Illini's Kofi Cockburn Exposes Racist Social Media Comment He Received After NCAA Tournament LossIllinois big man Kofi Cockburn is the second college basketball player to face racist comments on social media following a loss in the NCAA Tournament.
Crowds Spill Onto Sheridan Road In Celebration After Loyola Upsets IllinoisA crowd of Loyola University students took to the streets in celebration Sunday after the Ramblers upset the Fighting Illini to advance in the NCAA Tournament.
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.
Illini Focused On Winning As They Prepare To Take On Drexel In NCAA TournamentThe Illini are set to begin what they hope is a long run in the NCAA Tournament with a first-round game against 16th-seeded Drexel.
Ayo Dosunmu Named USA Today's National Player Of The Year As Illini Prepare For NCAA TournamentIllinois guard Ayo Dosunmu is racking up the awards, and the latest might be his biggest yet.
No. 3 Illinois Beats No. 9 Ohio State To Take Big Ten TitleNo. 3 Illinois accomplished one major goal. The next one will be even more difficult.
Dosunmu, Cockburn Named To All-Big Ten First Team, Illini Rack Up Other AwardsThe Fighting Illini are up to No. 3 in the nation in this week's rankings - and at 16-4 they just finished their winningest Big Ten season in school history.
Dosunmu's Return Powers No. 4 Illinois Over No. 7 Ohio StateAyo Dosunmu returned after missing three games with a concussion and facial injuries to score 19 points, and No. 4 Illinois rallied to beat No. 7 Ohio State.
NCAA Bracketology: University Of Illinois, Michigan Likely No. 1 Seeds, According To CBS SportsThe Fighting Illini and the University of Michigan both are projected to be No1 seeds in the 2021 NCAA men’s college basketball tournament.
No. 4 Illini Dismantle No. 2 MichiganAndre Curbelo scored 11 of his 17 points in the first half, and No. 4 Illinois dismantled No. 2 Michigan with a smothering defensive performance, routing the Wolverines on Tuesday night.
Cockburn Scores 24 As No. 5 Illini Top NebraskaKofi Cockburn scored 24 points, freshman Adam Miller added 18 and No. 5 Illinois beat Nebraska on Thursday night.
Win Streak Over For Illini As They Fall To Michigan StateMichigan State topped the Fighting Illini on Tuesday night, bolstering its chances of playing in college basketball's showcase.
No. 5 Illinois Dominates Minnesota For 7th Win In RowFrom pregame warmup drills though the pickup-game vibe of the second half, the Illinois players kept filling Minnesota's mostly empty arena with chants and cheers.
Cockburn, Dosunmu Lead No. 12 Illinois Past No. 19 WisconsinKofi Cockburn scored 23 points, Ayo Dosunmu added 21 and No. 12 Illinois beat No. 19 Wisconsin on Saturday in a key Big Ten Conference matchup.
Trent Frazier's Run Helps Illini Beat Hoosiers In OvertimeTrent Frazier scored No. 12 Illinois' final 10 points in regulation, and the Fighting Illini gave up only one basket in overtime to outlast Indiana on Tuesday night.