Gurnee Native And Former Illini Star Fundraises For Hospitality WorkersGurnee native and former Illini basketball star Brandon Paul is helping out people in Chicago, even as his professional career takes a hit.
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Wisch: Illini Short On Expectations, Long On ExperienceWhat exactly would you call this season for the University of Illinois basketball team?
Wisch: How Far Can The Fighting Illini Go?The last time Illinois and Colorado squared off in a game that truly meant something, the Fighting Illini fell far behind, staged a furious comeback and escaped with a dramatic one-point victory.
Illinois, Paul Get Shot At Strong Finish In NCAA Tournament Illinois ran out of the gate to start this season, a hot-shooting surprise that opened 12-0 just months after imploding in a way that made observers wonder whether the Illini might carry the effects for some time.
Hoge: Despite Loss To IU, Safe To Call Illini Season A SuccessAbout 20 minutes had passed since their failed attempt at beating the Indiana Hoosiers for the second time this season, but there was still a small sense of accomplishment in the room.
Zeller, Oladipo Lead Hoosiers To 80-64 Win Over IlliniCody Zeller scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Indiana past Illinois 80-64 Friday in the Big Ten quarterfinals.
Hoge: Brandon Paul Puts On Show For 'Super Parents'When Minnesota guard Austin Hollins stepped out of bounds with 14.6 seconds left in regulation, John Groce had a decision to make.
Illini Win On Paul's Buzzer-BeaterBrandon Paul scored 25 points and hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to lead Illinois to a 51-49 victory over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.
Buckeyes Beat Illini 68-55 On 19 By Deshaun Thomas Deshaun Thomas, playing perhaps his final home game for No. 14 Ohio State, scored 19 points Sunday to lead the Buckeyes to a 68-55 victory over Illinois, keeping alive their hopes of a Big Ten title tie.
Wisch: Illini Season Already A Success? It’s Looking Like ItBy the end of that ugly Big Ten basketball tilt in Iowa City on Tuesday night, the only thing more plentiful among the Illini than missed shots was their disappointment.
Marble Leads Iowa Past Illinois For 63-55 VictoryDevyn Marble scored 21 points and Iowa beat Illinois 63-55 on Tuesday night for its fifth win in seven games.
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.
Illinois Blows Out Purdue 79-59 D.J. Richardson scored 18 points and Illinois opened up a big first-half lead that buried Purdue 79-59 on Wednesday night.