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Underwood: 'They were a much better basketball team'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood discusses his team's 25-point loss at Wisconsin where the 'heart' and 'effort' weren't there for the Illini.

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Little by Liddell, his stock is rising

Little by Liddell, his stock is rising

Illini target from Belleville West is thriving in his junior season

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Loren Tate: Hard work in selling a winning message

Loren Tate: Hard work in selling a winning message

"We Will Win!" Josh Whitman's motto rings an optimistic bell ... but can become the object of mockery in the wake of seemingly unending losses.

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Illini legends, lists and lore: Single-game scoring bests

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Twenty-two years ago today — Jan. 14, 1996 — Ashley Berggren scored a career-high 43 points to lead the Fighting Illini women's basketball team past Minnesota, 87-76.

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Top of the Morning, Jan. 20, 2018

Top of the Morning, Jan. 20, 2018

Lou Henson, who spent his 86th birthday recovering from an illness at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, says he's feeling strong enough to return to his Champaign home as soon as this weekend.


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:00am

Asmussen: Smith in for a big challenge

New Illini offensive coordinator inherits the worst offense in the Power 5


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:31am

Illini stumble in seventh straight Big Ten loss

Illini stumble in seventh straight Big Ten loss

Illinois unable to match effort from previous games this season


Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:51am

Notes: Defense an issue in loss to Badgers

Notes: Defense an issue in loss to Badgers

Underwood turns to walk-ons in second half


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:11pm

Quick take: First blowout of the season

Quick take: First blowout of the season

Beat writer Scott Richey breaks down what happened, what it means and what's next after Friday night's Illinois loss


Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:15pm

Illini grade vs. Wisconsin: F

Illini grade vs. Wisconsin: F

After nine manageable losses, Illinois' 10th was a doozy


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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 -  7 PM CST, State Farm Center, FS1
    Jan. 15 Illinois at Nebraska - 8 PM CST, Lincoln, Neb., BTN
    Jan. 19 Illinois at Wisconsin - 8 PM CST, Madison, Wis., FS1
    Jan. 22 Illinois vs. Michigan State - 8 PM CST, State Farm Center, FS1
    Jan. 24 Illinois vs. Indiana - 8 PM CST, State Farm Center, BTN
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Rutgers - 6 PM CST, State Farm Center, BTN
    Feb. 4 Illinois at Ohio State - 11 AM CST, Columbus, OH., FS1
    Feb. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin - 8 PM CST, State Farm Center, BTN
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State - 6 PM CST, State Farm Center, BTN
    Feb. 14 Illinois at Indiana - 7:30 PM CST, Bloomington, IN., BTN
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Nebraska - 2:30 PM CST, State Farm Center, BTN
    Feb. 20 Illinois at Michigan State - 6 PM CST, East Lansing, MI., ESPN/ESPN2
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Purdue - 6 PM CST, State Farm Center, FS1
    Feb. 20 Illinois at Rutgers - 2 PM CST, Piscataway, N.J., BTN