The Illini now have notable nonconference foes scheduled out through 2024.
James Michael McAdoo scored 18 points, Marcus Paige added 16 and North Carolina dominated inside after a slow start to defeat Notre Dame 73-62 Saturday for the fifth straight victory for the Tar Heels.
Wisecracking Chicago Outfit killer Joseph “Joey the Clown” Lombardo claims he is being subjected to “elder abuse” as a result of being placed in solitary confinement last year in a North Carolina federal prison.
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will serve his prison sentence at a facility in North Carolina and has already paid a significant portion of his $750,000 fine.
You might think a man who lives in North Carolina putting up a billboard in Chicago looking for dates is a desperate move, but Gordon Engle doesn’t think so.
Kara Cannizzaro scored four goals in the second half to help third-seeded North Carolina beat two-time defending national champion Northwestern 11-4 on Friday in the NCAA women’s lacrosse semifinals.
Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
If Shane Larkin has been on a sports fan’s radar, it’s mostly because he’s the son of Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin. After his breakout game against North Carolina this weekend, it’s time to recognize him as one of college basketball’s rising stars.
A day after voters in North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, President Barack Obama told ABC News that “same sex couples should be able to get married.”
The top-seeded Tar Heels escaped a huge upset with a 73-65 victory over 13th-seeded Ohio on Friday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals.
A Chicago animal rights group went undercover at a North Carolina turkey farm, and what they found was shocking and severe enough to warrant the attention of police.
With President Barack Obama watching from midcourt, No. 1 North Carolina beat Michigan State 67-55 on Friday night in the Carrier Classic on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson.
A firefighter from Greensboro, N.C., collapsed in the South Loop while running the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and died about two hours later.
Some new developments have surfaced in the case of a suburban woman who was found murdered last week in Virginia.
Authorities in Virginia begin legal proceedings Monday to extradite a teenaged suspect to North Carolina in the murder of a young woman from Chicago’s south suburbs.
Tickets to the Michigan State-North Carolina basketball game on an aircraft carrier could be pretty tough to come by for fans of both teams.
The American Red Cross of Greater Chicago has sent equipment and a disaster-relief worker to North Carolina, which has been hard hit by deadly tornadoes.
Former police Cmdr. Jon Burge reports to prison today, after being convicted of lying about torturing suspects during the 1970s and ‘80s.
Michael Jordan will finally be inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, which begs the question: ‘what took so long?’
Mike Davis scored 20 points and No. 20 Illinois had five players finish in double figures in a 79-67 victory over North Carolina on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.