Illini Secure No. 1 Seed In NCAA Tournament, Loyola Gets No. 8 Seed In Same BracketAs expected, Illinois (23-6) secured a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
University Of Illinois COVID Saliva Test Approved By FDA"Widespread testing remains a critical tool in combating this pandemic, and I’m dedicating $20 million in CARES Act funding to provide one million tests to Illinois’ other public universities under the FDA’s emergency use authorization."
Cockburn, Dosunmu Lead No. 5 Illini Past NorthwesternKofi Cockburn had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Ayo Dosunmu added 13 points and No. 5 Illinois beat Northwestern on Tuesday night.
New Illini Coach Bielema Says He Doesn't Want To Wait To Win“I'm not going to skip a step to get to where we want to be, but I’m trying to be good now. I don’t want to wait three years from now. The way the rules are now, you can try to do that.”
Stevenson High School, U Of I Alum Matt Hill Joins Biden Administration As Senior Associate Communications DirectorMatt Hill, an alumnus of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been hired as the senior associate director for President Joe Biden’s communications staff.
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Cockburn Scores 33 as No. 13 Illinois Routs MinnesotaKofi Cockburn scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in only 25 minutes to lead No. 13 Illinois past Minnesota in the Big Ten opener for both teams Tuesday night.
Illini Head Coach Lovie Smith Out After Five SeasonsAfter five seasons, University of Illinois football Head Coach Lovie Smith has been relieved of his duties, Director of Athletics Josh Whitman announced Sunday. 
Cam Porter Leads Way As No. 15 Northwestern Wildcats Run Over IlliniNorthwestern was at the bottom of the Big Ten West a year ago, a collapse the Wildcats didn't see coming after winning the division in 2018.
Purdue Wary Of Illini As Boilermakers Try To Go 2-0“Friday night’s game … was a disappointing game,” Smith said. “Normally, you get to the first game and truly see where you are and as I said we are not as far along as I hoped we’d be. But we still have time to get better. We watched the video with our team and now we’re moving on to Purdue.”
University Of Illinois Makes Plans For Spring Semester Amid PandemicStudents who want to go to class need to come back early so they can be tested on campus.