The Daily Illini

Coleman-Lands saves Illini from calamity at the buzzer

By Alex Roux

November 24, 2015

Illinois was teetering on the brink of calamity Monday at Prairie Capital Convention Center.Chicago State, listed as one of the worst of 351 Division I basketball teams by Ken Pomeroy’s ranking system and picked to finish last in the Western Athletic Conference, led Illinois 79-77 with 40 seconds left ...

Chattanooga loss pushes Illinois to worst start in 50 years

By Alex Roux

November 23, 2015

Tweet: A loss to Chattanooga Saturday night cements the Illini’s worst start to a season since 1965, writes @aroux94The looks on their faces said it all.As Illinois basketball players trudged to the Prairie Capital Convention Center locker room following a 81-77 loss to Chattanooga Saturday night, t...

Illini can’t afford to pile up too many losses as Chattanooga visits Springfield

By Alex Roux

November 21, 2015

It seemed like a good idea in theory.Illinois basketball has generally played weak opponents in early season games during John Groce’s tenure, but the 2015-16 schedule took the toughness up a notch. The Illini are the only team in the country to have faced three straight teams coming off NCAA tourname...

No Comment wins ICCA Midwest Quarterfinal

No Comment performs at the Midwest Quarterfinal of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella competition, which the group won, on Jan. 24.

By Stephanie Kim

February 3, 2015

Members of No Comment have had a note-worthy January.  From performing in a room of seasoned politicians and professionals at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield on Jan. 12 to winning the Midwest Quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella just 12 days later...

Illini basketball to temporarily relocate to Springfield in 2015

October 30, 2014

The Illinois men's basketball team announced Thursday afternoon it will play five home games in Springfield in 2015-16. Illinois will host games at Prairie Capital Convention Center in November 2015. The team will play an exhibition game on Nov. 8 and then open the season on Nov. 13. The team will a...

Illini tie for 2nd in Windy City Invite; Eggleston repeats as Big Ten Freshman of the Week

By Kieran Hampl

January 22, 2014

The No. 7 Illinois men’s gymnastics team traveled to Chicago for the second straight weekend, this time to compete in the 44th annual Windy City Invitational along with some of the best teams in the Midwest. With a score of 436.050, the Illini tied for second with No. 4 Ohio State and finished only 1.45 points...