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.
Illinois head basketball coach John Groce is certainly making waves in the recruiting process.
Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an end zone interception, lifting Penn State over Illinois 24-17 on Saturday.
Stephen Bardo has new book out on the ’89 Illini and former teammate Ken Norman says certain parts of the book are 100 percent untrue.
Right now, Illinois football isn’t going anywhere. But in the future? Well, it could be.
It’s that simple. Yet, of course, for the Fighting Illini, it isn’t at all.
Just days after he was arrested following a fight in the stands, the father of Illini quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase has been banned from the University of Illinois campus for one year.
This may just add insult to injury for Illini Nation.
Connor Cook threw for three touchdowns and Michigan State’s defense locked down Illinois Saturday on the way to a 42-3 win.
It’s a big weekend for second-year head coach John Groce.
Yes, right now, it’s a pretty rough time to be a sports fan in the Land of Lincoln. But all is not lost. In fact, even as the temperature in Chicago starts to bottom out, there are some pick-me-ups on the local sports scene that are still warming my heart this week.
Illinois spotted No. 25 Wisconsin an early 21-0 lead Saturday night and watched Badgers running backs Melvin Gordon and James White run wild.
here was a time when Wisconsin football was Illinois football.
With Girardi’s unsurprising snub in mind, my concern is that by firing Dale Sveum a year before his contract ended, Theo Epstein & Co. have really stepped in it.
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.