Illinois fell in the national semifinals to Michigan in 1989.
Illinois’ athletic department ranks in the lower one-third of the Big Ten in donor contributions.
CAPA was led by former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter.
This state could benefit from a true rivalry between public universities, as the likes of Iowa and Michigan have.
Rod Hall made a driving layup with 9.3 seconds left to lead Clemson to a 50-49 win over Illinois in the NIT.
There are no Illinois teams in the NCAA Tournament, but there are plenty of Illinois products.
Rayvonte Rice scored seven straight points late in the game and finished with 28, rallying Illinois past Boston University 66-62 on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Had John Groce gone to his bench earlier in the season, the Illini might be in the NCAA Tournament.
Illinois has a lot to prove next year after a strong finish to this season.
Tracy Abrams missed a runner in the horn, and Illinois is likely NIT-bound.
A new-look starting five has paid dividends for Illinois, which is in dire need of at least one more win.
Tracy Abrams scored 25 points to lead the Illini to victory.
Jon Ekey hit a 3-pointer in the final second to lift Illinois to a 66-63 victory over No. 24 Iowa on Saturday night.
Nik Stauskas scored 24 points and No. 12 Michigan shot 70 percent from the 3-point line to win its first Big Ten title outright since 1986 with an 84-53 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night.
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 […]
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.