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Illinois facing first-round challenge in OVC Tournament champions

Posted on AllSides March 20th, 2024
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OMAHA, Neb. (WCIA) — Illinois has high hopes for this year’s NCAA Tournament run, but it all begins with a first-round game against the champions of the Ohio Valley Conference. Morehead State, a school of 8,600 students in Morehead, Kentucky, is making its second NCAA Tournament appearance in four years. “They’re a great team,” said Illinois guard Ty Rodgers. “They won their conference, they have some great players, and they do a lot of good things.” The Eagles are 26-8 heading into this game, falling to three Big Ten opponents...

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