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Team preview: Illinois

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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

In late August, Bruce Weber was at a local health care center for a routine checkup.
"I'm getting a physical and the lady in the hospital is excited and talking about recruiting and the freshmen and boom, boom, boom!" Weber said later that day.