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Illinois deals blow to Minnesota’s tournament hopes

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By Marcus R. Fuller

St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Gophers suffered the biggest blow to their NCAA tournament hopes Wednesday night with an embarrassing 62-49 loss to Big Ten bottom feeder Illinois.


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Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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