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Illinois' Lizzy LeDuc lifts off the vault during the State of Illinois Classic at Huff Hall on Saturday, March 5, 2015. The Illini claimed victory for the ninth consecutive year with a total of 195.425 over Northern Illinois (194.225), UIC(192.625) and Illinois State (191.500).

Illinois women’s gymnastics compete in first session of Big Ten Championships

By Tyler Fedak March 16, 2016

The Big Five Meet last weekend in Columbus, Ohio, prepped the Illinois women’s gymnastics team to take on the real deal— the Big Ten Championships.Last weekend, Illinois went up against Nebraska,...

Illinois' Malcolm Hill shoots a layup over Wisconsin's Ethan Happ during the game against Wisconsin at the State Farm Center on Sunday, January 31. The Illini lost 63-55.

Big Ten basketball power rankings: Feb. 15

By The Daily Illini Basketball Staff February 15, 2016

1. MarylandThe Terps boast five starters averaging double figures. Melo Trimble, Diamond Stone and Robert Carter Jr. lead the way for the best Maryland squad since 20022. IowaMany would argue for Iowa...

Big Ten student governments discuss diversity, mental health

By Samantha Jones Toal 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,...

Illini wrestling ends skid against Michigan State in East Lansing

By Alex Wallner January 18, 2016

Coming off a loss in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Friday night, the No. 13-ranked Illinois wrestling team turned around to face Michigan State in East Lansing, Michigan on Sunday to conclude its three match...

Michigan State running back LJ Scott (3) dives in for a touchdown during the fourth quarter against Iowa in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. The Spartans won, 16-13. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press/TNS)

Spartans drive and reach toward playoff, setting up Big Ten-SEC showdown with Crimson Tide

By Dan Escalona December 8, 2015

Michigan State and Iowa were preparing for a fourth-and-goal situation with a College Football Playoff spot at stake. However, before that could occur, LJ Scott reached across the goal line, driving the...

Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook runs for a first down against Indiana during the first half on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, Mich. (Kirthmon F. Dozier/Detroit Free Press/TNS)

Spartans’ defeat should serve as a warning to playoff contenders

By Dan Escalona November 10, 2015

Michigan State’s run of luck — and now its chance of playoff — was cruelly extinguished Saturday in Nebraska.No longer the beneficiary of the good luck that had befallen them against Michigan,...

Michigan State's Lourawls Nairn Jr. drives by Illinois' Ahmad Starks for a score in the first half on Saturday at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. The Illini won, 59-54. 

Illinois captures 59-54 win at Michigan State

February 7, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Even during the flow of the game, where players sometimes lose track of details, Illinois guard Malcolm Hill noticed something amiss with Michigan State's free-throw shooting.  "There...

Illini basketball heads to Michigan State

February 6, 2015

Malcolm Hill fondly remembers the last time the Illinois men’s basketball team was in East Lansing, Mich. Hill recalled enjoying the arena and the energy of the opposing fans. Most importantly, he remembered...

Northwestern game enters “must-win” territory

Northwestern game enters “must-win” territory

January 14, 2015

Assuming Illinois is on the wrong side of the NCAA tournament bubble, no game is truly a “must-win” until a champion is crowned in March at the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago.  But Wednesday night’s...

Illinois women’s cross-country prepares for the Bradley Invite

October 17, 2014

With the Big Ten championships looming, the Illinois women’s cross-country team is racking up much-needed experience The Illini have two meets before the conference championship begins, with the first...

With renovations to State Farm Center still ongoing, the Illinois men’s basketball team will host the first-ever #ILLINIALLIN event. The event will take place at the Ubben Basketball Practice Facility on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1-3:30 p.m. and will consist of an exclusive scrimmage only open to a select few Illini fans.

10 days that defined the Illinois men’s basketball season

May 14, 2014

Oct. 1 — Transfer Ahmad Starks denied waiver by the NCAA to play the 2013-14 season. The guard from Oregon State who transferred to Illinois to be closer to his grandmother was told by the NCAA that...

Illinois' Farris Gosea hits the ball during the match against No. 8 Texas at Atkins Tennis Center on Feb. 9. The Illini won 4-3.

Illinois men’s tennis completes perfect weekend at home

April 7, 2014

The No. 11 Illinois men’s tennis team finally returned home to the Atkins Tennis Center this weekend after a stretch of six straight road matches. Home matches have meant one thing all season for this...

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