Illinois is 12-6 with a string of winnable games awaiting.
For a team that was 11th in the Big Ten last season in scoring, Illinois’ offense has been nearly unstoppable to start the season.
John Groce’s third year in Champaign comes with higher expectations.
With his latest recruiting miss, John Groce needs to sharpen his sights.
Illinois basketball coach John Groce had plenty to talk about at Big Ten media day.
Big Ten basketball media day is upon us, and the season’s just around the corner.
The city’s collegiate fandom rests with Notre Dame more than anything.
Losing a senior starter is a big blow for the Illini.
Illinois’ Big Ten slate starts tough, but there’s opportunity for a strong finish.
John Groce is now under contract through the 2018-’19 season.
The basketball arena’s renovation budget would increase from $165 million to $169.5 million if the trustees agree. The extra money would cover additional costs related to a new scoreboard, video boards, marquee and other items.
Illini fans can only hope that the next great prep star will stay home in college.
Illinois has to play five home games outside Champaign next season, but that’s not such a bad thing.
John Groce suspended Darius Paul for an entire season, which was a proper move.
Paul had previously been arrested on charges of underage drinking and resisting an officer.
Illinois has a lot to prove next year after a strong finish to this season.
There’s NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn’t have been whispered two weeks ago.
College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.
Illinois would benefit from playing in any postseason tournament, including the third-tier CBI.
Illinois needs a pick-up from Aaron Cosby, Ahmad Starks and Darius Paul next fall.