The scenario for the Illini was pretty clear Wednesday night: A win was expected, and a loss would be disastrous.
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CHAMPAIGN — Saturday night’s game had some unexpected importance for the Illini, needing to take care of business to keep its NCAA tournament hopes alive against a Northwestern team suddenly on a
With three games left on the schedule and the Big Ten Tournament ahead, calling Wednesday night's trip to Iowa City a must win for the Illini wouldn't be entirely accurate.