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Illinois head coach Matt Buchi talks to his team during a time out in the game against Arizona State University at the Activities and Recreation Center on February 13. The Illini won 69-43.

Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team ready to make a run at nationals

By Thomas Polcyn March 9, 2016

Tweet- [email protected] men prepared to chase ultimate goal of national championshipSince the start of its season, the Illinois men’s wheelchair basketball team considered winning the national...

The Illini men's basketball team poses with Braggin' Rights trophy after beating Missouri 62-59 in last season's edition of the rivalry game.

Even in down years, Braggin’ Rights remain sacred

By Alex Roux December 23, 2015

Tweet: Even in a down year for both teams, Braggin’ Rights remain sacred for Illini/MizzouWhen a season goes as it has so far for Illinois basketball, it can become harder to find games on the schedule...

UI students push for change on campus

By Marijo Enderle December 9, 2015

By Marijo EnderleAssistant news editorThe creation of an “Illini White Student Union” Facebook page — created on Nov. 18 — gained national attention and sparked responses and new initiatives from...

Students advocate for racial equality at a rally on the Main Quad on Nov. 18.

UI students at solidarity event push for 'revolution'

By Charlotte Collins November 19, 2015

Students congregated on the Main Quad Wednesday at noon for the black student solidarity rally, which was organized through social media, networking and word-of-mouth throughout the week.lbThe event did...

Apps could help ease violence in schools

By Lilly Mashayek November 17, 2015

Researchers are now looking to apps as a means to develop safer environments within high school communities.Project Student Opportunities for After-School Resources (SOAR) will be looking at ways to improve...

U of I Students gather on the main quad to share personal and anonymous experiences with racial discrimination on campus for the Vigil.

Interim Chancellor Wilson responds to vigil held to discuss racism and discrimination

By MaryCate Most November 17, 2015

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson released a statement Monday in response to the vigil held by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and a number of other student organizations on the Main Quad on Thursday.The vigil...

University of Missouri Police Department apprehend suspect in Yik Yak threats

By Abigale Svoboda November 11, 2015

The University of Missouri Police Department apprehended a suspect early Wednesday morning in a string of Yik Yak threats made against students at the school’s Columbia campus, according to a  press...

University of Missouri president resigns following student demand

By Abigale Svoboda November 9, 2015

The University of Missouri system president, Tim Wolfe, resigned Monday, following outcry over his handling of racist and bias incidents on the Columbia campus.Wolfe announced his decision to resign at...

Rice turns frustration to elation for Illini fans

Rice turns frustration to elation for Illini fans

December 21, 2014

ST. LOUIS — As Saturday’s Braggin’ Rights game in St. Louis between Missouri and Illinois ticked down to its final minutes, Illinois fans were frustrated. Frustrated that the Illini were letting...

Missouri's Johnathan Williams III reaches for a loose ball against Illinois' Kendrick Nunn and Jon Ekey in the second half of the 2013 Braggin' Rights game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Illinois won last year's eidtion, 65-64. The teams will meet again Saturday.

Braggin’ Rights game will be special, as always

December 20, 2014

As Illinois head coach John Groce has said, when it comes to the Braggin’ Rights game, you can throw the teams’ records out the window.  Illinois enters the annual contest at 8-3, while Missouri sits...

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...

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...

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