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    Taze Moore drops 21 to lead Houston to the Sweet 16

    Houston took down Illinois 68-53 to advance to the Sweet 16 behind Taze Moore's 21 points and 7 rebounds. Watch Moore's highlights from the win here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

    HOU 68, ILL 53

    Shirtless Houston coach's wild celebration after Illinois win

    Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson had a wild celebration after his team pulled off the win against Illinois to advance to the Sweet 16. Watch Sampson's team enjoy the victory here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

    HOU 68, ILL 53

    Houston vs. Illinois - Second Round NCAA tournament extended highlights

    Houston pulled away late to defeat Illinois in the second round of the 2022 NCAA tournament. Watch the full extended highlights from the Cougars' victory here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

    HOU 68, ILL 53

    Illinois in disbelief after Melendez gets tech for hanging on rim

    Illinois' RJ Melendez throws down the transition dunk, but a technical foul is called when he hangs on the rim.

    HOU 68, ILL 53

    Fabian White Jr.'s incredible hustle play leads to the bucket

    Houston forward Fabian White Jr. somehow keeps the ball in bounds and finds Taze Moore for the layup, putting the Cougars up nine late.

    HOU 68, ILL 53

    Illinois vs. Chattanooga - First Round NCAA tournament extended highlights

    Illinois survived against Chattanooga in the first round of the 2022 NCAA tournament, coming back late to win after leading for only 25 seconds of game time. Watch the extended highlights from the game here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

    CHAT 53, ILL 54

    Illinois survives after Chattanooga misses 2 potential game winners

    Chattanooga misses two potential game-winning shots in the final seconds as No. 4 Illinois survives with a 54-53 victory.

    CHAT 53, ILL 54

    Indiana secures upset win after Curbelo misses go-ahead attempt

    Andre Curbelo darts through the lane with a chance at the win, but his layup is off the mark and Indiana upsets Illinois.

    IND 65, ILL 63

    Trayce Jackson-Davis makes a nice move for the layup

    Trayce Jackson-Davis makes a nice move for the layup

    IND 65, ILL 63

    Trey Galloway drops in smooth layup

    Trey Galloway drops in smooth layup

    IND 65, ILL 63

    This pass by Andre Curbelo is utterly sensational

    Andre Curbelo somehow threads this unbelievable pass to Coleman Hawkins, who is fouled attempting a layup.

    IND 65, ILL 63

    Coleman Hawkins nails the 3 vs. Indiana Hoosiers

    Coleman Hawkins nails the 3 vs. Indiana Hoosiers

    IND 65, ILL 63

    Trayce Jackson-Davis drops in smooth layup

    Trayce Jackson-Davis drops in smooth layup

    IND 65, ILL 63

    Check out this sweet dime from Andre Curbelo

    Check out this sweet dime from Andre Curbelo

    IND 65, ILL 63

    Elite 2024 Forward RJ Jones Productive Despite Injury

    Jones tore his meniscus in December, but that hasn't stopped Duke, North Carolina and others from calling.

    Rutgers Upsets No. 12 Illinois for Historic Fourth Straight Win Over Top 25 Team

    The Scarlet Knights became the first unranked team to ever beat four straight ranked opponents.View the original article to see embedded media.Rutgers men‘s basketball beat No.

    Robin No More: Kofi Cockburn Has Taken Charge, and He’s Got Illinois Aiming High

    The affable center knows his time to lead is now, which is exactly why he came back to Champaign.Kofi Cockburn plops down on the leather folded chairs inside of the visitor’s locker room at Mackey Arena and stares blankly at the adjoining wall as Illinois head coach Brad Underwood addresses Cockburn and his teammates following an 84–68 drubbing at No.

    Jaden Ivey Has Found His Next Gear, and Purdue Is Reaping the Benefits

    And Purdue, which has never quite had a player like the star, is reaping the benefits.WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.

    NCAA Men's College Basketball Bets: Auburn-Arkansas, Illinois-Purdue

    Bets and analysis for Tuesday's men's basketball games featuring No.

    Men's College Basketball Bets: Wisconsin-Illinois, Villanova-Marquette

    Bets and analysis for a pair of top-25 matchups Wednesday as No.

    College Basketball Mailbag: Five-Star Struggles, Unranked Threats and More

    Plus, assessing the NCAA tournament chances of a trio of Big East men's teams.​Welcome to Sports Illustrated’s weekly college hoops mailbag with Kevin Sweeney.

    College Basketball Mailbag: Andre Curbelo’s Impact on Illinois, NET Rankings Debut and More

    Plus, answering your questions on a mid-major matchup we’d like to see, coaches as ‘Seinfeld’ characters and more.Welcome to Sports Illustrated’s weekly college hoops mailbag with Kevin Sweeney.

    The Kylan Boswell Blog: Kentucky and Gonzaga Picking Up Interest, Arizona and Illinois Visits and More

    Boswell helped Team Why Not win the Nike Peach Jam title this summer.Kylan Boswell is a five-star point guard and consensus top 15 prospect in the 2023 class, who combines a high basketball IQ with elite scoring and playmaking ability.

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    For the first time since 1995, the state boys basketball tournament is returning to its previous home of Champaign.

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