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Iowa aftermath: Rice rounding into form

Senior guard put up near double-double in loss at Iowa

Iowa aftermath: Rice rounding into form
Illini Sports

Ryan Schmidt: A ride to remember

Ryan Schmidt: A ride to remember

Three weeks ago, Ryan Schmidt was a college basketball manager starting the second semester of his senior year. Now, he's all the talk at the University of Illinois after joining the active roster — what he's called "a great experience."

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Sunday Conversation: Mike Phair

Sunday Conversation: Mike Phair

Staff writer Bob Asmussen sat down with Phair, the cheerful new co-defensive coordinator, on his first day at Illinois.

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Behind the scenes with redshirting Finke

Behind the scenes with redshirting Finke

It’s two hours before Illinois’ Saturday afternoon game with Penn State on Jan. 31 is set to tip off, when close to 15,000 fans will fill the seats at State Farm Center. Right now, there are about 15 people in the arena bowl, freshman forward Michael Finke among them. 

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Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:24pm

Point guards step up, but Illini falter in Iowa

Point guards step up, but Illini falter in Iowa

Rayvonte Rice scored a team-high 20 points and Ahmad Starks added 19, but Aaron White's career-best performance put the Hawkeyes over the top Wednesday.


Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:31pm

Plays of the Game - Iowa

Plays of the Game - Iowa

39 points from Rice and Starks weren't enough on the road.


Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:18pm

Basketball pick em game 16: Northwestern

Basketball pick em game 16: Northwestern

All I’ve heard over the past couple weeks is...break up the Cats…they’re the hottest team in the league.  I’m still not on the bandwagon.


Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:30pm

MBB notebook: Ekey returns to scene of the shot

MBB notebook: Ekey returns to scene of the shot

Scott Richey and Marcus Jackson compiled news and notes from before and during Illinois' loss in Iowa on Wednesday.


Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:38pm

UI grade vs. Iowa: C-

UI grade vs. Iowa: C-

Rayvonte Rice and Ahmad Starks produced offensively, but the Illini couldn't pick up a big road win against the Hawkeyes.


Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:33pm

UI roundup: Women's hoops forces turnovers, but Spartans prevail

UI roundup: Women's hoops forces turnovers, but Spartans prevail

Check out the latest news from Illinois women's basketball, women's golf and women's track and field.


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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, 8pm BTN
    Feb. 28 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 6pm BTN
    Mar. 4 Illinois vs. Nebraska, 9pm BTN
    Mar. 7 Illinois at Purdue, 3:30pm BTN