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Illini baseball adds balanced 2019 class

Illinois baseball coach Dan Hartleb breaks down the overall strengths of his 2019 recruiting class.

2018-19 prep basketball schedules and results

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DATE        OPPONENT            TIME/RESULT    RECORD
Nov. 20    Hilltopper Tournament*    TBA
Nov. 21    Hilltopper Tournament*    TBA

Parkland volleyball's Hastings receives Hall of Fame nod

CHAMPAIGN — Parkland volleyball has experienced tremendous success under coach Cliff Hastings.

Now, Hastings will be recognized for his work on the court. The veteran Parkland coach will be inducted into the NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame today, the league's governing body announced on Tuesday.

Asmussen | At long last, Illini baseball gets well-deserved new facility

Finally.

Dan Hartleb is too nice to say it. But I will.

Thanks to a generous donation from the Atkins family, Hartleb's Illinois baseball program is FINALLY moving to the top of the Big Ten when it comes to facilities.

Injury forces Illini women's basketball to rely on by-committee approach

CHAMPAIGN — For Nancy Fahey, there were a few encouraging signs from a season-opening victory for the Illinois women's basketball team.

Specifically the Illini's "second-half punch."

Fahey brought it up a few times in the postgame press conference after Illinois snapped an 18-game losing streak in beating Alabama A&M 88-60.

Fresh off another big win, Illini volleyball refocuses ahead of road swing

CHAMPAIGN — Ashlyn Fleming figures it was about midday Sunday when the buzz of Saturday's top-10 win against Penn State turned into focus for today's rematch with Northwestern in Evanston. The rest and recovery Sunday was for a purpose.

Underwood 'disappointed defensively' in loss

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's 88-80 loss to Georgetown in the Gavitt Tipoff Games on Tuesday night at State Farm Center.

No Frazier, no win for young Illini

CHAMPAIGN — Someone was going to have to take on a bigger role Tuesday night for Illinois.

No Trent Frazier changes the dynamic for the Illini, and with the sophomore guard sidelined because of a concussion suffered in Monday's practice, the Illini had to turn to someone else.

Notes: 'All of it's contagious'

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois' chances for an early signing period addition seemed slim.

Until Tuesday night.

That's when the Illini got an 11th hour commitment from four-star forward Antwan January — their first in the 2019 class.

Illini Basketball Report Card: vs. Georgetown, Nov. 13, 2018

Player of the game: Georgetown guard James Akinjo

The battle of the standout freshmen point guards tipped in Akinjo’s favor over Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu — despite the latter scoring a game-high 25 points. Akinjo put up 19 points of his own but added seven assists and three rebounds.

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