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LIVE! Central Michigan

Illini face 'tall' task in stopping Chippewas' pair of 5-foot-9 scoring guards. Follow along all afternoon as beat writer Scott Richey provides courtside updates from State Farm Center.

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2016 Illinois football grades: Running backs lead way

2016 Illinois football grades: Running backs lead way

What did we learn about Illinois football during Lovie Smith’s first season as coach? Well, a guy from the NFL isn’t guaranteed instant success at the college level.

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Tate: Until CFP changes, Final Four is correct

Tate: Until CFP changes, Final Four is correct

Penn State is back. Actually, the Nittany Lions have never been far away. Despite the roiling nature of Sandusky-Paterno upheaval, they’ve only missed two bowl trips in 12 seasons.

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Sunday Conversation: Brandi Beasley

Sunday Conversation: Brandi Beasley

The Illinois point guard from Memphis, Tenn., has started strong this season, averaging 7.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists in seven games.

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Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:52pm

Da'Monte Williams out for season

Da'Monte Williams out for season

Torn ACL sidelines Peoria Manual combo guard.


Fri, 12/09/2016 - 4:18pm

Illini Preview: 'No secret' Chippewas guards tough to stop

Illinois coach John Groce and senior guard Malcolm Hill discuss the challenge that will be stopping Central Michigan guards Marcus Keene and Braylon Rayson, while Illini sophomore guard D.J. Williams touches on the challenge of coming off the bench for irregular minutes.

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Fri, 12/09/2016 - 8:47pm

Williams seeks consistency moving forward

Williams seeks consistency moving forward

Sophomore looks to build off effort against IUPUI.


Fri, 12/09/2016 - 8:59pm

5 burning questions for UI football

5 burning questions for UI football

Beat writer Bob Asmussen takes a closer look at Lovie Smith's team.


Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:08pm

UI MBB preview: vs. Central Michigan

UI MBB preview: vs. Central Michigan

Basketball writer Scott Richey takes a closer look at Saturday's nonconference contest.


Fri, 12/09/2016 - 8:39pm

UI roundup: Stricker, playing partner in mix

UI roundup: Stricker, playing partner in mix

Guthrie chasing Web.com Tour card.


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    2016 Football Schedule

    Sept. 3, vs. Murray State, W 52-3 | Game Story | Tate Column
    Sept. 10, vs. North Carolina, L 23-48 | Game Story | Tate Column
    Sept. 17, vs. Western Michigan, L 10-34 Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 1, at Nebraska, L 16-31 Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 8, vs. Purdue, L 34-31  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 15, at Rutgers, W 24-7  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 22, at Michigan, L 41-8  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 29, vs. Minnesota, L 17-40  Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 5, vs. Michigan State, W 31-27  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 12, at Wisconsin, L 3-48  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 19, vs. Iowa, L 0-28  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 26, at Northwestern, L 21-42 | Game Story | Tate Column

     

    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.
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, 2 p.m.
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m.
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m.
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, 6 p.m.
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, 4 p.m.
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, TBD
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, 4 p.m.
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8 p.m.
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, 5 p.m.
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, 6 p.m.
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, 1:15 p.m.
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, 8 p.m.
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, 3:30 p.m.
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 8 p.m.
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m.
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, 1 p.m.
    Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, 1 p.m.
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, 6:30 p.m.
    March. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, 8 p.m.
    March. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, 11 a.m.
    *at Brooklyn
    +at Miami
    ^at Chicago
    #at St. Louis