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Volleyball Report: Where are the top student sections?

There is little doubt that the Big Ten has the most passionate and largest fan bases of any conference in the nation. Six of the top ten teams nationally in average attendance this season reside in the Big Ten, including four of the top five. Nebraska has the most dedicated fan base in the country with 175 consecutive sell outs of the NU Coliseum, the longest sell-out streak of any women’s collegiate sport.

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Next 'Journey' tells 3 more Big Ten stories

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Watch Episode Six of "The Journey 2012: Big Ten Football" This Wednesday

On tonight’s episode of “The Journey 2012” presented by Best Buy at 7:30 p.m. ET, our crew continues to chronicle the Big Ten football season while telling the stories of  Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens, Illinois cornerback Terry Hawthorne, and Minnesota’s Connor Cosgrove, who is battling leukemia.

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How did we do? Week 10 picks revisited

Fitzgerald Toussaint

Toussaint Breaks Tackle, Keeps Balance, Finds Paydirt vs. Minnesota

Before we turn our attention to Week 11, we need to review how BTN.com fans, Tom Dienhart and yours truly did with our Week 10 predictions. Believe it or not, we all went a perfect 5-0 in a week that, to be honest, wasn’t littered with many tough games. So, we’ll enter Week 11 with BTN.com fans and Dienhart tied for the top spot.

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Illinois holds off West Chester in final tuneup

Illinois' Tracy Abrams

West Chester at Illinois - Men's Basketball Wrap-Up

It wasn’t pretty, but the Illinois men’s basketball team held on to beat West Chester, 75-66, in its exhibition finale Sunday at Assembly Hall. Tracy Abrams scored 17 points to pace four Illini in double figures. Twenty-one Illinois turnovers allowed West Chester to keep the score closer than expected. Illinois opens the regular season at 8 p.m. ET Friday vs. Colgate.

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