Illinois Fighting Illini
Oct 30, 2014, 11:53 PM EDT
Quick action by construction workers ensured that it was declared ready for play two days after being flooded.
Oct 28, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT
The University of Illinois opens the 2014-2015 season against Georgia Southern on Nov. 14.
Oct 27, 2014, 12:30 AM EDT
Hill averaged 4.4 points per game last season, and his progression will be key for the Fighting Illini in 2014-15.
Oct 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
Here are 24 players that will make an impact after changing schools this offseason.
Oct 11, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
With Tracy Abrams sidelined for the season, Illinois will need Ahmad Starks to step forward as both a shooter and a distributor.
Oct 5, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT
The Emerald Coast Classic has some strong teams coming in for year two.
Oct 3, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
The 6-foot-9 power forward is ranked as the nation’s No. 14 overall recruit.
Oct 2, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT
The Illini came back from 15 down in the final four minutes to win in overtime.
Sep 27, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT
The elite power forward has already set up visits to Kansas and Kentucky.
Sep 25, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT
Jawun Evans is currently visiting Oklahoma State, and he visited Illinois last weekend.
Sep 23, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT
Illinois now has three commitments in the Class of 2015, and there’s still a five-star point guard on the board that they’re pursuing.
Sep 19, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT
News and notes from around the world of college basketball recruiting.
Sep 14, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT
A summer mixtape of 2015 point guard Jawun Evans.
Sep 11, 2014, 4:39 PM EDT
Tracy Abrams will redshirt and return for his fifth year in 2015-16.
Sep 8, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT
One of the nation’s best point guards will be off-the-board on Wednesday.
Sep 1, 2014, 5:28 PM EDT
A five-star 2015 forward cut his list to five schools on Monday.
Aug 29, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT
Dee Brown, a member of Illinois’ national runner-up team in 2005, would love to see Brunson in an Illinois uniform.
Aug 23, 2014, 6:29 PM EDT
Groce’s pitch wouldn’t land him a professional contract, but it was a respectable effort.
Aug 18, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT
This week’s CBT Recruiting Roundup features some thoughts on Noah Dickerson to Florida and a couple of 2015 guards cutting school lists.
Aug 15, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
Elijah Thomas recently cut his list to six.
Aug 9, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT
The point guard is a top-15 recruit in the Class of 2015.
Jul 24, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT
Groce is under .500 in Big Ten play in his two seasons at Illinois.
Jul 8, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT
John Groce was awarded a three-year extension last year.
Jun 23, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT
Illinois head coach John Groce jumped into a raft filled with ice water as part of offseason Navy SEAL training.
Jun 14, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT
A spring trip to China was a productive one for Aaron Cosby, who’s looking to be a key contributor for Illinois in his first season after transferring in from Seton Hall.
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