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'We just had a letdown'

Illinois baseball's nation-best winning streak ended early Friday morning as Maryland defeated the Illini in the Big Ten tournament's second round.

'We just had a letdown'
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Thorne taking in fruits of labor

Thorne taking in fruits of labor

Mike Thorne Jr. will arrive on the Illinois campus in about four weeks. Dad wants him to relax a little bit while he’s home before heading to the Midwest. Junior’s having none of that.

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Sunday Conversation: Jeff Finke

Sunday Conversation: Jeff Finke

Sports editor Matt Daniels caught up with Champaign Central's new boys' basketball coach.

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Updated: UI to launch independent investigation into Cvijanovic allegations

UI spokesperson Robin Kaler says athletic director Mike Thomas is requesting the investigation.

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Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:53pm

Regional hosting bid placed for baseball

Regional hosting bid placed for baseball

Illinois’ bid to host an NCAA regional — and super regional if the Illini baseball team secures a national seed and advances through the first stage of the postseason — has been submitted and is in the hands of the NCAA.


Thu, 05/21/2015 - 7:30am

LoVett picks St. John's

LoVett picks St. John's

News-Gazette All-State slection headed to New York to play for Chris Mullin


Thu, 05/21/2015 - 8:39pm

Follow-up letter surfaces

Follow-up letter surfaces

The families of Amarah Coleman, Alexis Smith, Nia Oden and Sarah Livingston were all signees on the follow-up letter.


Fri, 05/22/2015 - 12:45am

LIVE! Big Ten Tournament (Maryland defeats Illinois 2-1)

LIVE! Big Ten Tournament (Maryland defeats Illinois 2-1)

Illinois' 27-game winning streak ends with loss in second round to Terrapins


Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:02am

Baseball team rallies for 27th straight

Baseball team rallies for 27th straight

Second-ranked Illini trailed Nebraska but rallied in Big Ten tournament opener.


Mon, 05/18/2015 - 4:22pm

Letters regarding UI women's basketball program

Here are three letters from parents of athletes in the University of Illinois women's basketball program.


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    2014 Football Schedule

    Aug. 30 Illinois vs. Youngstown State W 28-17
    Sept. 6 Illinois vs. Western Kentucky W 42-34
    Sept. 13 Illinois at Washington L 19-44
    Sept. 20 vs. Texas State W 42-35
    Sept. 27 at Nebraska L 14-45
    Oct. 4 vs. Purdue L 38-27
    Oct. 11 at Wisconsin L 28-38
    Oct. 25 vs. Minnesota W 28-24
    Nov 1 at Ohio State L 55-14
    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa L 30-14
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State W 16-14
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern W 47-33
    Dec. 26 vs. Louisiana L 35-18

    2015

    Sept. 5 vs. Kent State
    Sept. 12 vs. Western Illinois
    Sept. 19 at North Carolina
    Sept. 26 vs. Middle Tennesee State
    Oct. 3 vs. Nebraska
    Oct. 10 at Iowa
    Oct. 24 vs. Wisconsin
    Oct. 31 at Penn State
    Nov. 7 at Purdue
    Nov. 14 vs. Ohio State
    Nov. 21 at Minnesota
    Nov. 28 vs. Northwestern

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    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 7 Illinois vs. Quincy W 91-62
    Nov. 14 Illinois vs. Georgia Southern W 80-71
    Nov. 16 Illinois vs. Coppin State W 114-56
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Austin Peay, W 107-66
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. Brown W 89-68
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Indiana State W 88-62
    Nov. 28 Illinois vs. Baylor W 62-54
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Miami L 70-61
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. American W 70-55
    Dec. 9 Illinois vs. Villanova L 73-59
    Dec. 13 Illinois vs. Oregon  L 77-70
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. Hampton W 73-55
    Dec. 20 Illinois vs. Missouri 62-59
    Dec. 27 Illinois vs. Kennesaw State W 93-45
    Dec. 30 Illinois at Michigan 73-65
    Jan. 3 Illinois at Ohio State, L 77-61
    Jan. 7 Illinois vs. Maryland, 8pm BTN W 64-57
    Jan. 11 Illinois at Nebraska, 7:30pm L 53-43
    Jan. 14 Illinois at Northwestern W 72-67
    Jan. 18 Illinois vs. Indiana L 80-74
    Jan. 21 Illinois vs. Purdue W 66-57
    Jan. 24 Illinois at Minnesota L 79-71
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs Penn State W 60-58
    Feb. 3 Illinois vs. Rutgers W 66-54
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Michigan State W 59-54
    Feb. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan W 64-52 (OT)
    Feb. 15 Illinois at Wisconsin L 68-49
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Michican State L 60-53
    Feb. 25 Illinois at Iowa L 68-60
    Feb. 28 Illinois vs. Northwestern W 86-60
    Mar. 4 Illinois vs. Nebraska W 69-57
    Mar. 7 Illinois at Purdue L 63-58
    Mar. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan L 73-55
    Mar. 18 Illinois at Alabama L 79-58