Shawn Afryl, 22, suffered cardiac arrest while practicing.
Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.
Former North Carolina star McCants says he took fake classes to stay eligible in college.
The game is set for Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden.
John Groce suspended Darius Paul for an entire season, which was a proper move.
Wisconsin has a most favorable 2014 conference schedule.
How many wins could quarterback Wes Lunt be worth? History has a hint.
Illinois has a lot to prove next year after a strong finish to this season.
A new-look starting five has paid dividends for Illinois, which is in dire need of at least one more win.
Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).
The McNeil and Spiegel Show’s Showpot had a tough go over the weekend.
The Ghost hasn’t galloped in Champaign since 1925. But come August, Red Grange will be back. In spirit, at least.
Purdue figured out how to slow the pace — and still score a little, too, Wednesday night.
John Groce has been hired as the new men’s basketball coach for Illinois.
Butler’s Brad Stevens will not be taking over as Illini basketball coach.
If this pathetic, blubbering mess of failure and self-flagellation is to be somehow disinfected, it will take some real soul-searching before a reconstruction plan can be created.
Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.
Freshman running back Donovonn Young introduced himself to Illinois fans with a pair of touchdowns and Nathan Scheelhaase ran for two more on Saturday in a 56-3 blowout over South Dakota State.
Amtrak’s City of New Orleans train resumes service over its full route Saturday, following nearly a month of service disruptions due to flooding north of Memphis, Tenn.
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.