Fighting Illini Basketball, Football To Be Broadcast On 670 The ScoreUniversity of Illinois Director of Athletics Mike Thomas announced today that Learfield Sports’ Fighting Illini Sports Properties has secured WSCR 670 The Score as the newest radio affiliate on the statewide Illini Sports Network.
Wisch: Has Optimism For Illini Football Ever Been Lower?From 1994-98, I was a student at the University of Illinois, and during those four years I saw a grand total of 14 football victories.
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.
Wisch: Illini Need To Make Upset Of No. 1 IU Mean Even MoreIt was a win that only the heaviest orange Kool-Aid drinker could have possibly seen coming, but it’s a victory that will forever be viewed by every Illini fan as among the greatest in school history.
Illinois Drops In AP PollDespite a win against top-ranked Ohio State, the Illini dropped to No. 12 in the AP poll.
Wisch: I’m Dreaming of Better United Center Matchups For Illini HoopsThere are more than 20,000 seats inside the United Center.
Wisch: Illinois Needs A New Border War RivalCome this evening in front of a rabid crowd in St. Louis, Illinois will defend its border against Missouri during the two schools’ annual Braggin’ Rights game.
Illini's Paul Named National Player Of The WeekThe U.S. Basketball Writers Association named Brandon Paul the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week for games of the seven-day period ending Sunday, Dec. 9.
Illinois Basketball Ranked In Top 25Fortunately for Illini fans, football season is over and their focus can now switch to basketball
Wisch: The State’s Best Football Program? It’s NIUI’ve always found it odd that here in Illinois, despite being the fifth most populous state in the country, we have only three major college football programs.
Wisch: Would The Illini Be Better With Ron Zook As Coach?We don’t really know what Ron Zook is up to these days.
Groce, Illini Put Together Top 25 Recruiting ClassIt's safe to say it's been a nice ride for new Illinois basketball coach John Groce.
Wisch: Is This Northwestern’s Best Team Since The Rose Bowl?So, is it really possible that Northwestern posts not only its best win total since 1995 this year, but even its better by one or two victories?
Wisch: Jereme Richmond Has No One To Blame But HimselfJereme Richmond could have been spending this weekend preparing to start his junior season at the University of Illinois.
Wisch: The Truth About Illinois FootballAnd this deeper dilemma affecting U. of I. athletics is so discouraging that after reading this column, you very well may be driven to drink yourself.