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Revolving Door to Continue Atop Polls

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Illinois coach John Groce slumped into a chair, placed his head on his palm and exhaled as an orange chaos erupted all around him on the Assembly Hall court.

He had just gotten the best news in long time.

After an official review of Tyler Griffey's buzzer-beater layup confirmed the Illini had upset No. 1 Indiana 74-72, Groce took a deep breath as the players continued to party on the court alongside the long-suffering Illini fans who already had stormed it.

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