The Daily Illini

Second-half turnovers sink Illinois Basketball at Ohio State

Ohio State's Jae'Sean Tate (1) and Illinois' Ahmad Starks battle for a lose ball during the first half at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2014. The host Buckeyes won, 77-61.

January 4, 2015

You could sense it coming.  Illinois (10-5 overall, 0-2 Big Ten) clung to a narrow lead for most of the first 25 minutes of Saturday’s 77-61 loss to No. 20 Ohio State (12-3, 1-1), but once the Buckeyes turned up the heat defensively, the Illini melted.  Effective 3-point shooting sparked Illinoi...

Illinois basketball travels to Boston for 1st round of NIT

March 19, 2014

If Illinois basketball fans need to know anything about the Boston Terriers, it’s that they shoot a lot of threes and share the ball well. The team isn’t a household name in college basketball, but John Groce and his team have been doing their homework. The Illini (19-14, 7-11 Big Ten) will travel t...

Illinois women’s tennis seeing double

By Thomas Donley

March 1, 2014

For the Illinois women’s tennis team this spring, the formula for success has been pretty straightforward: Win the doubles point, win the match; lose the doubles point, lose the match. While the situation may not be quite that simple, the importance of doubles cannot be understated. The Illini are...

Illinois men’s gymnastics face No. 3 Ohio State team at home

By Kieran Hampl

January 23, 2014

The Illinois men’s gymnastics team came into this season hoping to rebound and return to the national championship after a subpar season that concluded with a last-place finish in the NCAA tournament. They started the season with a victory against Illinois-Chicago and then a second-place finish in ...