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Nancy Fahey out to take Illini to next level

While her career path may be a bit unorthodox, Nancy Fahey is hopeful her many years of success coaching at Division III Washington University in St. Louis can be replicated at Illinois.

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Illinois athletic department lost $6.2M in 2016

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman says his department was operating at about a $6.2 million deficit in 2016, with revenue and spending figures ranking in the bottom half of the Big Ten.

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No. 3 Maryland women roll past Illinois, 84-59

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 29 points and No. 3 Maryland cranked up the defense in an 84-59 rout of Illinois on Thursday night that kept the Terrapins unbeaten in the Big Ten.

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Series of allegations against coaches marks troubling trend

After several allegations of verbal abuse and harassment made recently in women's basketball, it's clear the issue isn't going away. But it's also important to look at each case individually.

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Illinois AD: Embattled coach Bollant will return

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman said women's basketball coach Matt Bollant will return next season even after a losing season and a lawsuit filed by former players over their treatment.

Penn State tops Illinois, advances in Big Ten tourney (0:31)