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Illini land receiver

Three-star recruit says "Yes"

Illini land receiver
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DiLauro's path to the draft

DiLauro's path to the draft

Since January, the 23-year-old former Illinois offensive lineman has given The News-Gazette a weekly look into his journey to reach the NFL

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Sunday Special: Illini baseball losing ground in facilities, nationally and within Big Ten

Sunday Special: Illini baseball losing ground in facilities, nationally and within Big Ten

When it was built, Illinois Field was the crown jewel of the Big Ten, but nowadays, the Illini are lagging ‘near the bottom’ in the stadium arms race

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It's just the beginning for Da'Monte Williams

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Sixteen months removed from tearing his left ACL, rising sophomore guard just scratching the surface of his talent at Illinois. 

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Thu, 04/26/2018 - 6:01pm

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Thu, 04/26/2018 - 3:39pm

Could the Illini play in London?

Could the Illini play in London?

Maybe, but a prominent University of Illinois graduate is about to buy Wembley Stadium


Wed, 04/25/2018 - 3:31pm

Michael Finke picks Grand Canyon

Michael Finke picks Grand Canyon

Antelopes' roster will boast half the Finke siblings in 2018-19


Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:00am

Ex-Illini Foster waiting on his NFL chance

Ex-Illini Foster waiting on his NFL chance

The former Illinois running back won't be anywhere near a television for tonight's first round. Instead, he will be in his hometown Peoria, watching comedian Kevin Hart perform at the Civic Center. It's part of Hart's "Irresponsible Tour."


Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:46am

Illinois offers two more prospects

Illinois offers two more prospects

Latest targets are 2019 four-star wing and 2020 four-star guard


Wed, 04/25/2018 - 7:31pm

Lovie, Illini land Chicago recruit

Lovie, Illini land Chicago recruit

Thompson is fourth Class of 2019 prospect to choose Illinois


Thu, 04/26/2018 - 7:00am

Bob Asmussen's 2018 NFL mock draft

Staff writer Bob Asmussen takes a stab at his first-round mock selections before tonight's action starts at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas:


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    2017 Football Schedule

    Sep. 2 Illinois vs. Ball State W 24 - 21
    Sep. 9 Illinois vs. Western Kentucky W 20 - 7
    Sep. 15 Illinois at South Florida L 23 - 47
    Sep. 29 Illinois vs Nebraska L 6 - 28
    Oct. 7 Illinois at Iowa L 16 - 45
    Oct. 14 Illinois vs Rutgers L 24 - 35
    Oct. 21 Illinois at Minnesota L 17 - 24
    Oct. 28 Illinois vs Wisconsin L 10 - 24
    Nov. 4 Illinois at Purdue L 10 - 29
    Nov. 11 Illinois vs. Indiana L 14 - 24
    Nov. 18 Illinois at Ohio State L 14 - 52
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs Northwestern L 7 - 42

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Southern - W 102 - 55
    Nov. 12 Illinois vs. Tennessee-Martin W 77 - 74
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. DePaul - W 82 - 73
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Marshall - W 91 - 74
    Nov. 22 Illinois vs. Augustana - W 96 - 62
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. North Carolina Central - W 86 - 73
    Nov. 28 Illinois at Wake Forest - L 73 - 86
    Dec. 1 Illinois at Northwestern - L 68 - 72
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. Maryland - L 91 - 92
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. Austin Peay - W 64 - 57
    Dec. 9 Illinois at UNLV - L 82 - 89
    Dec. 13 Illinois vs. Longwood - W 92 - 45
    Dec. 16 Illinois vs. New Mexico State L 69 - 74
    Dec. 23 Illinois vs. Missouri (at St. Louis) - W 70 -64
    Dec. 30 Illinois vs. Grand Canyon - W 62 - 58
    Jan. 3 Illinois at Minnesota - L 67 - 77
    Jan. 6 Illinois at Michigan - L 69 - 79
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Iowa -  L 97 - 104
    Jan. 15 Illinois at Nebraska - L 63 - 64
    Jan. 19 Illinois at Wisconsin - L 50 - 75
    Jan. 22 Illinois vs. Michigan State - L 74 - 87
    Jan. 24 Illinois vs. Indiana - W 73 - 71
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Rutgers - W 91 - 60
    Feb. 4 Illinois at Ohio State - L 67 - 75
    Feb. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin - L 69 - 78
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State - L 52 - 74
    Feb. 14 Illinois at Indiana - L 68 - 78
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Nebraska - W 72 - 66
    Feb. 20 Illinois at Michigan State - L 61 - 81
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Purdue - L 86 - 93
    Feb. 25 Illinois at Rutgers - W 75 - 62
    Feb. 28 Illiinois vs. Iowa - L 87 - 96