Illini Sports

Illini Sports

Groce: 'No need to panic'

Three years ago today, John Groce was introduced as the head basketball coach at Illinois during a ceremony at what is now called State Farm Center. He sat down with our Marcus Jackson to wrap the 2014-15 season.

Groce: 'No need to panic'
Illini Sports

Sunday Conversation: Darrin Fletcher

Sunday Conversation: Darrin Fletcher

Darrin Fletcher spent 14 seasons in Major League Baseball. Staff writer Scott Richey caught up with the former major leaguer on Friday.

Illini Sports

Sunday Conversation: Darius Paul

Sunday Conversation: Darius Paul

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

Local

Capital gain

Capital gain

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

Top Sports

Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:29pm

Men's basketball season in review

Men's basketball season in review

Marcus Jackson breaks down the 2014-15 Illinois men's basketball season — and takes a sneak peak at the next campaign.


Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:58pm

Power trip: Ohio State visits Illinois men's tennis

Power trip: Ohio State visits Illinois men's tennis

No Big Ten men’s tennis team except Illinois or Ohio State has been crowned conference champion since 1996. Those powerhouses collide at noon Sunday.


Sat, 03/28/2015 - 11:04pm

Everything comes together in softball sweep

Everything comes together in softball sweep

On a sunny but cool day at Eichelberger Field,  where parkas, mittens and blankets were in abundance, there was an explosion of offense from the home team.


Sat, 03/28/2015 - 11:07pm

UI roundup: Baseball, men's gymnastics have strong outings

UI roundup: Baseball, men's gymnastics have strong outings

Check out the latest Illinois news and notes from baseball, men's gymnastics, women's tennis and women's track and field.


Sat, 03/28/2015 - 9:04pm

Best of Fred, No. 19: Birth of a program

Best of Fred, No. 19: Birth of a program

In the spring of 2000, I was a beat writer without a team to cover. The start of a new century was greeted by an additional varsity sport at the University of Illinois.


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.


Video

Loading Video...

    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