Illinois Basketball: Toughest Individual Player Matchups for Projected Starters
With the college basketball season tipping off in just four short months, it is never too early to look ahead at your team's opponents for the upcoming year.
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Wisch: A Proposal For The 'Barnstorming Illini' In 2015
Come the fall of 2016, the University of Illinois men's basketball team will have a snazzy new home thanks to the State Farm Center renovations.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Alex Hill Days Until Illinois Fighting Illini Season Opener
Oct 26, 2013; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini offensive linesman Alex Hill during the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Memorial Stadium.
Rose set for summer league practices
Derrick Rose participated Tuesday night in the first session of a three-day minicamp that began at the Berto Center.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Could John Groce be receiving another contract extension from Illinois?
John Groce is in this third year at Illinois, but before the season begins he may be in for his second contract extension.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Ranking the Most Important Senior Classes in the 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Season
In bygone eras of college basketball, seniors were the superstars. The players who had endured a wait behind more experienced players to finally become starters and/or major contributors.
A 5 percent chance Illinois beats Ohio State: Buckeyes 2014 schedule breakdown No. 10
Our series breaking down the 12 Ohio State regular-season opponents for 2014 began with an nonconference, but familiar, foe in Kent State and continued with Rutgers .
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Austin Schmidt Days Until Illinois Fighting Illini Season Opener
Sep 7, 2013; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini fans during halftime against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Memorial Stadium.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Illinois Fighting Illini Football Recruiting: Miles Boykin Picks Notre Dame Over Illini
Sep 29, 2012; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini head coach Tim Beckman reacts after defensive back Earnest Thomas III was ejected from the game for a helmet to helmet hit during the second quarter against Penn State Nittany Lions at Memorial Stadium.
Ranking the Top Foreign-Born College Basketball Stars in 2014-15
The Mutt and Jeff combination pictured above are two of the better college basketball players in America, despite the fact that neither was born in America.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Tony Durkin Days Until Illinois Fighting Illini Season Opener
Apr 12, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini quarterback Aaron Bailey prepares to take a snap from Illinois Fighting Illini center Tony Durkin during the spring game at Memorial Stadium.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Wrestling champ, writer, referee weigh in on NCAA's new stalling rules
On Thursday, the NCAA.org website announced four new experimental rules intended to reduce stalling and inactivity during college wrestling matches.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Minnesota Golden Gophers 2014 opponent profile: Illinois
The Minnesota Golden Gophers finish the easiest part of their conference schedule with a trip to Champaign to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini .
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Husker Football 2014 Opponent Preview: Illinois
Apr 12, 2014; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini quarterback Aaron Bailey throws the ball during the second quarter of the spring game at Memorial Stadium.
Wisch: Bring The IHSA Basketball Tourney Back Home
It's been so long since the IHSA boys' basketbal state tournament left Champaign that when it was last held in town, the high school players in the Class of 2015 weren't even born yet.
As Detroit Pistons' Spencer Dinwiddie went, so went Colorado, Tad Boyle says
Spencer Dinwiddie checks all the Detroit Pistons' boxes on leadership, character, playmaking and ballhandling, but to grasp his on-court impact, one need only look at Colorado's results before and after his season-ending knee injury, his college coach said.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Hammer & Rails
Know Thy Opponent 2014: Illinois Fighting Illini
Purdue almost beat Illinois last season in West Lafayette. Can that lead to a real, live Big Ten victory in 2014? Purdue played in eight Big Ten football games last season, leading to 32 quarters of action.
Better Know A Gavitt Tipoff Games Opponent: Illinois
Illinois doesn't have a mascot, so here's a cheerleader running with a giant flag.
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Roy Devyn Marble of Southfield drafted 56th by Denver Nuggets
Iowa guard Devyn Marble, right, drives past Illinois guard Joseph Bertrand during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Iowa City, Iowa.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Legitimate question: can anyone explain to me the appeal of Aaron Gordon? All year he has been hyped up as a big time player that is going to do big things at the next level.