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Illinois completes undefeated weekend against Indiana and Purdue

By Tim Griffin April 10, 2016

#Illini register another undefeated weekendThe Illinois women’s tennis team continued its hot streak over the weekend.The Illini registered an undefeated weekend after defeating both Indiana and...

Illinois' Malcolm Hill drives to the basket around Purdue's Rapheal Davis in the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament. The Illini lost 89-59. 

Purdue learned from past mistakes and crushed Illinois in the BTT quarterfinal

By Alex Roux March 12, 2016

Tweet: Illinois’ season ends in BTT in a blowout quarterfinal loss to PurdueIllinois couldn’t afford to come out sluggish in the quarterfinal of the Big Ten Tournament Friday, but they took the floor...

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.

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

By Peter Bailey-Wells 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...

Business partners Blake Kolker (left) and Brad Niemeier (right) will open a new Azzip Pizza location in Campustown in August.

Azzip Pizza to provide new dining experience on campus

By Atoosa Sayeh May 25, 2015

Azzip Pizza will open its doors in Campustown this August and will provide customers with fast, casual pizza. The new location will be at 505 E. Green St., the former location of Jersey Mike’s Subs.Brad...

Illinois women’s track and field finishes regular season

By Zoe Kaler May 10, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team wrapped up its regular season Saturday in West Lafayette, Indiana, at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational, hosted by Purdue.ssThe Illini picked up seven event titles...

Illinois’ pole vaulter Jennifer DeBellis attempts to clear the bar during the Illinois Twilight invite at The Illinois Track and Soccer Stadium on April 18. 

Illini women’s track and field heads to Rankin/Poehlein Invitational

By Zoe Kaler April 30, 2015

The Illinois women’s track and field team was originally scheduled to compete at the Bill Hayes Invite in Bloomington, Indiana, this weekend, but due to the possibility of the invite not having enough...

Illinois' Ivory Crawford goes for a layup after making a steal during the game against Virginia at the State Farm Center on Dec. 3. The Illini are currently on a five-game losing streak.

Slow starts hurt Illinois women’s basketball

By Joey Figueroa January 28, 2015

It hasn’t been a matter of finishing for the Illinois women’s basketball team, it has been a matter of starting. It’s easy to point at senior guard Ivory Crawford’s absence as the reason for the...

Illinois' Malcolm Hill attempts to defend Indiana's James Blackmon, Jr., during the game against Indiana at State Farm Center on Sunday. The Illini lost 80-74.

Illini looking to turn the tide in Purdue series

January 21, 2015

Sunday’s basketball game between Illinois and Indiana featured long stretches of exciting basketball, with free-flowing offenses and not much quality defense. Expect Wednesday’s matchup between Purdue...

Big Ten Roundup

By Complied Sam Sherman January 20, 2015

Illinois Head Coach: John Groce Record: 12-7, 2-4 Big Ten Analysis: Expectations were high for the Illini coming into the season in what seemed to be a crowded middle of the conference. Well into the season,...

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.

Rice’s injury pushes Illinois into uncharted waters against Maryland

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...

The Illinois women's cross country team starts strong at the Illini Open 2014 at the Arborteum on Oct. 25.

Illini win seven-team Illini Open

By Alex Wallner October 27, 2014

Another meet in the books and another win were just what the Illinois women’s cross-country team planned on. Illinois won the Illini Open on Friday over Bradley, Northwestern, Butler, Loyola, Purdue...

Homecoming Tailgates provide a sense of community for fans

October 20, 2014

Tailgate parties have been a major part of college football tradition for nearly 145 years. According to the American Tailgater Association, tailgating has existed, in some form, since the first football...

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