No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-’79.
Illinois’ Big Ten slate starts tough, but there’s opportunity for a strong finish.
Braxton Miller reportedly injured his throwing shoulder and could be out for the season.
Kyle Long is the engaging personality, while Matt Slauson is quiet and unassuming.
Maryland coach Randy Edsall sounded off at media days, saying there needs to be “big changes.”
Though some rain began moving through the Chicago area Wednesday morning, the worst of a damaging storm system headed east from Iowa and Missouri was passing well south of the city and suburbs.
The Big Ten yearns to own two regions, which would be unprecedented for a collegiate conference.
In the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.
Both squads will face Nebraska in a primetime TV game.
There’s no salvation waiting for Purdue, but hope resides for Minnesota, Illinois and Indiana.
Mike Peltz really went out in style in his last home game.
Picked to finish last in the Big Ten, the Cornhuskers have the NCAA Tournament in their sights.
Somewhat miraculously, Illinois and Indiana have climbed into NCAA Tournament contention.
Shavon Shields had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nebraska, which took a 10-point lead with 7 minutes left and held on to defeat Northwestern 54-47 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.
By Chris Emma- (CBS) Decades have passed since Nebraska had hope on the hardcourt. A team that has historically been an afterthought on its own campus — plus everywhere else — has energized a fan […]
Shavon Shields scored a career-high 33 points, making all 15 of his free throws for Nebraska’s best performance at the line in 32 years, and the Cornhuskers defeated Illinois 67-58 on Wednesday night.
Just as first-year coach Chris Collins imagined, there’s a renewed energy from Wildcats fans.
Terran Petteway scored 17 points, and Nebraska overcame a slow start to beat Northwestern 53-49 on Saturday.