam (0:20)
Brazdeikis finishes through contact for and-1 (0:22)
Indiana's Langford gets tough and-1 to fall (0:26)
Washington catches lob, finishes strong layup (0:25)
Muhammad crosses up defender and nails 3-pointer (0:28)
Illinois' Bezhanishvili completely stuffs LeDee's dunk attempt (0:19)
Gonzaga seals win with block and slam (0:34)
Perkins sets up Clarke on alley-oop perfectly (0:37)
Hachimura manuevers his way for and-1 (0:21)
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Arizona, Illinois agree to home-and-home series

As part of a new home-and-home series, the Illini will visit the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson on Nov. 10, 2019, and the Wildcats will visit Champaign on Dec. 12, 2020.

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108dJeff Borzello

No. 44 Liddell picks Ohio State over Mizzou, Illini

ESPN 100 forward E.J. Liddell, a 6-foot-7 Belleville West (Illinois) power forward who prefers to do most of his work around the basket, has committed to Chris Holtmann and the Buckeyes.

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230dAdam Rittenberg

UNC-Michigan highlights ACC/Big Ten clashes

Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Evaluated and spoke with Kahlil Whitney last weekend at the EYBL. He is receiving heavy recruiting attention from Florida State, Louisville, Illinois , Miami, Ohio State, Oregon, Seton Hall and Saint John's. He is one of the better small forwards in the class of 2019.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.4
Rebounds Per Game33.9
Assists Per Game14.1
Points Allowed74.3Tied-252nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record40-31
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances30