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U. of Illinois prices renovation on Altgeld Hall

This June 9, 2010 photo shows the bell tower at Altgeld Hall, one of the oldest buildings on the University of Illinois’ Urbana-Champaign campus in Urbana, Ill. The university is looking at ways to renovate the building that was built in 1897. According to The News-Gazette in Champaign, a university feasibility study put the cost of renovating Altgeld and nearby Illini Hall at about $90 million. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, John Dixon)

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois is looking at ways to renovate one of the oldest buildings on the Urbana-Champaign campus.

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Illini look to score more, return to NCAA tourney

In this March 13, 2014 file photo, Illinois head coach John Groce, right, talks with guard Rayvonte Rice during an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana in the Big Ten Conference tournament in Indianapolis. Groce’s expectations for this season are higher after failing to make the NCAA Tournament last year and settling for a spot in the National Invitation Tournament. Rice was last season's leading scorer. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A year ago, Illinois was preparing for a season of unknowns.

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Lunt may be back soon, but Illini count on O’Toole

Illinois quarterback Reilly O'Toole (4) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA football game against Minnesota, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The formula for backup Illinois quarterback Reilly O’Toole’s success against Minnesota was deceptively simple.

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Lunt may be back soon, but Illini count on O’Toole

Illinois quarterback Reilly O'Toole (4) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA football game against Minnesota, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The formula for backup Illinois quarterback Reilly O’Toole’s success against Minnesota was deceptively simple.

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Big Ten honors Illinois punter DuVernois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten has named Illinois punter Justin DuVernois (doo-vern-WAH’) its special teams player of the week after the senior averaged almost 50 yards a punt against Minnesota.

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