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Jason Anderson

2000 Big Ten pitcher of year

Eastern Illinois head coach

Nick Anderson

11th pick in 1989 NBA Draft

1,172 points in two seasons

Lisa Argabright Judd

Illini volleyball star

2003 All-American

Jon Asamoah

5-year NFL lineman

Academic All-Big Ten

Steve Bardo

Flyin’ Illini point guard

TV color analyst

Bo Batchelder

All-American defensive end

Food service entrepreneur

Perry Beaumont

Lecturer, Columbia U

Head of data and actuarial science, Distinguished Programs

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Kenny Battle

27th pick, 1989 NBA draft

Namesake of UI hustle award

Sarah Baumgartner

Deputy athletic director

Rutgers University

Ernest Benion

Apostle, Church of God

Ontario, Calif.

Ashley Berggren

Illinois Athletics HOF

Now living in London

Leticia Beverly

11 Big Ten track titles

Now coaching in Atlanta

Cory Bradford

UI’s 5th all-time scorer

1,735 points, 1999-2002

Neil Bresnahan

3-year UI basketball starter

Chicago financial advisor

Dee Brown

All-American guard

UIC assistant coach

Allison Buckley

Manager, Learfield

Client relations, nat’l sales

Kam Buckner

Illinois State representative


Tonja Buford-Bailey

3-time Olympian

1992 NCAA hurdles champ

Alex Burge


Excel Sports Management

Laura Bush

1990 Dike Eddleman Award

2 Final Fours at UI

Dick Butkus

UI retired his No. 50

Pro, College Football HOF

Cristy Chapman Uhrig

1999 Dike Eddleman Award

All-Big Ten middle blocker

Nancy Brookhart Cherin

2 volleyball Final Fours

’87 Big Ten Co-POY

Immanuel Chu

Georgia pastor, public speaker

Prized Ron Zook football recruit

Brian Cook

5th on UI scoring list (1,748 points)

2,312 points in nine NBA seasons