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Illinois deals blow to Minnesota’s tournament hopes


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 Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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