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2020 Schedule
4th in Big Ten
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58dJohn Gasaway

The top 25 players in college basketball: A ranking for 2020-21

In an ordinary time, the ranking of next season's top 25 players would be posted while confetti is still raining down on the winning team in the national championship game. This is no ordinary time, but we can still look ahead with hope.

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84dMyron Medcalf

Champ Week is here, and questions abound

Can Baylor bounce back? Which Big Ten team will emerge? Who can stop Dayton? Conference tournaments hold the answers.

Garza blocked at the buzzer, Illinois hangs on for win (0:43)
Cockburn throws down monster alley-oop for Illinois (0:34)
Dosunmu Eurosteps past Garza for Illinois bucket (0:35)
Illinois bench goes wild over Frazier's 3 (0:32)
Tempers flare between Iowa, Illinois (0:58)
Nichols and Dosunmu hit back-to-back shots to extend Illinois' lead (0:40)
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Surging Illini give Underwood 3-year extension

With the No. 23 Illini in contention for the Big Ten regular-season title, Illinois rewarded coach Brad Underwood for a significant jump this season with a three-year contract extension through 2026, the school announced Monday.

Dosunmu splashes a clutch triple for Illinois (0:39)
Feliz's steal sets up Williams' two-handed flush for Illinois (0:38)
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106dJeff Borzello

For 3: Creighton making noise in Big East

Don't look now, but Creighton's Bluejays have closed the gap on Seton Hall in pursuit of first place in the Big East.


Harper scores 27, Rutgers beats No. 22 Illinois 72-57

Ron Harper Jr. hit all five of his 3-pointers and scored 27 points, and Rutgers remained unbeaten at home with a 72-57 victory over No. 22 Illinois on Saturday, sending the Illini to their fourth straight loss.

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.2150th
Rebounds Per Game39.542nd
Assists Per Game13.3189th
Points Allowed65.3

Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record40-31
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances30