Blackmon Leads No. 25 Indiana To 96-80 Win Over IllinoisJames Blackmon Jr. scored 25 points, and Thomas Bryant finished with 20.
Petteway Leads Nebraska Past Illinois, 53-43The story of Nebraska's 53-43 win over Illinois Sunday is found in the numbers. Illinois made just 15 of 55 shots, 27.3 percent, the lowest an opponent has shot against Nebraska since Tim Miles became the Cornhuskers' coach in 2012. The Fightin' Illini's 43 points were the second fewest allowed by a Miles-coached Nebraska team.
Red-Hot Illinois Defeats Coppin State, 114-56While Illinois hung 114 points on Coppin State Sunday, coach John Groce didn't want to talk about the offense.
Illini's Groce: We Have 'Excitement, Momentum'Illinois basketball coach John Groce had plenty to talk about at Big Ten media day.
Wisch: Suddenly, The Fun Is Back For Illini Basketball There's NCAA Tournament hope in Champaign, and that couldn't have been whispered two weeks ago.
Wisch: Until They Don't, Illini Still Control Tourney DestinyIt's crazy to think about, but a late-season hot streak could still put Illinois in the Big Dance.
Wisch: The More Games, The Better For Young IlliniIllinois would benefit from playing in any postseason tournament, including the third-tier CBI.
Wisch: In Lost Season, Illini Freshmen Providing HopeThe future's more fun to look at than the present for the Illini.