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People 34 Big Ten champs

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Bill Self

3 seasons, 3 NCAA tournaments

78-24 as Illini basketball coach (2000-03)

Ron Turner

Football coach, 1997-2004

Took ’01 Illini to Sugar Bowl

Graeme McGufficke

3-time Big Ten champ

N.C. political operative

Paul Kivela

President

American College of Emergency Physicians

Tim Simpson

4-year football starter

1992 Dike Eddleman Award

Rajeev Ram

ATP Tour pro

On ’03 national title team

Kerry Rogier

Budget analyst

State Department

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Kurt Kittner

Managing director

JLL of Chicago

Laura Bush

1990 Dike Eddleman Award

2 Final Fours at UI

Allison Buckley

Manager, Learfield

Client relations, nat’l sales

Chris Lung

All-American gymnast

Department of Defense

Bobby True

2000 Liberian Olympian

8-time Big Ten champ

Collinus Newsome

6-time Big Ten champ

The Denver Foundation

Mark Johnson

Winningest wrestling coach

Ex-Champaign Co. YMCA CEO

Dave Downey

Big Ten Medal of Honor

Scored 53 vs. Indiana

Beverly Washington

President

Image Factor

Adam Tirapelle

2001 NCAA wrestling champ

Fresno financial consultant

Deron Williams

No. 3 pick, 2005 NBA draft

2005 NCAA runner-up

Bruce Douglas

No. 1 in assists, steals

All-Century Team member

Yoshi Hayasaki

USA Gymnastics HOF

Won ’89 NCAA title

Leticia Beverly

11 Big Ten track titles

Now coaching in Atlanta

Perdita Felicien

2-time Summer Olympian

Illini Athletics HOF

Dee Brown

All-American guard

UIC assistant coach

Aaron Mobarak

’91 Academic All-American

Investment firm president

Jarrod Gee

3-year starter

Illini basketball