Illinois forward Malcolm Hill scored 27 points.
Rayvonte Rice and Aaron Cosby have violated an unspecified team rule.
Without a “bad” loss, Illinois still holds out NCAA Tournament hopes.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Bobby Hain had 14 of his 21 points in the second half and Youngstown State beat Illinois-Chicago 77-64 on Saturday night. Marcus Keene also scored 14 of his 19 points, and […]
Andre Hollins helped Minnesota pull away with 17 of his 28 points in the second half, fueling a 79-71 victory Saturday over Illinois.
Illinois survived a cold start and got double-figure scoring from four players Wednesday to hold off Purdue, 66-57.
Wisconsin has a challenger at the top of the Big Ten.
Indiana survived an early run from Illinois and battled back to beat the Illini on the road, 80-74.
Illinois is 12-6 with a string of winnable games awaiting.
The story of Nebraska’s 53-43 win over Illinois Sunday is found in the numbers. Illinois made just 15 of 55 shots, 27.3 percent, the lowest an opponent has shot against Nebraska since Tim Miles became the Cornhuskers’ coach in 2012. The Fightin’ Illini’s 43 points were the second fewest allowed by a Miles-coached Nebraska team.
Illinois wondered who would score with Rayvonte Rice injured, and Malcolm Hill provided the answer Wednesday.
Leading scorer Rayvonte Rice broke his hand and is out indefinitely.
Rice is expected to be out more than a month.
With conference play upon us, inconsistency has plagued the Big Ten.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 22 points, including eight during a decisive 15-0 second-half run, to lead No. 20 Ohio State past Illinois 77-61 on Saturday. Sam Thompson and Marc Loving each added […]
The Illini coughed up a 13-point lead in the second half.
Now is the time for Illinois to prove itself.
Illinois coach John Groce is confident his team is ready for Big Ten conference play after crushing nonconference foe Kennesaw State 93-45 on Saturday.
Illinois’ 35-18 loss dropped it to 6-7 on the year.
The idea of using a bowl game as a launching pad for the following season is a lot easier said that done.
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.