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Illinois Knocks Off Michigan In OT

The win was the fourth straight for the Illini (17-8, 7-5 Big Ten).


Illinois basketball coach John Groce. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Illinois Holds On To Beat Michigan St. 59-54

Malcolm Hill scored 19 points and Illinois withstood a last-minute technical foul to beat Michigan State 59-54 on Saturday afternoon.


Illinois coach John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Illinois Survives Struggling Rutgers, 66-54

Kendrick Nunn scored 21 points, and Malcolm Hill added 15.

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Illinois coach John Groce. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Malcolm Hill Delivers Nail-Biting Illinois Win Over Penn State

Illinois forward Malcolm Hill scored 27 points.

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Illinois wing Rayvonte Rice. (Getty Images)

Illinois Suspends Rice, Cosby Indefinitely

Rayvonte Rice and Aaron Cosby have violated an unspecified team rule.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2015

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Minnesota Tops Illinois 79-71

Andre Hollins helped Minnesota pull away with 17 of his 28 points in the second half, fueling a 79-71 victory Saturday over Illinois.


Shipping orders go by on a conveyor belt at Amazon's San Bernardino Fulfillment Center. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Sales Tax Holiday Over For Amazon Customers In Illinois

Amazon spokesman Ty Rogers said Friday the online retailer will be required to collect the 6.25 percent tax starting Feb. 1.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Survives Slow Start, Holds Off Boilermakers, 66-57

Illinois survived a cold start and got double-figure scoring from four players Wednesday to hold off Purdue, 66-57.

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Northwestern Wildcats. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Nunn Leads Illinois Past Northwestern

Kendrick Nunn had a career-high 25 points, including four straight free throws in the final 7.5 seconds.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hill Leads Illinois To 64-57 Upset Over No. 11 Maryland

Illinois wondered who would score with Rayvonte Rice injured, and Malcolm Hill provided the answer Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2015

Malcolm Hill #21 of the Illinois Fighting Illini loses control of the ball as he tries to split the defense of DÕAngelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Sam Thompson #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half on January 3, 2015 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Russell Spurs No. 20 Ohio State By Illini 77-61

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 22 points, including eight during a decisive 15-0 second-half run, to lead No. 20 Ohio State past Illinois 77-61 on Saturday. Sam Thompson and Marc Loving each added […]


Illinois Girl, 7, Survives Plane Crash That Killed Four Family Members

A 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in Kentucky that killed her parents and two other family members has been released from the hospital, an official said Saturday.


Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner, left, appears with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (CBS)

Chris Christie To Do ‘Victory Lap’ With Fellow Republican Rauner In Illinois

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is seriously weighing a run for president, will join Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner at a Feb. 12 event here.



Flu Season At Epidemic Level; High Levels In Illinois, Indiana, And Wisconsin

The CDC says 22 states are seeing high levels of illness — including Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin — up from 13 states a week earlier.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Beats Kennesaw State 93-45

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.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rice’s 3-Pointer Gives Illinois 62-59 Win Over Missouri

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.


Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Nunn Leads Illinois To Easy Win Over Hampton, 73-55

Kendrick Nunn scored a season-high 16 points as Illinois cruised.

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Illinois guard Jaylon Tate. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Oregon Beats Illinois 77-70

Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman believes freshman forward Dillon Brooks has both talent and instincts.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2014

Rayvonte Rice #24 of the Illinois Fighting Illini drives against Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats during their game at the Jimmy V Classic in Madison Square Garden on December 9, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ennis Leads No. 7 Villanova Over Illinois 73-59

Dylan Ennis scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Villanova past Illinois.

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Illinois receiver Mike Dudek. (Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Wisch: A To-Do List For Tim Beckman, Mike Thomas

Receiver Mike Dudek needs to be promoted as the face of the program.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014