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Unlike Any Other

Coach John Groce is looking forward to his first taste of the Braggin' Rights rivalry game.

John Groce had never taken part or attended the Illinois-Missouri rivalry game, labeled Braggin' Rights, when he accepted the Illinois head position in late March. It didn't take long though for fans, boosters and well-wishers to get him up to speed. The atmosphere at the game, played in St. Louis at the Scottrade Center, is unlike any other in college basketball, people kept telling Groce... Recommended Stories