The Tim Beckman hire was a mistake and everybody has known it since his first press conference.
Georgia Tech closed the game with a 19-4 run to rally from a 12-point deficit and beat Illinois 67-64 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, giving the Illini their first loss.
Illini fans pining for a new head coach in 2014 will have to wait at least one more year.
Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 414 yards and four touchdowns and Christian Jones caught 13 balls for 182 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats past Illinois 37-34 Saturday in the finale for both teams.
On the campus of the University of Illinois, the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building sits between Florida Avenue and St. Mary’s Road. But when it comes to the Fighting Illini football program, it might as well be stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Steve Hull caught a career-high 10 passes for 169 yards and two touchdowns to help Illinois defeat Purdue 20-16 on Saturday afternoon.
Jon Ekey scored 19 points for the second consecutive game to lead Illinois to an easy 77-53 win over Chicago State on Friday.
Illinois has a nearly two-decade tradition of retaining coaches at least one season too long.
When it comes to weekends, Illini Nation’s was about on par with Bernie’s.
John Ekey scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds on Sunday as Illinois cruised to an easy 81-55 victory over previously unbeaten Bradley.
Carlos Hyde ran for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Braxton Miller had another 184 yards rushing and two scores Saturday to push No. 3 Ohio State past Illinois 60-35.
Why don’t more people talk about what we should do regarding Native American heritage?
Adding insult to injury, Chicago Curie’s Cliff Alexander poured salt in the wounds of Illini Nation.
The highly-touted high school product Cliff Alexander has made his decision.
Illini Nation will collectively hold its breath until 3 p.m. today, when Young center Jahlil Okafor and Curie power forward Cliff Alexander make their collegiate decisions.
Even if the recruiting sky does fall in today, it’s hardly the end of the world for the Illinois program.
The only hope for Illinois to continue progress (or start it) is by firing embattled defensive coordinator Tim Banks and hoping that Thomas can hire a talented assistant to replacement him.
Cody Latimer set career highs with 11 catches and 189 yards receiving and hauled in three touchdowns as Indiana defeated Illinois 52-35 on Saturday.
The Illini will be one of the smaller teams in the Big Ten, relying on a roster heavy on guards. But Friday they looked like a collection of big men against the Hornets.
It’s not just a new season for the Fighting Illini basketball team.
Photos from the Illinois Indiana game on February 7th. The Fighting Illini won the game 74-72.
Joe Paterno’s coaching career has come to a crashing end. Here are a number of photos of Paterno through the years.