August 27 Sports Brief

Women’s basketball adds graduate student

Thursday Illinois women’s basketball head coach Matt Bollant announced the addition of Ariel Davis to his team. Davis last played with the Illini in the 2012-2013 season, when she was a sophomore and was a member of the team’s practice squad as a freshman.

Davis is a graduate student, a Danville native and a graduate of Danville High School.

Football tryouts

Tim Beckman and the Illinois coaching staff will be holding a meeting for walk-on tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 2. The tryouts will begin Thursday, Sept. 10.