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Purdue’s Late Charge Beats No. 11 Illinois 68-61

Purdue figured out how to slow the pace — and still score a little, too, Wednesday night.

01/02/2013

John Groce. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Groce Hired As Illini Basketball Coach

John Groce has been hired as the new men’s basketball coach for Illinois.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Brad Stevens

Stevens Says No To Illinois

Butler’s Brad Stevens will not be taking over as Illini basketball coach.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Bruce Weber

Bernstein: Illinois Basketball Must Decide What It Is

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.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak: Freight Trains Delay 99 Percent Of Chicago-To-New Orleans Runs

Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Ron Zook (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Illinois Routs South Dakota State, 56-3

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.

09/10/2011

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak’s Chicago-Memphis-New Orleans Service Resumes

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.

05/21/2011

Jereme Richmond

Illinois’ Richmond Declares For NBA Draft

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.

04/05/2011

Bruce Weber

Report: Oklahoma Wants Weber For Coach

A published report says Illini basketball coach Bruce Weber may be looking to leave for Oklahoma.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Jereme Richmond

Bernstein: Is Jereme Richmond Done At Illinois?

This is the risk you run when you recruit eighth-graders.

670 The Score–03/21/2011

Mike Davis

Illini Roll Past UNLV, Take On Kansas In Next Round

Mike Davis tied his season high with 22 points, Demetri McCamey added 17 points and seven assists and Illinois dominated UNLV 73-62.

03/18/2011

Mikel Leshoure

Leshoure Ready For Illini Pro Day

Mikel Leshoure worked nonstop to prepare for the NFL Combine, and that hard work payed off. Now Leshoure is a day away from his pro day, and another chance to impress the NFL scouts and coaches.

670 The Score–03/15/2011

Mike Davis

Wisch: Illini Redemption, Thy Name is Kruger (And Self)

It’s filled with potential potholes and a bunch of hazard cones (orange ones, of course), and the only exit ramp off it leads straight back to Champaign.

03/14/2011

Bruce Weber

Last Chance For Fighting Illini

When the Fighting Illini seniors look back on their four years of college basketball, some of their fondest memories will be of their hoarse-throated coach Bruce Weber and his temper.

03/04/2011

Martez Wilson

‘Hard Work Paid Off’ For Martez Wilson At Combine

Martez Wilson is among three former Fighting Illini players expected to be taken high in the NFL Draft. Unlike his former teammates, Wilson needed a big combine to solidify himself in the NFL Draft.

670 The Score–03/04/2011

Bruce Weber

Wisch: The Truth About Illinois Basketball

Frustrated Illini basketball fans don’t want to hear it. Frantic Bruce Weber critics don’t want to hear it. And, heck, to be honest, I don’t really want to hear it, either.

03/02/2011

Bruce Weber

Wisch: Weber Pushes Right Buttons, Illini Push Forward

So, maybe this Bruce Weber guy can coach a little, after all. And perhaps Illini basketball isn’t dead just yet.

02/11/2011

Demetri McCamey

Wisch: Why Tonight Isn’t Do or Die For The Illini

Well, tonight is it for Illinois basketball. At least, if you ask Mike Tisdale.

02/10/2011

Demetri McCamey

McCamey Named Finalist For Bob Cousy Award

The Fighting Illini’s Demetri McCamey has been named a finalist for the Bob Cousy Award for the nation’s best point guard.

02/07/2011

Bruce Weber

Wisch: Is Bruce Weber Over-Coaching The Illini?

The State of Illinois is caught in a blizzard. And the state of Illinois basketball is caught in a bind.
So … which one digs itself out first?

02/02/2011

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