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Break for Illini in LoVett's recruitment?

On Friday, St. John’s announced it mutually parted ways with coach Steve Lavin. Why is this significant to Illinois? Both schools are in hot pursuit of Chicago Morgan Park’s Marcus LoVett.

Break for Illini in LoVett's recruitment?
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Sunday Conversation: Darius Paul

Sunday Conversation: Darius Paul

Beat writer Marcus Jackson caught up with the Illini basketball player.

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Capital gain

Capital gain

 Illini ($1.6 million), Springfield (5 games), fans (beer) in line to make out from move

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Tate: Hottest topics go by wayside in coach's chat

Tate: Hottest topics go by wayside in coach's chat

As he clicks on the reset buttons for 2015-16, John Groce is placing new emphasis on competitiveness and togetherness, two aspects he saw missing at season’s end.

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Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:24pm

Men's gymnastics narrowly misses Big Ten crown

Men's gymnastics narrowly misses Big Ten crown

Six-tenths of a point. That’s all that stood between Illinois and its 28th Big Ten title and first since winning four straight from 2009 to ’12.


Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:17pm

Baseball preview: Opening the Big Ten slate

Baseball preview: Opening the Big Ten slate

Scott Richey takes a look at Illinois baseball's three-game series against Michigan State, which starts Saturday.


Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:14pm

UI roundup: Men's tennis steamrolls Penn State

UI roundup: Men's tennis steamrolls Penn State

The latest news and notes in Illinois men's tennis, volleyball and football.


Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:20pm

Conference call: Big Ten baseball fully underway

Conference call: Big Ten baseball fully underway

Illinois opens its Big Ten schedule Saturday at Michigan State. Some storylines for the conference, courtesy Scott Richey.


Fri, 03/27/2015 - 2:35pm

So you wanna be the next P.A. announcer?

So you wanna be the next P.A. announcer?

When Mike Cation announced he was stepping aside, we asked for candidates to replace him as P.A. announcer at Illinois men's basketball games. The list is a long one ...


Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:00am

Illini scrapbook: 2005 Final Four

Illinois basketball was at its zenith in 2005 as Bruce Weber's team - and its thousands of fans - arrived in St. Louis.

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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 L 68-60
    Feb. 28 Illinois vs. Northwestern W 86-60
    Mar. 4 Illinois vs. Nebraska W 69-57
    Mar. 7 Illinois at Purdue L 63-58
    Mar. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan L 73-55
    Mar. 18 Illinois at Alabama L 79-58