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Staying alive: Illini stave off elimination against Indiana with walk-off victory

Troike's RBI double late Friday night lifts Illinois, which advances at the Big Ten tournament 

Staying alive: Illini stave off elimination against Indiana with walk-off victory
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Former Illini national champion wrestler faces DUI charges

Former Illini national champion wrestler faces DUI charges

Champaign police Sgt. Tom Frost said around 3:40 a.m. Thursday, police found Jesse Delgado, 25, of Champaign asleep behind the wheel of his running car at a Circle K on South Neil Street.

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Tipoff: Big Ten's top returning players poised for breakout seasons

Tipoff: Big Ten's top returning players poised for breakout seasons

The 2018-19 season is still six months away, but our college basketball writer is thinking ahead. This week? Ten returning Big Ten players poised for a breakout:

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Asmussen | Spillane may capitalize on monster season

Asmussen | Spillane may capitalize on monster season

Illinois junior Bren Spillane has drawn plenty of professional attention for his monster season with Illini baseball, but he's not thinking about the next level just yet.

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Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:18pm

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Illini fall to losers' bracket after loss to Gophers

Illini fall to losers' bracket after loss to Gophers

The Illinois baseball team fell 3-0 to Minnesota early Friday morning in the second-round of the Big Ten tournament at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.


Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:40pm

Illini receive RPI bump after first-round victory

Illini receive RPI bump after first-round victory

This week's tournament projections had the Illini as one of the last five teams in the tournament field after a strong finish to the regular season, before Illinois downed Indiana 7-1 in the first round.


Thu, 05/24/2018 - 2:08am

Illini take down Hoosiers to advance

Illini take down Hoosiers to advance

Illinois plowed its way to a 7-1 victory over Indiana shortly after midnight Thursday in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament at TD Ameritrade Park.


Thu, 05/24/2018 - 7:00am

CHAT RECAP: 'That's a huge part of his game'

CHAT RECAP: 'That's a huge part of his game'

Beat writer Scott Richey chatted on Wednesday afternoon at IlliniHQ.com. Here's a sample of what was discussed:


Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:00am

Asmussen | Former Illini Davis lands prep coaching gig

Asmussen | Former Illini Davis lands prep coaching gig

Former Illini Carey Davis, who later worked as a sideline reporter for the Illini radio broadcasts, is returning home to Hazelwood (Mo.) Central to head up its football program.


Wed, 05/23/2018 - 7:00am

Late start not a worry for Illini baseball

Late start not a worry for Illini baseball

First pitch between Illinois and Indiana in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament is set for 9 p.m. in Omaha, Neb.


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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