The Daily Illini

Big Ten foe edges Illini men's gymnastics

Illinois' Bobby Baker launches off the vault during the meet against Stanford at Huff Hall on Friday, March 6, 2015.The Illini lost 21-9.

By James Boyd

January 31, 2016

On the day Penn State unveiled its 2015 Big Ten Championship banner — which it earned by beating Illinois by 0.6 points at last year’s tournament — the Illini were not able to exact any revenge on the Nittany Lions, suffering another close defeat, 430.200-429.200 on Saturday.ssThe one-poi...

Illini wrestling to face No. 1 Penn State for first time in two seasons

Illinois' Isaiah Martinez attempts to press Kent State's Ian Miller to the ground during the match at Huff Hall on Sunday, February 15, 2015.The Illini won 38-0.

By Alex Wallner

January 21, 2016

Illinois wrestling’s Saturday matchup will feature the teams fourth top-10 Big Ten opponent of the season.The No. 13 Illini (10-3, 1-3) are coming off a 32-10 victory over Michigan State in East Lansing, Michigan, Sunday, while their opponent — the No. 1 Nittany Lions (10-0, 5-0) — are com...

Hill delivers in dramatic win over Penn State

Illinois' Malcolm Hill (21) looks for space while protecting the ball during the game against Penn State at State Farm Center on Jan. 31, 2015. The Illini won 60-58.

January 31, 2015

For most of the afternoon, the game between Penn State and Illinois on Saturday was sluggish and the crowd was quiet. But when Malcolm Hill drove past two Nittany Lions defenders and finished off a left-handed layup to give the Illini a 60-58 lead with four seconds remaining, the fans at State Farm ...

10 days that defined the Illinois men’s basketball season

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.

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 he could not play this season, leaving Illinois with a hole at point guard behind starter Tracy Abr...