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    Illinois Basketball Alumni Game and Scrimmage Recap

    Aug. 6, 2011

    Alumni Game and Illini Scrimmage Box Scores | 2001-02 Big Ten Champion Tribute | Photo Gallery

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A pair of exhibition contests were played in front of over 7,000 fans at the Assembly Hall on Saturday night. The 2011-12 Illini squad scrimmaged to begin the night, as the Orange Team topped the Blue Team 48-29. The Alumni Game followed, which featured nearly 40 former Illini players. The Blue Alumni Team held on for a 70-67 victory over the White Alumni Team. A full box score from each game and the 2001-02 Big Ten Champion tribute shown at halftime can be found above while post-game interviews, Alumni Game highlights and the blog covering all the action can be found below.

    Alumni player interviews: Deron Williams | Dee Brown

    Scrimmage interviews: Bruce Weber | Nnanna Egwu | Crandall Head | Sam Maniscalco | Tyler Griffey


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