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Illini Basketball Question Marks

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

With the college basketball season right around the corner, one local university is trying to find its identity before the season tips off.

The University of Illinois made it to an NCAA tournament apperance last season, but they've lost the majority of last year's squad.

The Illini roster will be thin as well as young, as head coach John Groce has only eleven players on his roster, five of them being true freshman.

Groce says he expects to lean heavily on one of the teams lone upperclassmen, junior center Nnanna Egwu.

Illinois opens its 2013-2014 campaign at home on Novemeber 8th, as they take on Alabama State.

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