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Illinois investigation widens from football to women’s hoops

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The law firm investigating player complaints about the Illinois football team has now been asked to look into similar claims involving the women’s basketball team, school officials said Tuesday. They say one basketball player’s family has threatened legal action.

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Illinois assistant hoops coach leaves amid player concerns

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — As the University of Illinois continues to deal with accusations that members of its Illinois football staff mistreated a player, the school said Monday it has also looked into concerns raised by parents of women’s basketball players that preceded the departure of an assistant coach.

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