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Illini anything but golden versus Gophers

Illinois’ Ruby Rivera hits a ground ball to second base during game one of the doubleheader against Nebraska at Eichelberger Field on Saturday, March 26. The Illini won game one 8-3 and game two 10-2.
April 10, 2016

[email protected] struggle in conference series with Minnesota. #Illini After dominating Illinois State last week, Illinois softball struggled this weekend when it faced arguably its biggest challenge...

Illini women's tennis goes 2-0 in Big Ten matchups

April 3, 2016

tweet: #Illini go 2-0 over the weekend against Big Ten opponentsThe Illinois women’s tennis team continued its most recent hot streak, having won five straight matches after a 2-0 weekend. The...

Doug Hayes tosses one-hitter, Illinois baseball takes game one of doubleheader

Illinois starting pitcher Doug Hayes delivers a pitch during game one of the team's doubleheader against Penn State on Saturday, March 26. Hayes threw the first Illini one-hitter since 2007.
March 26, 2016

Illinois baseball (10-10, 2-0 Big Ten) took advantage of multiple Penn State (9-12, 0-2) miscues Saturday behind a dominating pitching performance by Doug Hayes in game one of a doubleheader that took...

Illinois men’s gymnastics team falls to Oklahoma

March 20, 2016

Tweet: @IlliniMGym competed well, but still fell to No. 1 Oklahoma on senior nightFour years, more than 1,400 days and almost 34,000 hours. Then it’s over.Saturday was the final regular season competition before...

The case for and against the Big Ten bubble teams

Illinois' Khalid Lewis gets blocked on a layup by Wisconsin's Khalil Iverson during the game against Wisconsin at the State Farm Center on Sunday, January 31. The Illini lost 63-55.
March 1, 2016

Over the next week or two, you will undoubtably hear a lot about bubbles. As it stands now, the Big Ten is guaranteed at least five spots in the tournament. For those five teams —Indiana, Michigan...

Big Ten wrestling power rankings

Big Ten wrestling power rankings
February 18, 2016

Big Ten regular season wrestling is nearing the end.Most of the Big Ten teams are competing against non-conference opponents this weekend, with the regular season officially ending on Sunday.As of today,...

Big Ten wrestling power rankings

February 18, 2016

Big Ten regular season wrestling is nearing the end. Most of the Big Ten teams are competing against non-conference opponents this weekend, with the regular season officially ending on Sunday.As of...

Illinois and Rutgers meet again less than two weeks after 3OT circus

Illinois and Rutgers meet again less than two weeks after 3OT circus
February 15, 2016

Tweet: The 3OT game two weeks ago was entertaining, but not something Illinois wants to repeat against Rutgers, writes @aroux94Who’s ready to re-enact one of the best college basketball games of the...

Illini implode at Indiana, lose 103-69

Illini implode at Indiana, lose 103-69
January 20, 2016

Illinois did Tuesday what you absolutely can’t afford to do if you want to win at Indiana.It let the Hoosiers play downhill.The Illini were backpedaling on defense all night in their 103-69...

Big Ten student governments discuss diversity, mental health

January 20, 2016

Schools in the Big Ten conference don’t only meet in the athletic world. Over the weekend, six delegates from the Illinois Student Senate participated in a three-day Association of Big Ten Students,...

Iowa on its way to owning Big Ten in 2016

Michigan State's Eron Harris, left, is defended by Iowa's Dom Uhi during the first half at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing, Mich., on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Iowa won, 76-59. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press/TNS)
January 19, 2016

Tweet: Forget the Spartans, the Big Ten is Iowa’s to lose, writes college hoops columnist @danescalona77Football season may still be seven months away, but Iowa is making its best attempt at revenge...

?A win over Michigan would put a tumultuous nonconference further behind the Illini

?A win over Michigan would put a tumultuous nonconference further behind the Illini
December 30, 2015

The story of the 2015 nonconference season has been written, and it's one Illini basketball fans would like to leave in the past.They know all about the injuries that threatened to derail the season before...

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