Illini Top Rutgers, Stand Alone In Second Place In Big Ten BasketballThe Illinois Fighting Illini are hoping to be dancing in March, and winning tough games like the one Saturday against Rutgers will help.
Iowa Blows Out Illinois, Advances To Face Michigan In Big Ten TournamentThe Fighting Illini (12-21) used a 9-0 run to trim the Hawkeyes' lead to 30-29 with 4:38 left in the first half, but they gradually fell off the pace from there.
Illini Beat Wildcats 74-69 In Overtime In Big Ten TournamentThe Illini survived overtime 74-69 to advance to the second round to face Iowa.
Big Ten Tournament At Garden Opens With Iowa Beating IllinoisJordan Bohannon scored 25 points and had six assists.
Illinois Beats Rutgers, 75-62Illinois will take on either Northwestern or Iowa in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday.
Purdue Tops Illinois, 93-86Carsen Edwards scored career-high 40 points.
No. 2 Michigan St Tops Illinois 81-61, Seals Share Of TitleThe Spartans have won 11 straight and can claim the conference title outright if they win at Wisconsin on Sunday.
Black's Career-High 28 Pushes Illinois Past Nebraska, 72-66There were six ties and nine lead changes during the game.
Indiana Beats Illinois, 78-68Leron Black finished with 20 points before fouling out and Kipper Nichols added 16 to lead the Fighting Illini.
Penn State Throttles Illinois, 74-52Shep Garner scored 16 points, and Tony Carr had 15 points.
Wisconsin Beats Illinois, 78-69Ethan Happ scored 27 points on 12-of-20 shooting.
No. 17 Ohio State Holds Off Pesky Illinois To Win 75-67Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 35 points and had 13 rebounds.
Illinois Routs Rutgers, 91-60Illinois pressured the ball all night, scoring 37 points off 25 turnovers by Rutgers.
Bernstein: University Of Illinois' 'Chief' Saga Gets Even DumberFirst there was an arrest and now an upcoming Facebook movement, and all for the entirely self-inflicted Chief controversy.
Illinois Gets First Big Ten Win With 73-71 Victory Over IndianaTrent Frazier and Leron Black each scored 19 points.