Illinois Guard Tracy Abrams Tears Achilles, Out For 2nd SeasonIllinois senior point guard Tracy Abrams will miss a second straight season because of an injury, a damaging blow to the team's hopes of returning to the NCAA Tournament.
Illini's Groce: We Have 'Excitement, Momentum'Illinois basketball coach John Groce had plenty to talk about at Big Ten media day.
Illini Guard Tracy Abrams To Miss Season With ACL TearLosing a senior starter is a big blow for the Illini.
Wisch: Illini Fall, But Groce's Arrow Is Still Pointing Up Illinois has a lot to prove next year after a strong finish to this season.
Wisch: With Win, The Bubble Now Beckons For Illini A new-look starting five has paid dividends for Illinois, which is in dire need of at least one more win.
Illinois Tops Indiana, Will Face Michigan In Big Ten QuarterfinalsTracy Abrams scored 25 points to lead the Illini to victory.
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.
Demps, Northwestern Upend No. 23 Illinois 49-43Tre Demps scored 11 points and made three late 3-pointers to lead Northwestern to a 49-43 upset of in-state rival No. 23 Illinois on Sunday night.
Illinois Pounds Penn State 75-55 Rayvonte Rice scored 15 points to lead four Illinois players in double figures as the Illini defeated Penn State 75-55 on Saturday.
Rice Scores 28 And Illinois Gets Past UIC 74-60Rayvonte Rice led a furious second-half comeback on Saturday, scoring 28 points as the University of Illinois beat the University of Illinois-Chicago 74-60.
Abrams, Illinois Edge No. 23 Missouri 65-64 In Braggin' Rights Game Tracy Abrams scored a season-best 22 points and made two free throws with 4.6 seconds to lift Illinois over No. 23 Missouri 65-64 Saturday in the annual Braggin' Rights game.