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Illinois' Sarah Hartwell nominated for community service award

Guard Sarah Hartwell puts up a shot during the game against Tennessee State at Parkland College on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Illinois won 98-43.

By Cole Henke

December 9, 2015

An Illini athlete is being honored for her off-the-court contributions to the community. Illinois basketball guard Sarah Hartwell is a nominee for the 2016 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team.This is the fourth year the award will be presented to a group of women’s college basketball student athletes wit...

Trustees to review presidential candidates Tuesday

By Daily Illini Staff Report

November 11, 2014

The Board of Trustees will meet for a daylong special meeting on Tuesday held in executive session at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare hotel to review candidates for the president of the University, as confirmed by Trustee Karen Hasara.  Hasara said she does not know how many candidates the presidential search commit...

Early turnovers doom women’ basketball team to 8th straight loss

By By: Stephen Bourbon

February 24, 2014

The Illinois women’s basketball team couldn’t snap its eight-game losing streak against Indiana, even with a career performance off the bench from forward Nia Oden. The Illini (9-18, 2-12 Big Ten) got a career-high 10 points from Oden but still lost 79-61 to the Hoosiers (18-9, 5-9 Big Ten) on Satu...

Illini women’s basketball’s Hartwell benched

February 11, 2014

When Illinois women’s basketball coach Matt Bollant said he’d consider re-managing his team’s minutes after a 77-58 home loss against Indiana on Feb. 2, he meant it. In the previous two games, Bollant gave big opportunities to a plethora of players with little experience, specifically freshmen Ta...

No. 19 Purdue keeps Illini at arm’s length

Illinois’ Jacqui Grant shoots the ball against Purdue at State Farm Center in Champaign.on Monday. Grant had 22 points and seven rebounds.

By By: Stephen Bourbon

January 28, 2014

A return home was not so sweet after all for the Illinois women’s basketball team. After three consecutive road games, Illinois (9-11, 2-5 Big Ten) returned home to an 80-68 loss against No. 19 Purdue (15-5, 5-3). The Illini never led but kept within striking distance throughout the game, although ...

Illini women’s basketball returns home to face No. 22 Purdue

Illinois’ Ivory Crawford dribbles against Nebraska at State Farm Center on Jan. 12. The Illini lost 75-56 and are 0-3 at home in Big Ten play.

January 27, 2014

After a 12-day road trip, it’s finally home, sweet home for the Illinois women’s basketball team. The Illini (9-10, 2-4 Big Ten) started conference play losing three consecutive home games but bounced back during their longest road stretch of the year, going 2-1, beating Northwestern and Michigan ...

Illini women’s basketball’s Crawford stepping up

Illinois’ Ivory Crawford shoots from the 3-point line during a game against Nebraska at State Farm Center on Jan. 12. The Illini lost 75-56.

January 22, 2014

There haven’t been many bright spots during the Illinois women’s basketball’s first five games of the conference schedule, other than the play of guard Ivory Crawford. The junior has been on an offensive tear in January, averaging 20.3 points per game for the month. Crawford has led the team i...

Illini drop third in four games to Georgia Tech

By By: Stephen Bourbon

December 5, 2013

After cold shooting correlated to losing two of three games in the Cancun Challenge, it was the defense that faltered for the Illinois women’s basketball team on Wednesday at Georgia Tech. The Illini (5-4) dropped the contest 93-69 and has lost three of the past four games after jumping out to a 4-1 st...

Illini women’s basketball, Hartwell, set to face Georgia Tech

December 4, 2013

Just two years ago, point-guard Sarah Hartwell called Georgia Tech’s McCamish Pavilion home. Now, she will be just another visitor Wednesday night when the Illini (5-3) take on the Yellow Jackets (4-2) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. “I’m excited to go back and play against former friends and teammat...

Defense helps Illini overcome poor shooting in win over Salukis

November 22, 2013

It wasn’t pretty, but the Illinois women’s basketball team got it’s fourth win of the season Thursday night, beating Southern Illinois 78-43 The Illini hit season-lows in field goal percentage (39.2), 3-point percentage (22.2), 3-pointers made (four), free throw percentage (66.7) and points. The...

Newcomers stepping up for Illini women’s basketball

Illinois' Amber Moore dribbles the ball during the game against Alcorn State at State Farm Center on Sunday. 

November 19, 2013

When team leaders Karisma Penn and Adrienne GodBold graduated at the end of last season, nobody, not even head coach Matt Bollant, knew who would step in and replicate their production. Now, the answer is becoming clearer. Freshmen forwards Jacqui Grant and Sarah Livingston have stepped up and contribut...

Illini women’s basketball takes second game in three days

Illinois guard Sarah Hartwell (0) shoots the ball during the game against Valparaiso at State Farm Center in Champaign, Il. on Tues, Nov. 12, 2013.

By By: Stephen Bourbon

November 14, 2013

The Illinois women’s basketball team will get limited rest after earning its first victory of the season Tuesday night against Valparaiso. The Illini are back on the hard court Thursday night when they host Mississippi Valley State at State Farm Center at 7 p.m. In the Illini’s home debut, it wa...

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