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Fewer fouls for Bezhanishvili gives Illini offense options

Freshman forward seeing more double teams in the post, which should free up more opportunities for his teammates on the perimeter.

Fewer fouls for Bezhanishvili gives Illini offense options
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'I just love to dance'

'I just love to dance'

Loren Tate, once a rascal himself at the University of Illinois (Class of '53), huddled with today's Big Man On Campus — Giorgi Bezhanishvili — for a 15-minute conversation about, well, not much basketball.

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Orange Krush | After long wait, students enjoying late ride

Orange Krush | After long wait, students enjoying late ride

Peyton McClure and Cole Swearingen both sat in the Orange Krush section behind the Michigan State bench Tuesday night, hassling the Illinois basketball team's opposition — like they do every game.

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All Access: Game Day at State Farm Center

All Access: Game Day at State Farm Center

News-Gazette photographer Stephen Haas was given special access to go behind the scenes before, during and after the Illini's men's basketball game against Minnesota on Jan. 16.

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Sat, 02/16/2019 - 11:11am

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Fri, 02/15/2019 - 3:51pm

Bellamy returning to UI

Bellamy returning to UI

Former receiver will work with running backs


Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:58pm

Illini top Georgetown in opener

Big hitting day brings 1-0 start


Sat, 02/16/2019 - 7:00am

Scott Richey on Big Ten basketball: Feb. 16, 2019

Scott Richey on Big Ten basketball: Feb. 16, 2019


Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:25pm

Illini break road drought, extend win streak to four

Illini break road drought, extend win streak to four

Ayo Dosunmu’s late three-pointer was the dagger for the Illini (10-15, 6-8). And he called it.


Thu, 02/14/2019 - 11:18pm

UI basketball notes: 'I figured it was going to take time'

UI basketball notes: 'I figured it was going to take time'

Jason Benetti said he sees an Illinois team that has settled into defined roles at this point of the season compared to when he first saw them in Hawaii in November.


Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:29pm

Illini Basketball Report Card: at Ohio State, Feb. 14, 2019

Illini Basketball Report Card: at Ohio State, Feb. 14, 2019

Ayo Dosunmu helps lift the Illini to a win at Ohio State


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    2018 Football Schedule

    Sep. 1 Illinois vs. Kent State W 31 - 24
    Sep. 8 Illinois vs. Western Illinois W 34 - 14
    Sep. 15 Illinois vs. South Florida L 19 - 25
    Sep. 21 Illinois vs. Penn State L 24 - 63
    Oct. 6 Illinois at Rutgers W 38 - 17
    Oct. 13 Illinois Homecoming vs. Purdue L 7 - 46
    Oct. 20 Illinois vs. Wisconsin L 20 - 49
    Oct. 27 Illinois at Maryland L 33 - 63
    Nov. 3 Illinois vs. Minnesota W 55 - 31
    Nov. 10 Illinois at Nebraska L 35 - 54
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. Iowa L 0 - 63
    Nov. 24 Illinois at Northwestern L 16 - 24

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 2 Illinois vs. Illinois Wesleyan W 83 - 67
    Nov. 8 Illinois vs. Evansville W 99 - 60
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Georgetown L 80 - 88
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Gonzaga L 78 - 84
    Nov. 20 Illinois vs. Arizona/Iowa State L 68 - 84
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Xavier L 74 - 83
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Mississippi Valley State W 86 - 67
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Notre Dame L 74 - 76
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska L 60 - 75
    Dec. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State L 67 - 77
    Dec. 8 Illinois vs. UNLV W 77 - 74
    Dec. 15 Illinois vs. East Tennessee State W 73 - 55
    Dec. 22 Illinois vs. Missouri, St. Louis L 63 - 79
    Dec. 29 Illinois vs. Florida Atlantic L 71 - 73
    Jan. 3 Illinois vs. Indiana L 65 - 73
    Jan. 6 Illinois vs. Northwestern L 66 - 68
    Jan. 10 Illinois vs. Michigan L 69 - 79
    Jan. 16 Illinois vs. Minnesota W 95 - 68
    Jan. 20 Illinois vs. Iowa L 71 - 95
    Jan. 23 Illinois vs. Wisconsin L 60 - 72
    Jan. 26 Illinois vs. Maryland W 78 - 67
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota L 75 - 86
    Feb. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska W 71 - 64
    Feb. 5 Illinois vs. Michigan State W 79 - 74
    Feb. 9 Illinois vs. Rutgers W 99 - 94
    Feb. 14 Illinois vs. Ohio State W 63 - 56
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs Wisconsin
    Feb. 23 Illinois vs. Penn State, SFC
    Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Purdue
    Mar. 3 Illinois vs. Northwestern, SFC
    Mar. 7 Illinois vs. Indiana, SFC
    Mar. 10 Illinois vs. Penn State