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Illinois' Kipper Nichols gets a big block against Northwestern in the first half.

Illinois' Maverick Morgan and Kipper Nichols address the media after falling to Minnesota on Saturday.

Illinois' Kipper Nichols comes up with the slam dunk against Penn State in the second half.

Illinois basketball players Kipper Nichols, Te'Jon Lucas and Maverick Morgan postgame press conference, followed by coach John Groce after the Illini's 85-69 win over Michigan on Jan. 11, 2017.

Illinois' Kipper Nichols has delivered 9 points and 4 rebounds in the first half against Michigan.

Illinois basketball redshirt freshman Kipper Nichols talks about returning home to face Michigan on Wednesday – Jan. 10, 2017.