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Illini target: 'God will lead me in the right direction'

Charlotte transfer Mike Thorne Jr. announced Wednesday he would make a decision on his 2015-16 destination on April 25. 

Illini target: 'God will lead me in the right direction'
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Groce: 'No need to panic'

Groce: 'No need to panic'

Three years ago today, John Groce was introduced as the head basketball coach at Illinois during a ceremony at what is now called State Farm Center. He sat down with our Marcus Jackson to wrap the 2014-15 season.

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Sunday Conversation: Darrin Fletcher

Sunday Conversation: Darrin Fletcher

Darrin Fletcher spent 14 seasons in Major League Baseball. Staff writer Scott Richey caught up with the former major leaguer on Friday.

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The Greatest Day

The Greatest Day

March 26, 2005 - a day Illinois fans will never forget

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Wed, 04/01/2015 - 2:01pm

Chat recap: 'He'd play and play a lot'

Chat recap: 'He'd play and play a lot'

Who is Illinois men's basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson referring to? Find out what he had to say in his weekly chat.


Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:55pm

UI roundup: Baseball, softball teams win thrillers

UI roundup: Baseball, softball teams win thrillers

Coach Dan Hartleb's team hangs on against Missouri, and coach Terri Sullivan's squad edges in-state foe ISU.


Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:00am

Ex-Illini Ball returns to state

Ex-Illini Ball returns to state

Cornerback is part of revamped Bears defense.


Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:05am

Catching up with ex-Illini in the NFL

Catching up with ex-Illini in the NFL

Indianapolis' Vontae Davis had a fine season, but other Illini fared well, too.


Tue, 03/31/2015 - 5:13pm

Chat recap: 'A boon for Illinois'

Chat recap: 'A boon for Illinois'

Scott Richey delved on numerous Illinois topics during his chat on Tuesday afternoon, including what the departure of Steve Lavin to St. John's, which hired former standout Chris Mullin on Monday, means in the Marcus LoVett recruitment.


Mon, 03/30/2015 - 9:14pm

Tate: Big Ten gets last laugh

Tate: Big Ten gets last laugh

Wisconsin and Michigan State help make up for league's early-season woes by reaching Final Four.


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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

    Podcasts

    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