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Theresa Grentz discusses the past and future of women's sports

From  Richard Detzner on 11/21/2020 18 plays 0  

A Few Minutes With former Illinois assistant basketball coach Mark Coomes

Vince Lara speaks with former Illinois assistant coach Mark Coomes, the nephew of the late Lou Henson. Coomes talks to us about Henson's legacy on and off the court, and his work as a pioneer in…

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 09/29/2020 28 plays 0  

A Few Minutes With ... Matt Buchi

AHS Media Relations specialist Vince Lara speaks with Illinois men's wheelchair basketball coach Matt Buchi following the National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament on the campus…

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 03/20/2019 19 plays 0  

Stephanie Wheeler

AHS media relations specialist Vince Lara speaks with Stephanie Wheeler, coach of the Illinois women's wheelchair basketball team, following their first game Thursday in the National…

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 03/14/2019 13 plays 0  

Alfred Kamm Oral History

Alfred Kamm graduated in 1934. He and his twin brother received full scholarships from their county. Alfred and his brother joined the Sigma Pi fraternity, and both majored in Agricultural…

From  University Archives on 06/16/2017 8 plays 0  

Illini Halftime Spot, 2008-2009

Campus halftime spot from 2007-2008 features alumni who have changed the world with their careers: Scott Altman, Doris Christopher, and Ang Lee.

From  Joel Steinfeldt on 08/24/2015 30 plays 0  

Mannie Jackson: From Boxcar to Boardrooms

This new documentary provides the backstory to a name that many know from the basketball court and the boardroom. Growing up in southern Illinois in the 1940s and 50s, Mannie Jackson dreamed of being…

From  Joel Steinfeldt on 08/11/2015 31 plays 0