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TCR Sunday Links: 3/22/15

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Links and reading material from The Champaign Room.

Illinois:

Alabama Blows Out Illinois in Their NIT Opening Game - Roll 'Bama Roll
WARNING: Click this link at your own risk. Check out the Alabama perspective of Illinois' blowout loss from our friends at Roll 'Bama Roll.

Is John Groce The Right Guy For Illinois? - BT Powerhouse
This was written after Illinois' loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament, but it's still relevant.

College Basketball's Most Valuable Teams - Forbes
The Louisville Cardinals top the ranks for the fourth straight year, but their lead is shrinking as teams like Kansas, Arizona and North Carolina close in. Illinois checks in at No. 13 on the list.

Ranking Big Ten Athletic Departments by Revenue and Expenses - ChicagoFootball
This is a really interesting article that illustrates how much money each public Big Ten university makes from their athletic departments.

NCAA Tournament:

March Madness 2015 - SBNation
Check out the 2015 NCAA Tournament hub from the mothership.

March Madness Infographic - SBNation
I'm an advertising major which means I appreciate good infographics. This is a good infographic.

Sports:

Will Fred Hoiberg be the next coach of the Chicago Bulls? - SBNation
This is relevant because the Illini will likely play Iowa State in the Emerald Coast Classic this November.

Jim Boeheim blasts NCAA for sanctions, says he plans to appeal - SBNation
The 70-year-old Syracuse coach came after the NCAA and discussed his future in a press conference on Thursday morning.

Top 10 Combined Basketball/Football Programs - SBNation
The 10 colleges that do football and basketball the best. SPOILER: Illinois didn't make the cut.

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