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.
Emma: 5 Preseason Big Ten Basketball StorylinesBig Ten basketball media day is upon us, and the season's just around the corner.
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.
Illinois Falls To Purdue 66-58Illinois owned the lead at halftime Wednesday, and they owned an edge on the boards over Purdue that helped the Illini get there. All that changed over the next 20 minutes.
Illinois Holds Off Indiana In Overtime, 83-80Illinois sank five key free throws late to knock off Indiana in overtime 83-80 Saturday in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Illinois Survives Stubborn Nebraska, 72-65 Illinois used double-figure scoring from five players to hold off stubborn Nebraska Saturday, 72-65.
No. 7 Michigan Starts Slow, Tops Illinois 71-58Trey Burke had 26 points and eight assists to help No. 7 Michigan bounce back from a slow start to beat Illinois 71-58 Sunday.
Wisconsin Grinds Out Win At Illinois, 74-68Ben Brust scored 20 points and Wisconsin overcame a ragged start on Sunday to beat Illinois 74-68.
Richardson Leads Illinois Past Nebraska 71-51D.J. Richardson scored a career-high 30 points, Brandon Paul added 14 and Illinois ended a three-game losing streak with a 71-51 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.
Illinois Rebounds With Win Over Buckeyes, 74-55 Brandon Paul scored 19 points and No. 11 Illinois bounced back from a tough loss in its Big Ten opener to beat No. 8 Ohio State 74-55 on Saturday.
Wisch: My Plea To Illini Fans During Basketball SeasonHere on Basketball Eve, my dual pleas are for Illini fans to not expect too much, and for the Illini players to show us something.
Illinois Upsets No. 19 Gonzaga, 82-75Meyers Leonard scored 21 points and helped Illinois hold No. 19 Gonzaga's Robert Sacre to two second-half points Saturday in an 82-75 upset.