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Illinois' head coach Matt Bollant looks toward his players during the Illini's loss to Michigan State at Assembly Hall, on Sunday, Jan. 13th, 2013.

Illini women’s basketball season ends at hands of Iowa

March 6, 2014

Illini women’s basketball senior guard Amber Moore said she wanted to leave her mark on the Big Ten and its tournament — and she did. Unfortunately for Moore, she only had one chance to make a statement,...

Illinois' Amber Moore drives the ball during the game against Iowa at State Farm Center on Sunday, March 2.

Lone Illini women’s basketball senior Moore’s career winds down

March 5, 2014

When the Illini women’s basketball team steps on the court to take on Iowa on Thursday for the first round of the Big Ten Tournament, guard Amber Moore will be playing like it’s her last game. Because...

Illinois' Amber Moore (42) drives the ball during the game against Iowa at State Farm Center on Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Illini end regular season on 10-game losing streak

By By: Stephen Bourbon March 3, 2014

For the Illinois women’s basketball team, it was more of the same to end a frustrating regular season. Iowa (23-7, 11-5 Big Ten) overpowered Illinois in an 81-56 victory to push the Illini’s losing...

Illini women’s basketball drops 9th in a row in 72-65 loss to No. 16 Nebraska

February 28, 2014

The bleeding just won’t stop for the Illinois women’s basketball team. For the ninth consecutive game, the Illini (9-19, 2-13 Big Ten) have not been able to get a win, this time losing 72-65 to No....

Illinois' Amber Moore goes for a layup during the game against Michigan at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. on Sunday, Feb. 16. The Illini lost, 63-70.

Illini head to Nebraska for last road contest of season

By By: Stephen Bourbon February 27, 2014

When the Illinois women’s basketball team takes on Nebraska on Thursday, it will be a matchup of two teams going in completely different directions. The Illini (9-18, 2-12 Big Ten) have dropped their...

Illinois coach Matt Bollant reacts after controversial call from the referee during the Illini's loss to Ohio State at Assembly Hall on Thursday, Feb. 28th, 2013.

Illini still trying to get consistent effort

By By: Stephen Bourbon February 18, 2014

After 26 games with the same roster, Illinois women’s basketball head coach Matt Bollant still doesn’t know what to expect from his players. The 2013-14 season has been an inconsistent one at best...

Illini women’s basketball fails to end skid, loses to Michigan 70-63

February 17, 2014

The Illinois women’s basketball (9-16, 2-10 Big Ten) team could not get over the hump on a day where it traded basket after basket with Michigan (15-10, 6-6), as well as its orange and blue uniforms...

Illini women’s basketball ready to end slump, sweep No. 24 Spartans

February 5, 2014

With just under three minutes remaining in the game against Michigan State on Jan. 23, Illinois forward Jacqui Grant had a chance to make the biggest shot of her young college career, and give the Illini...

Illinois’ Ivory Crawford drives the ball down the court during the game against Indiana at State Farm Center on Sunday. The Illini lost 77-58.

Illini women’s basketball loses to Indiana

February 3, 2014

For the fifth consecutive home game, the Illinois women’s basketball team was not able to close. Down 17-14 with 14:45 left in the half, Illinois (9-13, 2-7 Big Ten) dug itself into a hole as Indiana...

Alston, Buckeyes runs over Illini

By By: Stephen Bourbon February 1, 2014

Facing one of the worst offenses in the Big Ten, the Illinois defense made Ohio State look like the cream of the conference Thursday night. In a matchup of middling Big Ten teams, it was Ohio State (14-10,...

Foul troubles continue to plague Crawford

By By: Stephen Bourbon January 29, 2014

While Ivory Crawford has been playing some of her best basketball of the season on the offensive end of the floor, she’s had trouble staying there due to foul trouble. Crawford has fouled out of four...

Illinois’ Ivory Crawford dribbles against Nebraska at State Farm Center on Jan. 12. The Illini lost 75-56 and are 0-3 at home in Big Ten play.

Illini women’s basketball returns home to face No. 22 Purdue

January 27, 2014

After a 12-day road trip, it’s finally home, sweet home for the Illinois women’s basketball team. The Illini (9-10, 2-4 Big Ten) started conference play losing three consecutive home games but bounced...

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