CHAMPAIGN -- With finals behind them, Illinois can now focus its attention on the annual Braggin' Rights game. Illini head coach John Groce said finals week is always a stressful time for both the players and coaches. The payoff for all the hard work is a trip to St. Louis to play a nationally ranked Missouri team that hasn't lost this season. The players say they're looking forward to the challenge, especially after last year's loss, and they're excited final exams are in the books.
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