CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Illini

Demetri McCamey

Wisch: Illini’s D-Mac At Least As Good As D-Will

They both played high school ball on a team with a more glamorous teammate (Bracey Wright and Evan Turner). Each entered college with a ton of talent – and probably a few too many pounds. But one worked his way into shape, led his team to the national championship game and became a first-round NBA pick.

12/11/2010

Demetri McCamey

Illini Men Play With Women’s Ball For Seven Minutes

From his first shot, Demetri McCamey knew something was wrong. The ball just didn’t feel right.

12/09/2010

Pat Fitzgerald

Hoge: An Early Look At The Big Ten Bowl Games

Adam Hoge breaks down the eight bowl games involving Big Ten teams this season.

670 The Score–12/06/2010

John Shurna

Muller: Wildcats And Illini Are Impressive In Blowout Wins

With the Big Ten Conference winning the Big Ten/ACC Challenge for the first time in eleven tries last season, both Illinois and Northwestern looked to do their part this year in ensuring that conference bragging rights would stay in the Midwest for at least one more year.

12/01/2010

Mikel Leshoure

Wisch: Why Would Leshoure Return? Here’s A Reason

Mikel Leshoure has officially arrived. So, does that also mean he’s already gone?

11/25/2010

Ron Zook

Muller: Zook Has His Day… And Possibly His Job

The happiest man in Chicago this past Saturday had to be The University of Illinois Head Football Coach Ron Zook. Could you blame him?

11/22/2010

Football at Wrigley Field

Wisch: College Football A Fit At Wrigley, But What About The Bears?

Wrigley Field football is dead. Or is it long live football at Wrigley Field?

11/22/2010

Ron Zook

Zook Not Taking It Personally

Most Illini fans were pleasantly surprised by the team’s 5-3 start. But with back-to-back loses, Ron Zook is beginning to hear the criticism.

11/20/2010

Bruce Weber

Illini Fall To Longhorns In OT

Despite returning all five starters from last season, the Illini weren’t able to get past the Texas Longhorns and lost in overtime.

11/19/2010

Ron Zook

Shepkowski: Bowl Bid Shouldn’t Save Zook

Two weeks ago there was talk of Illinois winning as many as nine games and playing in a Post New Years’ bowl game. Loses to Michigan and Minnesota in consecutive weeks have instead dampened those dreams and now the best the Illini can hope for is a 7-5 finish.

670 The Score–11/17/2010

Bruce Weber

13th Ranked Illini Will See First Test Against Texas

The Fighting Illini have started their season strong. After a 3-0 start, Illinois will face its first real test when they take on Texas at the 2K Sports Classic.

11/16/2010

By Stephen Carrera for Northwestern Athletics

Wrigley Taverns Are Plenty Happy For Football

November is a slow time for the bars around the home of Cubs baseball. Local taverns are ready to welcome Northwestern and Illinois football fans for Saturday’s game.

WBBM Newsradio–11/16/2010

Demetri McCamey

Illini Open Season With High Hopes, And Anteaters

Illinois is returning all five starters from last year’s team. Tonight, they start their season with UC Irivine as part of the 2K Sports Classic and with high hopes for championship run.

11/08/2010

Adrian Clayborn

Hoge: Big Ten Power Rankings, Week 10

For the second week in a row, Iowa City was home to another unexpected turn in the Big Ten title race. The Hawkeyes beating Michigan State was not necessarily surprising, but the way in which they dominated the Spartans in every facet of the game certainly was.

670 The Score–11/01/2010

Mike Davis

Illini Debut In AP Top 25

There were already high internal expectations for the Illini coming into this season. But with their debut in the preseason AP Top 25 poll, there are now high external expectations.

10/29/2010

Illinois vs Michigan State

Illini Travel To East Lansing, Take On 13th-Ranked Spartans

Michigan State is looking to be 7-0 after facing Illinois Saturday, but the Fighting Illini has different hopes. Illinois has the 20th best defense nationally and will be a challenge for Michigan State to get […]

10/16/2010

Nathan Scheelhaase

Illini Faced With Equally Daunting Task This Week

Illinois looks for their second straight road win and travel to Spartan Stadium. The last Illinois trip to East Lansing it resulted in an Illini win and some bad blood. Will there be a repeat of both this year?

10/15/2010

Chief Illiniwek Event To Go Ahead

University of Illinois students are going ahead with plans to hold a dance celebrating the school’s former mascot, Chief Illiniwek, going back on an earlier decision to call the event off.

10/15/2010

Illini

Illinois Lineman Sentenced To Community Service

URBANA, Ill. (AP) Illinois offensive lineman Hugh Thornton has been ordered to perform community service for violating the terms of his court supervision by using a friend’s ID to get into a campus bar. A […]

10/13/2010

Demetri McCamey

Illini’s Expectations High With 5 Starters Back

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Demetri McCamey is considered one of the best college basketball players in the country. The Illinois senior point guard is a finalist for the Wooden Award. He had more than 250 assists […]

10/13/2010

more

previous