The Daily Illini

Groce hosts recruit after Illini hoops scrimmage

Illinois' head coach John Groce instructs his team during the game against Kennesaw State at State Farm Center on Dec. 27, 2014. The Illini won 93-45.

By Alex Roux

October 27, 2015

Just when you thought you could shift your attention to this year’s Illini basketball team, head coach John Groce arranged an 11th-hour recruiting visit.My man Derek Piper over at dropped a Twitter bomb Sunday evening, reporting that former Tulane commit Kipper Nichols was on the Illinoi...

Same old, same old: Wes Lunt’s return to football

Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt during practice at Memorial Field.

By Sean Neumann

August 28, 2014

Nothing ever goes according to plan, but everything eventually falls into place. At least that’s the way it’s always seemed for Wes Lunt.  The sophomore quarterback will get his first start for Illinois in Saturday’s home opener against Youngstown State, but neither the school nor the position...