Loyola, Illini Excited For All-Illinois Matchup In NCAA Tournament Sunday: 'It's Great For Our State'Many hoped Illinois and Loyola would meet a little later in the NCAA Tournament, but they’re meeting on Sunday.
Illinois Rebuilding Program, Hopes New Recruits Can HelpIllinois has missed the NCAA Tournament the past five years and posted a dismal 41-67 record in conference play.
The Bernstein Brief: Local College Basketball StinksIllinois and Northwestern have drastically disappointed this season.
Brad Underwood Sets Foundation At Illinois With Signing Of Mark Smith"To get Mr. Basketball, in this state, we have to be the option, not an option," Underwood says.
Illinois' Brad Underwood On Scheduling Illinois State: 'I'm Just About Open To Everything'Illinois State has made its plea to play a school like Illinois.
Hershkovich: Capitalizing On In-State Talent Key For Brad Underwood's Goal Of Illinois Resurgence“Winning a national championship is something that can happen here," Underwood says.
Bernstein: Brad Underwood's Tall Task At IllinoisUniversity power brokers want sustained national prominence and for Chicago players to be a big reason why.
After 1 Season At Oklahoma State, Brad Underwood Settles In At Illinois"I felt this was an elite program," Underwood says.
Brad Underwood On Illinois: 'This Program Should Be Elite -- That's Why I'm Here'"We're one of the best programs in the country," Underwood said. "We got to start acting like that, we have to start thinking like that."
Gruen: Brad Underwood's Past Accomplishments Bode Well For Future At IllinoisForget the circumstances of Underwood's hiring and look at his resume.
Illinois Hires Brad Underwood As New Basketball CoachUnderwood spent this past season at Oklahoma State after three years at Stephen F. Austin.