The CDC says 22 states are seeing high levels of illness — including Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin — up from 13 states a week earlier.
Illinois coach John Groce is confident his team is ready for Big Ten conference play after crushing nonconference foe Kennesaw State 93-45 on Saturday.
Rayvonte Rice hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the last of his 19 points, giving Illinois a 62-59 victory over Missouri in the annual Braggin’ Rights game on Saturday.
Kendrick Nunn scored a season-high 16 points as Illinois cruised.
Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman believes freshman forward Dillon Brooks has both talent and instincts.
Dylan Ennis scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Villanova past Illinois.
Receiver Mike Dudek needs to be promoted as the face of the program.
The Fighting Illini will take on Louisiana Tech in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
Malcolm Hill scored 13 points as Illinois defeated American 70-55 on Saturday.
Freshman Deandre Burnett scored a season-high 19 points and No. 15 Miami won a matchup of unbeaten teams Tuesday night.
Tim Beckman being retained sends a message.
Illinois will retain football coach Tim Beckman, a team source confirmed.
Reilly O’Toole passed for 147 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for 147 yards, Josh Ferguson had a pair of rushing scores and Illinois took advantage of five Northwestern turnovers for a 47-33 victory over its in-state and Big Ten rival on Saturday.
Rayvonte Rice scored 21 points as the Illini improved to 5-0.
Aaron Cosby scored a team-high 18 points for the Illini.
For a team that was 11th in the Big Ten last season in scoring, Illinois’ offense has been nearly unstoppable to start the season.
One Year Later, Chicago-Area Woman Continues Work To Reunite People With Items Lost In Washington Tornado
It was a year ago tomorrow when a tornado devastated the town of Washington, Illinois and a woman who’d never heard of the town before the tornado has devoted this year to helping reunite people with their lost possessions.
Running back Mark Weisman ran for 134 yards and Iowa battered Illinois with 587 yards of offense Saturday in a 30-14 win.
After opening up an early 11-point edge, the Illini (1-0) never led by double-figures again until the game’s final minute.
A new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) highlights the impact the video game industry has on state economies — and it’s mostly good news. Sadly, the gaming industry continues to flail in one critical area: women.