There’s NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn’t have been whispered two weeks ago.
Tracy Abrams scored 12 points, leading Illinois to a 53-46 win over No. 18 Michigan State on Saturday.
It’s crazy to think about, but a late-season hot streak could still put Illinois in the Big Dance.
Illinois freshmen Kendrick Nunn and Malcolm Hill combined for 23 points and the Illini ended Nebraska’s five-game win streak on Wednesday night, 60-49.
Matthews surprised some with the
By Chris Emma- (CBS) Decades have passed since Nebraska had hope on the hardcourt. A team that has historically been an afterthought on its own campus — plus everywhere else — has energized a fan […]
College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.
Hey, it might be the greatest sporting event on Earth, but, really, who needs the NCAA Tournament?
Travis Bader scored 28 points and Duke Mondy added 17 with eight assists and seven boards to pace Oakland past Illinois-Chicago 86-71 on Friday night.
Illinois would benefit from playing in any postseason tournament, including the third-tier CBI.
Freshman guard Kendrick Nunn hit five 3-pointers and led Illinois with 19 points as the last-place Illini beat Minnesota 62-49 on Wednesday night, putting a damper on the Gophers’ hopes for an at-large NCAA Tournament bid.
Chris Emma breaks down the Big Ten in his weekly college basketball power rankings.
Illinois was hoping to stop its extended slump and build momentum for a strong finish when it hosted No. 22 Ohio State on Saturday night.
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In no other work environment do we allow harassment like we do at sporting events.
The future’s more fun to look at than the present for the Illini.
Shavon Shields scored a career-high 33 points, making all 15 of his free throws for Nebraska’s best performance at the line in 32 years, and the Cornhuskers defeated Illinois 67-58 on Wednesday night.
The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.
Ohio State has righted itself, but Michigan and Michigan State still remain on top.
Kendrick Nunn scored 11 of his 19 points in the second half and Illinois halted its eight-game losing streak with a 60-55 victory over Penn State on Sunday.
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.