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

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...

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...

Junior guard Jada Peebles dribbles during the game against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville at State Farm Center on Nov. 18. The Illini fell to Middle Tennessee State today and leave Florida without a win.

Illinois women’s basketball falls to Middle Tennessee by double digits, leaves Florida winless

By Angelle Cortes, Assistant Sports Editor

Despite a late surge from Illinois, it wasn’t enough...

Junior guard De’Myla Brown looks for an open teammate to pass the ball to during the game against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Nov. 18. The Illini lost their first away game of the season against Dayton at the Daytona Beach Invitational on Friday.

Illinois women’s basketball falls to Dayton in first game at Daytona Beach Invitational

By Angelle Cortes, Assistant Sports Editor

Illinois' first away game of the season ended in a...

Alfonso Plummer dribbles during Illinois game against Jackson State on Nov. 9. Plummer scored 21 points on seven triples in the Illinis 72-64 win over the Kansas State Wildcats on Tuesday night.

Alfonso Plummer rescues injury-plagued Illinois men’s basketball in win over Kansas State

By Christian Jones, Staff Writer

Alfonso Plummer and Kofi Cockburn combined for 44 points...

DaMonte Williams drives with the ball during Illinois mens basketballs game against Jackson State on Nov. 9. The Illini fell, 71-51, to the Cincinnati Bearcats in Kansas City on Monday night.

Offense goes missing in second half as Illinois men’s basketball falls to Cincinnati

By Christian Jones, Staff Writer

Kofi Cockburn scored 18 points as the Illini were blown...

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