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Rooters' interest: Breaking down all 68 NCAA teams

Illinois isn’t in the NCAA tournament for the sixth straight season. So who should you root for once March Madness tips off tonight? College basketball writer SCOTT RICHEY has the lowdown.

Rooters' interest: Breaking down all 68 NCAA teams
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Focus shifts to future after season-ending loss

Focus shifts to future after season-ending loss

Illini laid cultural foundation in 2018-19

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'Champ' proponents make pitch to UI trustees; Chief defenders critical

'Champ' proponents make pitch to UI trustees; Chief defenders critical

Sophomore Mike Skibski said his World War I soldier mascot would be 'a figure to be proud of,' but former unofficial Chief portrayer Ivan 'Alex' Dozier said 'We once had a symbol of peace. To replace it with a symbol that glorifies a history of violence ... would be unjust.'

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Asmussen | Show them the money: Lovie's newest staff receives pay bump

After five changes to the coaching staff for the 2019 season, the new salaries put Illinois at just over $3 million per year in total. 

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Mon, 03/18/2019 - 1:41pm

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Mon, 03/18/2019 - 2:25pm

Next for Illini: Offseason additions

Next for Illini: Offseason additions

Grad transfers, spring signing period, juco talent offer Illini plenty of options


Tue, 03/19/2019 - 7:00am

Here comes the Madness: Four items to know for the NCAA women's tournament

Here comes the Madness: Four items to know for the NCAA women's tournament

The bracket is out. The 64-team field is set. But before the first games tip off on Friday, Illinois women's basketball writer JOE VOZZELLI JR. highlights four items that stand out to him about this season's fie


Mon, 03/18/2019 - 3:23pm

Lovie, Illini add grad transfer receiver

Lovie, Illini add grad transfer receiver

Brissett coming to Illinois from Richmond


Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:00am

Here comes the Madness: Four items to know for the NCAA tournament

Here comes the Madness: Four items to know for the NCAA tournament

College basketball writer SCOTT RICHEY highlights four items that stand out before March Madness consumes sports' fans for the next three weeks.


Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:00am

Future Illini end shines in his final hoops game

Future Illini end shines in his final hoops game

After helping Belleville West repeat as state champions, Keith Randolph is already working back into football shape in preparation for joining Illinois.


Mon, 03/18/2019 - 7:00am

Sunday's UI roundup: Illini baseball sweeps to best start in 30 years

Illinois' win streak reaches six after sweeping Southern Illinois at home this weekend.


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    2018 Football Schedule

    Sep. 1 Illinois vs. Kent State W 31 - 24
    Sep. 8 Illinois vs. Western Illinois W 34 - 14
    Sep. 15 Illinois vs. South Florida L 19 - 25
    Sep. 21 Illinois vs. Penn State L 24 - 63
    Oct. 6 Illinois at Rutgers W 38 - 17
    Oct. 13 Illinois Homecoming vs. Purdue L 7 - 46
    Oct. 20 Illinois vs. Wisconsin L 20 - 49
    Oct. 27 Illinois at Maryland L 33 - 63
    Nov. 3 Illinois vs. Minnesota W 55 - 31
    Nov. 10 Illinois at Nebraska L 35 - 54
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. Iowa L 0 - 63
    Nov. 24 Illinois at Northwestern L 16 - 24

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 2 Illinois vs. Illinois Wesleyan W 83 - 67
    Nov. 8 Illinois vs. Evansville W 99 - 60
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Georgetown L 80 - 88
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Gonzaga L 78 - 84
    Nov. 20 Illinois vs. Arizona/Iowa State L 68 - 84
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Xavier L 74 - 83
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Mississippi Valley State W 86 - 67
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Notre Dame L 74 - 76
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska L 60 - 75
    Dec. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State L 67 - 77
    Dec. 8 Illinois vs. UNLV W 77 - 74
    Dec. 15 Illinois vs. East Tennessee State W 73 - 55
    Dec. 22 Illinois vs. Missouri, St. Louis L 63 - 79
    Dec. 29 Illinois vs. Florida Atlantic L 71 - 73
    Jan. 3 Illinois vs. Indiana L 65 - 73
    Jan. 6 Illinois vs. Northwestern L 66 - 68
    Jan. 10 Illinois vs. Michigan L 69 - 79
    Jan. 16 Illinois vs. Minnesota W 95 - 68
    Jan. 20 Illinois vs. Iowa L 71 - 95
    Jan. 23 Illinois vs. Wisconsin L 60 - 72
    Jan. 26 Illinois vs. Maryland W 78 - 67
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota L 75 - 86
    Feb. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska W 71 - 64
    Feb. 5 Illinois vs. Michigan State W 79 - 74
    Feb. 9 Illinois vs. Rutgers W 99 - 94
    Feb. 14 Illinois vs. Ohio State W 63 - 56
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs Wisconsin L 58 - 64
    Feb. 23 Illinois vs. Penn State L 76 - 83
    Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Purdue L 56 - 73
    Mar. 3 Illinois vs. Northwestern W 81 - 76
    Mar. 7 Illinois vs. Indiana L 74 - 92
    Mar. 10 Illinois vs. Penn State L 56 - 72
    Mar. 13 Illinois vs. Northwestern W 74 - 69
    Mar. 14 Illinois vs. Iowa L 62 - 83