Tracy Abrams scored 25 points to lead the Illini to victory.
There’s no salvation waiting for Purdue, but hope resides for Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana.
Jon Ekey hit a 3-pointer in the final second to lift Illinois to a 66-63 victory over No. 24 Iowa on Saturday night.
Nik Stauskas scored 24 points and No. 12 Michigan shot 70 percent from the 3-point line to win its first Big Ten title outright since 1986 with an 84-53 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night.
The most popular book in Illinois? Every state?
There’s NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn’t have been whispered two weeks ago.
Somewhat miraculously, Illinois and Indiana have climbed into NCAA Tournament contention.
Tracy Abrams scored 12 points, leading Illinois to a 53-46 win over No. 18 Michigan State on Saturday.
It’s crazy to think about, but a late-season hot streak could still put Illinois in the Big Dance.
Illinois freshmen Kendrick Nunn and Malcolm Hill combined for 23 points and the Illini ended Nebraska’s five-game win streak on Wednesday night, 60-49.
When it comes to overall well-being of its residents, Illinois is pretty average compared with the rest of the nation, but the state has made good progress in Gallup’s annual Well-Being Index.
Matthews surprised some with the
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College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.
When it comes to sexual stamina, Illinois is pretty average.
Illinois would benefit from playing in any postseason tournament, including the third-tier CBI.
Freshman guard Kendrick Nunn hit five 3-pointers and led Illinois with 19 points as the last-place Illini beat Minnesota 62-49 on Wednesday night, putting a damper on the Gophers’ hopes for an at-large NCAA Tournament bid.
Illinois beer drinkers pay far more in excise taxes that its neighbors, according to a state-by-state breakdown.
It’s taken a physical, black-and-blue effort for the Gophers to stay in the NCAA Tournament hunt.
Ed Michalowski tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine why he chose to come forward with allegations against state Treasurer Dan Rutherford, rocking the Republican race for governor.