The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The Illini volleyball team huddles up during the game against Indiana on Nov. 12. The team is traveling to Lexington for  the first-round showdown with West Virginia.

Tournament time: Illinois volleyball travels to Lexington for first-round showdown with West Virginia

By Jackson Janes, Sports Editor

For the first time since 2019, Illinois will be playing...

Guard Jada Peebles dribbles the ball by 3-point line during the game against Florida State on Dec. 2. The Illini lose to the Seminoles 58-67.

Illinois women’s basketball suffers defeat to No. 25 Florida State for third straight loss

By Angelle Cortes, Assistant Sports Editor

After a trip to Daytona, the Illinois women’s basketball...

Punter Blake Hayes on the sidelines during the second half of the game against the Rutgers on Oct. 30. Hayes and other players from the team receive All-Big Ten Honors.

Five Illini earn All-Big Ten honors

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

Illinois wrapped up their regular season with an outstanding...

Wide receiver Danny Navarro III (96) takes the ball up the field during the game against Northwestern on Nov. 27. Columnist Carson Gourdie believes that the Illini need a change in structure for next season.

Column | Illinois can’t replicate 2021 blueprint for future success

By Carson Gourdie, Staff Writer

This was a productive season for Illinois’ football...

Guard Sara Anastasieska dribbles the ball past SIUE player on Nov. 18. The Illini will be hosting against Florida State on Thursday.

Illinois women’s basketball welcomes No. 25 Florida State to State Farm Center

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

The Illinois women’s basketball team returns to Champaign...

Graduate student Megan Cooney (left) celebrates with fellow athletes on Nov. 21 for senior night before the game against Maryland. Illinois volleyball enters NCAA tournament ready to make noise away from home.

Illinois volleyball enters NCAA tournament ready to make noise away from home

By Jackson Janes, Sports Editor

On Sunday night, Illinois players, coaches, staff and...

Illinois junior Kofi Cockburn shoots a floater during the teams 82-72 win over Notre Dame at State Farm Center on Monday.

Player grades: Shorthanded Illinois shows promise in 10-point victory over Notre Dame

By Josh Pietsch, Sports On-Air Editor

In the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and without point guard...

Illinois head coach Brad Underwood walks down the court during the teams game against St. Francis (Ill.) on Oct. 23. The Illini will be missing several key players against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Monday night.

Undermanned Illinois set to battle Notre Dame in Big Ten/ACC challenge

By Christian Jones, Staff Writer

No. 14 Illinois will host Notre Dame in the 23rd annual...

Megan Cooney celebrates with her teammates during Illinois match against Purdue on Oct. 6 at Huff Hall. The Illini will face West Virginia in the first round of the NCAA tournament this weekend.

Illinois volleyball earns berth in NCAA tournament, will take on West Virginia in first round

By Jackson Janes, Sports Editor

For the first time since 2019, Illinois volleyball...

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