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Illini baseball face in-state opponent Tuesday

Illinois starting pitcher Cole Bellair delivers the pitch during game three of the series against Penn State on Saturday, March 26. The freshman pitched 8 innings and only giving up one run on six hits in the Illini's 5-3 loss.
April 11, 2016

Tweet: [email protected] freshman Cole Bellair is still adjusting to life as a starter. Last season, the prospect of the Illinois baseball team going up against Illinois State’s pitcher Jacob Hendren would...

Illinois baseball takes on Eastern Illinois at Illinois Field

Illinois’ Jason Goldstein hits a solo home run to left field  during game one of the team's doubleheader against Penn State at Illini Field on Saturday, March 26. The Illini won game one 6-1 and lost game two 5-3.
April 4, 2016

Quinten Sefcik will make his first career start for @IlliniBaseball against Eastern Illinois Tuesday #IlliniThe Eastern Illinois baseball team will make the trip up I-57 to take on Illinois' baseball team...

Illini women's tennis goes 2-0 in Big Ten matchups

April 3, 2016

tweet: #Illini go 2-0 over the weekend against Big Ten opponentsThe Illinois women’s tennis team continued its most recent hot streak, having won five straight matches after a 2-0 weekend. The...

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

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).
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,...

Illini wrestling finish strong to earn second conference win of the season

February 3, 2016

Tweet: “Nebraska has beaten us the last three years and we owe them one.” – Steven RodrigeusSince joining the Big Ten in 2011, the Illinois wrestling team has faced Nebraska three times — the...

A win in Iowa puts Cubit in the driver's seat

Illinois coaches Mike Ward (left), Tim Banks (center) and Bill Cubit converse on the field during Saturday's game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium. Illinois won 14-13.
October 7, 2015

Illinois football’s win over Nebraska was a long time coming.Illini nation endured a lot under Tim Beckman, the least of which was Big Ten mediocrity. But the Illini are undefeated in Big Ten play since...

Grading Illinois football after its win over Nebraska

Chunky Clements drags down Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. during Illinois' 14-13 win over Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Oct. 3.
October 4, 2015

Editor's note: Starting this week, The Daily Illini football staff will be giving out grades following the Illinois football game each week. The staff will be grading offense, defense, special...

Illini women’s basketball can’t finish off upset against No. 15 Nebraska

January 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s basketball team came in on a five-game losing streak Thursday, missing senior leader Ivory Crawford and on the road in one of the rowdiest crowds in the Big Ten. So calling Illinois’...

Illinois women’s basketball looks to end five game skid at Nebraska

January 29, 2015

Riding a five-game losing streak and still without its leading scorer, Ivory Crawford, the last thing Illinois women’s basketball needs is a road game against a top-15 team in the nation. Unfortunately,...

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...

Rice’s injury pushes Illinois into uncharted waters against Maryland

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.
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 women’s gymnastics takes fourth place at Big Ten championships

March 23, 2014

No matter what the outcome would end up being, the Illinois women's gymnastics team was making history just by being in the evening session of the Big Ten championships. It was the first time the program...

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