Nebraska basketball will have Illinois seeing red at noon today when the Fighting Illini (13-3 overall, 2-1 Big Ten) welcome the Cornhuskers (8-6, 0-3) to campus for the schools’ first meeting in a major men’s sport since Nebraska joined the league.
If a Twitter ban is meant as a form of punishment for bad behavior, I get it. Because, by barring today’s college kids from using the social networking tool, you’re barring them from engaging in a huge part of campus life.
Illinois sophomore guard Crandall Head has left the program. Head coach Bruce Weber made the announcement Tuesday in a statement.
Heading into tonight’s annual “Braggin’ Rights” basketball battle vs. the streaking Missouri Tigers in St. Louis, Illinois is 11-1.
You may not believe it, but the Fighting Illini basketball team is 10-0.
In an attempt to slow the 7-foot-1 Illinois center, Mitchell and Coppin State turned to a zone-heavy defense, but the hot-shooting Illini handled it with ease in an 80-63 win over the Eagles on Sunday night.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Bruce Weber has sought meaningful minutes for his mostly inexperienced bench, and he finally got his wish in Sunday’s 90-43 win over Chicago State. Illinois (6-0) jumped to a […]
Illinois has suspended sophomore guard Crandall Head for four games over an unspecified violation of team rules.
Bruce Weber just got back from a 10-day tour of Italy with his basketball team. Jereme Richmond, meanwhile, recently got done with a four-night stint in the Lake County Jail with well, a bunch of guys I likely want to know nothing about.
As recently as two months before this summer’s draft, someone in the NBA still believed that Richmond was talented enough to belong in the league.
The University of Illinois is on the clock. But it’s Bruce Weber and Ron Zook who can hear theirs ticking. At about 5 p.m. this evening Illinois will be without an official athletic director for the first time since 1992.
You would almost have to do this on purpose, to screw it up so badly. It’s hard to accomplish, really, when you consider how many other stupid, spoiled babies surrounded by parasitic enablers have successfully gamed the college system for one year.
University of Illinois freshman Jereme Richmond has declared for the 2011 NBA Draft, according to the school’s website. The Waukegan native is working out in Chicago and will weigh his options before signing an agent.
Rumors started floating around that Oklahoma wanted to bring Bruce Weber on board, but the Illinois coach said “there’s no story” about the topic. Illinois basketball coach Bruce Weber said Thursday he’s received calls about […]
Today’s story involves whether Bruce Weber is going to leave Illinois for Oklahoma.
A published report says Illini basketball coach Bruce Weber may be looking to leave for Oklahoma.
After a lot speculation, Purdue head coach Matt Painter will remain the team’s head coach. He had met with officials from Missouri about taking the same position for the Tigers.
There was a fire in Champaign this week. Early Wednesday, a blaze started in a building on Green Street – the main Campustown drag – and destroyed a couple of popular restaurants.
This is the risk you run when you recruit eighth-graders.
The tantalizing question is whether the Fighting Illini basketball program – and, in particular, its embattled head coach Bruce Weber – can stare down the 800-pound gorilla in the gym.