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Kansas permitted to talk to Self

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 16 (UPI) -- Illinois men's basketball coach Bill Self has been rumored as the chief candidate to succeed Roy Williams in a similar post at Kansas.

Notre Dame 68, Illinois 60

INDIANAPOLIS, March 22 (UPI) -- Dan Miller made his first five three-point tries and scored a career-high 23 points Saturday as fifth-seeded Notre Dame advanced to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet

Big Ten Conference Roundup

CHICAGO, March 16 (UPI) -- Displaying their balance and inside-outside game, the 13th-ranked Illinois Fighting Illini posted a 72-59 victory over Ohio State Sunday for their firstr Big Te

WAC Tournament Roundup

TULSA, Okla., March 16 (UPI) -- Tulsa is headed to the NCAA Tournament again after a 75-64 win over Nevada Saturday night in the championship game of the Western Athletic Conference.

Illinois 70, Michigan State 40

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Freshman Dee Brown scored 24 points and keyed a dominant first-half run Tuesday night as 15th-ranked Illinois rolled to a 70-40 victory over the Michigan State

Illinois 85, Missouri 70

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Freshman Dee Brown scored 21 points and dished out seven assists and Brian Cook contributed 17 points Saturday as the 12th-ranked Illinois Fighting Illini defea

Texas-El Paso hires new basketball coach

EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Texas native Billy Gillispie, an assistant under Bill Self the past five seasons, was named Saturday as the men's basketball coach at Texas-El Paso.

Brian Cook suspended by Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Illinois center Brian Cook, the preseason Big Ten Conference co-Player of the Year, and reserve forward Jerrance Howard have been suspended for two games for pa

Illinois G transfer from hoops team

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Brett Melton, a redshirt sophomore, has decided to transfer from the basketball program at the University of Illinois.

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Arkansas hires Kent State coach

Arkansas hires Kent State coach

FAYETTEVILE, Ark., March 28 (UPI) -- Stan Heath is headed to Arkansas after one outstanding season at Kent State.

Kent State's Heath reported in at Arkansas

BRISTOL, Conn., March 28 (UPI) -- Stan Heath was reported heasded for Arkansas after one magical season at Kent State, according to reports Thursday.

NCAA Capsule: Kansas vs. Illinois

MADISON, Wis., March 21 (UPI) -- Capsule summary of Friday night's NCAA Tournament Midwest Region semifinal game between the Kansas Jayhawks and Illniois Fighting Illini.

Midwest Semifinals: Kansas vs. Illinois

MADISON, Wis., March 21 (UPI) -- It will be a role reversal Friday night when top-seeded Kansas and No. 4 Illinois meet at the Kohl Center in the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Reg

Illinois 72, Creighton 60

CHICAGO, March 17 (UPI) -- After being a non-factor in the opening 20 minutes, junior guard Frank Williams scored all of his 20 points in the second half Sunday to push fourth-seeded Illi

Illinois 93, San Diego St. 64

CHICAGO, March 15 (UPI) -- Frank Williams had 25 points and eight assists and freshman Luther Head scored 19 points Friday to carry fourth-seeded Illinois into the second round of the NCA

Illinois 67, Minnesota 66

MINNEAPOLIS, March 3 (UPI) -- Frank Williams hit the go-ahead layup with 2.9 seconds left Sunday as No. 16 Illinois scored the final 10 points to defeat Minnesota, 67-66, and clinch a share

Illinois 94, Michigan 70

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Brian Cook scored 20 points and Robert Archibald added 19 Saturday as the 10th-ranked Fighting Illini avoided a third straight loss with a 94-70 Big Ten Confere

Purdue 84, Illinois 75

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Rodney Smith scored 17 points Wednesday night as Purdue pulled away in the second half for an 84-75 upset over 10th-ranked Illinois.
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