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UI AD: Goal can't be to 'outspend Ohio State or Michigan'

Josh Whitman touched on a number of topics during his 45-minute address, including budgetary concerns — Illinois generated $91.6 million in revenue for fiscal year 2016 while spending $97.8 million.

UI AD: Goal can't be to 'outspend Ohio State or Michigan'
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Sunday Conversation: Aleks Vukic


Illinois only boasts one men's tennis player as an individual NCAA champion — Amer Delic accomplished the feat in 2003. This year's Illini team, however, has Aleks Vukic, a junior who just might go on a deep run in May at the NCAA tournament.

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College basketball extra: Tim Finke starts another AAU season


Tim Finke had options this spring for his AAU landing spot. Teams from Illinois, Missouri and Indiana were interested.


Groce's Akron job will save UI some dough

Groce's Akron job will save UI some dough

The former basketball coach's contract said his buyout would be offset by the salary from subsequent jobs. To the UI's good fortune, he found one in less than a month, saving it about $700,000.

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Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:47pm

Smith to announce decision Wednesday

Smith to announce decision Wednesday

Illinois in running for fast-rising 2017 guard

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 9:21pm

Tate: College tennis an overseas affair


There they were Sunday — Dane Mikael Torpegaard vs. Aussie Aleks Vukic — representing Ohio State and Illinois, respectively, here with the No. 1 collegiate individual tennis ranking in the balance.

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 9:21pm

No slowing down for UI in hoops recruiting


Edwardsville guard Mark Smith is set to announce his college decision at 6 p.m. Wednesday. But recruiting is always churning. How five of the Illini’s Class of 2018 targets fared last weekend on the Nike EYBL and Under Armour Association circuits.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:11pm

Illini can’t sustain early lead, still in search of signature win

Illini can’t sustain early lead,  still in search of signature win

Sunday could have seen a signature victory for this year’s Illinois men's tennis team.

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:13pm

Baillon returns to form after uncharacteristic loss, but Illini fall

Baillon returns to form after uncharacteristic loss, but Illini fall

Madie Baillon readily admits she’s probably the loudest player on any court when she plays. The Illinois senior had a reason to get loud Sunday afternoon against Michigan’s Alex Najarian. 

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 10:09pm

Illini offer top-30 Florida duo for Class of 2018

Five-star De Sousa, four-star Weaver latest Illinois targets 


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    2017 Football Schedule

    Sep. 2, vs. Ball State
    Sep. 9, vs. Western Kentucky
    Sep. 15, at South Florida
    Sep. 29, vs Nebraska
    Oct. 7, at Iowa
    Oct. 14, vs Rutgers
    Oct. 21, at Minnesota
    Oct. 28, vs Wisconsin
    Nov. 4, at Purdue
    Nov. 11, vs. Indiana
    Nov. 18, at Ohio State
    Nov. 25, vs Northwestern


    Basketball Schedule

    Oct. 30 Illinois vs. Washington U,(exh.), W 82-75
    Nov. 4 Illinois vs. Lewis, (exh.), 7 p.m. W 95-51
    Nov. 11 Illinois vs. South East Missouri State, 8 p.m. W 81-62
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Northern Kentucky, 5 p.m. W 79-64
    Nov. 15 Illinois vs. McKendree, 7 p.m. W 112-65
    Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Detroit, 7 p.m. W 89-69
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Winthrop, 7 p.m. L 84-80
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. West Virginia, 1:30 p.m.* L 57-89
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Florida St or Temple, 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. L 72-61
    Nov. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina State, 8 p.m. W 87-74
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, 2 p.m. W 64-46
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m. W 85-77
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m. W 92-73
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^ W 75-73
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, 6 p.m. W 75-66
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, 4 p.m. L 59-84
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, 6 p.m. W 75-70
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, 4 p.m. L 80-96
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8 p.m. W 85-69
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, 5 p.m. L 56-62
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, 6 p.m. L 68-91
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, 1:15 p.m. L 57-66
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, 8 p.m. W 76-64
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, 3:30 p.m. L 67-71
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 8 p.m. L 43-57
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m. L 59-68
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, 7 p.m. W 68-61
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, 1 p.m. L 70-83
    Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, 1 p.m. W 70-66
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m. W 66-50
    Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, 6:30 p.m. W 73-57
    Mar. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, W 73-70
    Mar. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, L 59-62
    Mar. 9 Michigan vs Illinois, L 75-55
    Mar. 14 Illinois vs Valparaiso, W 82-57
    Mar. 20 Illinois vs Boise State, W 71-56
    Mar. 22 Central Florida vs Illinois, L 68-58
    *at Brooklyn
    +at Miami
    ^at Chicago
    #at St. Louis