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Eastern men’s basketball team takes big win over Illinois

Senior forward Muusa Dama celebrates with fans and teammates after knocking off the University of Illinois 80-67. He finished with 14 points and 5 rebounds. The University of Illinois basketball team set up the game as a way to raise money for a hurricane relief fund. It was the first time the Panthers faced the Big Ten university.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

In just ten days, the Eastern men’s basketball team set up a game with the University of Illinois, sold out Lantz Arena and ended with the Panthers beating Big Ten Illinois 80-67. All of this contributed to raising $35,000-$40,000 for a hurricane relief fund. “The game doesn’t happen unless...

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