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 DeMyla Brown dribbles down the court during the SIUE game on Nov. 18. Even with Browns strong performance, the Illini have a tough fall this past weekend in Florida.

Lack of consistent contributors leads to disappointing weekend for Illini women’s basketball

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

Coming into the Daytona Beach Invitational this weekend,...

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...

Guard Adalia McKenzie performs a layup during the game against SIUE on  Nov. 18. The Illini will be up against the Flyers for the Daytona Invitational this Friday.

Illinois women’s basketball kicks off Daytona Beach Invitational versus Dayton

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

The Illinois women’s basketball team will play its...

Guard Jada Peebles high fives teammates during lineup introductions for the SIUE game on Nov. 18. The Illini make a comeback winning against Riverside, 86-82.

Illinois women’s basketball bounces back, gets 86-82 win over UC Riverside

By Angelle Cortes, Assistant Sports Editor

Illinois bounced back against UC Riverside on Sunday...

Guard Jada Peebles runs around a Southern Illinois University Edwardsville defender on Nov. 18 at State Farm Center. Illinois welcomes UC Riverside to Champaign for their game this afternoon.

Illinois women’s basketball welcomes UC Riverside to Champaign to conclude their four-game home stand

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

After a disappointing loss in their last outing, Illinois...

Guard Aaliyah Nye dribbles past opponent during the game against SIUE on Nov. 18. After a disappointing loss against SIUE, the Illini hopes for a better outcome against CU Riverside on Sunday.

Aaliyah Nye’s 17 points are not enough as SIU Edwardsville stuns Illinois women’s basketball

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

After kicking off their year with a solid 2-0 start,...

Guard Aaliyah Nye strategizes her moves during the game against SIUE on Nov. 18. The Illini obtain their first lost of the season, 71-62.

Late push from Illinois women’s basketball not enough in 71-62 loss to SIUE

By Angelle Cortes, Assistant Sports Editor

Illinois finally met its match Thursday night against...

Guard Jayla Oden rushes toward the hoop during the game against North Carolina Central on Nov. 9. The Illini will be up against SIU on Thursday and have high hopes in maintaining their streak.

Illinois women’s basketball aims to maintain winning practices against SIU Edwardsville

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

The Illini women’s basketball team is back at the...

Guard DeMyla Brown attempts a layup during the game against the Miami RedHawks on Nov. 14. After two consecutive wins, the Illini have high hopes against SIUE on Thursday.

Four scorers in double figures lead Illinois to second straight victory

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

After defeating the North Carolina Central Eagles in...

Guard Sara Anastasieska attempts to shoot the ball during the game against Miami RedHawks on Nov. 14. The Illini won 72-65.

Illinois women’s basketball beats Miami RedHawks 72-65, moves to 2-0 in season

By Angelle Cortes, Assistant Sports Editor

Despite a poor performance in the third quarter the...

Forward Kendall Bostic attempts a three pointer during the game against North Carolina Central Tuesday at State Farm Center. Bostic and Aaliyah Nye dominated the court during the season opener.

Aaliyah Nye, Kendall Bostic lead charge for Illini women’s basketball in season opener

By Will Payne, Assistant Sports Editor

The Illinois women’s basketball team had no dress...

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