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Illinois' Malcolm Hill dribbles around Indiana's OG Anunoby during the game against Indiana at the State Farm Center on February 25. The Illini lost 74-47.

Illinois hoops gets another shot at Maryland upset

By Eli Schwadron March 3, 2016

On Jan. 7, 2015, swingman Malcolm Hill dropped 28 points en route to a 64-57 win over heavy favorite and then-No.11 Terrapins.chWith leading scorer Rayvonte Rice out due to a broken hand, Hill, a sophomore...

Michigan State's Denzel Valentine celebrates after a 74-65 win against Maryland on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press/TNS)

The futility of doubting Michigan State

By Dan Escalona January 26, 2016

Tweet: With help from neon, lime green uniforms, Michigan State back on trackMaybe it was the neon green uniforms, but Michigan State was powered by a strange, new energy source Saturday against Maryland....

Martinez, Richards, Rodrigues shine as No. 12 Illini wrestling sweeps Sunday afternoon.

By Alex Wallner November 30, 2015

By Alex WallnerStaff WriterThe No. 12-ranked Illinois wrestling team dominated a pair of matches at Madison Square Garden on Sunday and defeated Princeton at the New York Athletic Club to wrap up a successful...

No. 7 Illini volleyball commits 28 errors, falls to No. 19 Wisconsin in four sets

By Eli Schwadron October 1, 2015

Redshirt junior Romana Kriskova transferred from Virginia Commonwealth to Wisconsin in 2013.Shortly after arriving in Madison, Wisconsin, Kriskova was hit by a car while riding her bicycle on campus —...

Fighting more than fires

Fighting more than fires

By Brittney Nadler April 1, 2015

Former St. Joseph Fire Chief Rusty Chism began to notice shortness of breath in the summer of 2013. He thought it may have been related to his heart, but his doctor said it was working fine. They were,...

Big Ten Roundup

By Complied Sam Sherman January 20, 2015

Illinois Head Coach: John Groce Record: 12-7, 2-4 Big Ten Analysis: Expectations were high for the Illini coming into the season in what seemed to be a crowded middle of the conference. Well into the season,...

Illini looking to continue home-court perfection against Hoosiers

Illini looking to continue home-court perfection against Hoosiers

January 18, 2015

It’s been an inconsistent season so far for Illinois hoops, but John Groce’s squad has definitely been reliable in one aspect. They’ve consistently won on their home court. The Illini (12-6, 2-3...

Illinois must maintain high level of intensity against Nebraska

Illinois must maintain high level of intensity against Nebraska

January 11, 2015

Sustainability.  It’s a trendy word in environmental circles, but the subject of sustainability can be applied to the trajectory of this Illinois basketball season as well.  As Illinois’ impressive...

Illinois upsets No. 11 Maryland behind inspired, intense play

Illinois upsets No. 11 Maryland behind inspired, intense play

January 8, 2015

In one play, Illinois senior center Nnanna Egwu personified the toughness and grit his team showed all game in a 64-57 win over No. 11 Maryland on Wednesday night at State Farm Center. It came when the...

Illinois' Rayvonte Rice readies himself for a set of technical free throws during the game against Oregon at United Center in Chicago on Dec. 13. Rice is expected to miss significant time due to fracture of his non-shooting hand.

Rice’s injury pushes Illinois into uncharted waters against Maryland

January 7, 2015

Wednesday’s game between Illinois and No. 11 Maryland certainly has intrigue surrounding it, but not the kind Illini fans hoped for. It will be the first game in a season and a half that Illinois will...

Illinois gives another game away in loss to Michigan

Illinois gives another game away in loss to Michigan

December 31, 2014

By now, Illinois fans should be conditioned to expect the worst.  Why would any Illini basketball fan feel comfortable up 13 in the second half against Michigan? Why should they? For the fourth time this...

The Illini men's basketball team is introduced before the game against Oregon at United Center in Chicago on Saturday. The Illini have plenty of issues to address if they want to compete in Big Ten play, but the remaining nonconference matchups don't offer much chance for a resume-building win. 

Illini basketball fans might as well be patient — for now

December 17, 2014

We’re 10 games into the season, and Illini fans have more questions than answers in regards to what John Groce’s Illinois basketball team is capable of this year.  Following Saturday’s loss to...

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