Illinois Fighting Illini
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.
Jun 14, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT
Baylor, Memphis and Stephen F. Austin among the eight participants.
Jun 2, 2014, 1:48 PM EDT
Illinois replaces Maryland as Villanova’s opponent.
May 31, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT
After being suspended for the entire 2014-15 season by Illinois, Darius Paul is headed to a junior college.
May 27, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
According to a report the four teams playing in the Las Vegas Invitational have been revealed.
May 15, 2014, 9:40 AM EDT
Wisconsin is the clear favorite in the Big Ten after making the 2014 Final Four and losing only one starter.
May 14, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT
Darius Paul pleaded guilty to underage drinking, and the case also provided insight as to what led to his season-long suspension.
May 13, 2014, 6:03 PM EDT
Illinois announced that forward Darius Paul will be suspended for the entire 2014-15 season.
May 3, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT
Point guard Jalen Brunson, one of the best players in the 2015 class, announced his final eight schools on Saturday via his Twitter account.
Apr 22, 2014, 1:18 PM EDT
Darius is the younger brother of former Illini guard Brandon Paul.
Mar 13, 2014, 2:19 PM EDT
Tracy Abrams scored a season-high 25 points to lead No. 9 seed Illinois past No. 8 seed Indiana, 64-54, on Thursday in the opening game of the Big Ten Tournament.
Jan 26, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT
During non-conference play Illinois had the look of a team capable of returning to the NCAA tournament despite the graduation of Tyler Griffey, Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson. Drake transfer Rayvonte Rice took over the role of primary scoring option, with players such as Tracy Abrams and Joseph Bertrand being productive options as well. But…
- Florida State gets commitment from 7-foot-4 2015 center 0
- CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Nebraska invades Chicago, Wake Forest lands big recruit, Wisconsin gets another system fit 0
- Four-star forward becomes Nebraska’s third 2015 commitment 0
- Wake Forest lands four-star point guard in Class of 2015 0
- CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Boston College, Illinois, LSU have big visitors 0
- Kentucky’s John Calipari offers his thoughts on USA Basketball critiques 0
- Coach K responds to USA Basketball criticism during press conference 2
- Jim Boeheim calls Yahoo’s Coach K story ‘completely off-base’ (8)
- Jalen Rose believes Chris Webber should apologize for what happened at Michigan (5)
- Bo Ryan hits golf balls into Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium (PHOTO) (4)
- Watch Kentucky fans sprinting to line up for Big Blue Madness tickets (VIDEO) (2)
- Coach K responds to USA Basketball criticism during press conference (2)