Alabama Routs Illinois In NIT 1st RoundLevi Randolph had 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Watch: The NIT's Still Good For An Absurd Dunk Here And ThereArkansas guard Fred Gulley's slam can rival any this season.
Illini Eliminated From NIT With 50-49 Defeat To ClemsonRod Hall made a driving layup with 9.3 seconds left to lead Clemson to a 50-49 win over Illinois in the NIT.
Rice Scores 28, Illinois Rallies Past BU In NITRayvonte Rice scored seven straight points late in the game and finished with 28, rallying Illinois past Boston University 66-62 on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Watch: Missouri Students Go Wild Over NIT SelectionWasting time making satirical videos is a collegiate pastime.
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.
Bernstein: Collins A Risk For NorthwesternCollins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.
Illinois State Falls To Stanford 92-88 In NITIllinois State fell hard to Stanford in the NIT Monday night, in what Stanford’s Aaron Bright thought was one of the craziest games in which he has been involved.
Ross Leads Washington Past Northwestern In NITTerrence Ross scored a career-high 32 points and top-seeded Washington beat fourth-seeded Northwestern 76-55 on Friday night in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament.
Northwestern Holds Off Akron 76-74 In NITDrew Crawford scored 27 points, John Shurna added 23 and Northwestern held off Akron 76-74 on Tuesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Illini AD Thomas Refuses To Comment On Izzo RantIn an interview on The Mully & Hanley Show on 670 The Score, Thomas simply said he had no comment, after Izzo ripped him Friday at the Big Ten Tournament.
Northwestern Loses To Washington State 69-66Washington State's Klay Thompson hit a key jumper, made two free throws and got two important rebounds in overtime, and thus, Northwestern lost to the Cougars 69-66 on Wednesday night.