The Daily Illini

Illinois using breaks in tournaments to learn courses

By Ryan Wilson

September 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s golf team had only two days to practice for its debut at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Challenge in Knoxville, Tennessee, last week. The team competed against three teams ranked in Golfweek’s top-30, including the host, Tennessee, who was ranked ninth in the nation going into...

Illinois men’s basketball hits the road vs. UNLV

Illinois' Jon Ekey (33) goes up for a put-back dunk during the game against Chicago State at State Farm Center, on Friday, Nov. 23, 2013. The Illini won 77-53.

By Johnathan Hettinger

November 26, 2013

The season only gets tougher from here for the Illinois men’s basketball team. After starting 5-0, the Illini will leave the friendly confines of State Farm Center for three of its next four games, kicking off the stretch with a trip to Las Vegas to play UNLV on Tuesday. For a team with seven play...