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Jack Cassidy

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Jack Cassidy is the managing editor of the Champaign Room, an alum of the University of Illinois, and a Chicago resident. Living and dying with the Illini builds more characters than digging holes.

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Michigan 84, Illinois 53: Thumped

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Nik Stauskas likely sealed his Big Ten Player of the Year fate tonight, as he and the rest of the Wolverines shot the lights out of Assembly Hall en route to an unshared Big Ten Championship.

GameThread
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Game Thread: Michigan at Illinois

It's Senior Night, so say farewell to Joseph Bertrand and Jon Ekey. It's also a chance to get back on the NCAA bubble. That's fun.

Joseph Bertrand, Mysterious and Memorable

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Tuesday is Senior Night and the last regular season game in Champaign for Joseph Bertrand, a player who defies definition.

GameThread
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GameThread: Illinois at Michigan State

Sparty's tough but win streaks always prevail, don't they?

A Brief History of the B1G's Worst Good Team

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Iowa wears the crown this season.

FINAL: ILLINOIS CAN'T HAVE A LOSING SEASON NOW

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We cant be worse than .500 now, so suck it, haters.

GameThread
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Game Thread: Nebraska at Illinois

If we win out, we might make the NCAA Tournament. Seriously, we'd be on the bubble. Seriously..

Charles Matthews Picks Kentucky

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The top junior in the state of Illinois will not be playing college ball in the state of Illinois.

Don't Expect Charles Matthews to Choose Illinois

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The writing is on the wall and it says, "Coach Cal + CM." It's adorable, really.

Charles Matthews to Choose College Wednesday

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The 5-star, class of 2015 SG will pick his college much earlier than expected. And Illinois is a finalist.

VIDEO: Jalen Brunson Scores 57 Points

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Jalen Brunson. 57 points. In a high school game.

Illinois Has as "Good a Shot as Any"

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It's a longshot, sure, but Jalen Brunson continues to leave the door open for Illinois.

GameThread
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Game Thread: Illinois vs. Minnesota

Enter this pain, you masochist, you.

Video
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Bill Murray Reps Illini, Burns UNC, Helps Homeless

The funniest man who ever lived loves Illinois basketball.

GameThread
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Game Thread: Illinois vs. Ohio State

Illinois has had some luck against Brutus in Assembly Hall. Unfortunately, now it's the State Farm Center, where luck goes to die.

Whatever

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Here's your concession speech.

GameThread
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Game Thread: Illinois vs. Nebraska

A streak ain't a streak 'til you get to two.

Enough Losing For a Century

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In the 110 year history of Illinois basketball, losing streaks like this one don't come around too often.

Illinois 60, Penn St. 55: Kendrick Nunn, You Hero

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Freshman Kendrick Nunn had himself a day. The losing streak is over and the future is bright.

GameThread
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Game Thread: Illinois vs. Penn St.

We haven't won in a years. We're due.

The Jalen Brunson Sweepstakes: We're Back

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Illinois is very much back in the Jalen Brunson recruiting mix. Should we be excited? Should we be cautious? What does it all mean!

Green Bay Packers Hire Ron Zook, per sources

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Introducing OLB coach, the Zooker.

VIDEO: Highlights of Illinois' Incoming Class

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Courtesy of Illini Productions HD, watch highlights for each member of Illinois 2014 recruiting class.

Illinois' Complete 2014 Recruiting Class

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National Signing Day came and went for Illinois without a hitch and without a shock. Here's the 18 guys we ended up with, and here's how they compare to the rest of the Big Ten.

WR Tyrin Stone-Davis Signs With Illinois

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Tyrin is a three-star JUCO transfer out of California. His twin brother, Tyree, also committed to Illinois, but will not immediately join the team due to academic issues.

4-Star DT Jihad Ward Signs With Illinois

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CB Chris James Signs With Illinois

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James committed to Illinois on Tuesday and signed on Wednesday. Read about him here.

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