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Tyler Griffey Looking To Regain Stroke

Tyler Griffey (Jack Lyman)

The Fighting Illini basketball program has more depth this year than in recent memory. Everyone is battling for playing time. Some who gained a foothold last year are getting less time on the floor this season, including sophomore Tyler Griffey. The power forward plays behind a talented senior, but a recent injury and slump have also slowed his progress.

Tyler Griffey is one of the hardest workers on the Illinois basketball team. He wants a career in strength training, and he practices what he will someday preach. However, workout regimens don't work as well when injuries take their toll. That happened during fall workouts. "I had some tendonitis in my knee, and I couldn't get it released. It was really bugging me. I had to sit out a couple...

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