Illini Sports

Illini Sports

Tate: Reason to high five

'Dialed in' Illini easily pull away from Northwestern during Tuesday night's home win

Tate: Reason to high five
Illini Sports

Whatever happened to ... the worst Illini football team ever?

Whatever happened to ... the worst Illini football team ever?

No way to sugarcoat it: The 1997 Illinois football team was the worst in school history. The only one to finish 0-11. Outscored 368-119. No games decided by fewer than 10 points.

Illini Sports

Sunday Conversation: Taylor Edwards

Sunday Conversation: Taylor Edwards

The Illinois sophomore is focusing solely on softball in college, having taken up a key pitching role early in the season for the Illini. Sports editor MATT DANIELS caught up with Edwards while the right-handed pitcher was out in California for this weekend’s Mary Nutter Classic.

Illini Sports

Tate: Groce's ouster not a simple task

Tate: Groce's ouster not a simple task

For Josh Whitman, this situation is much more complicated than for fans whose clear call is for change, Change, CHANGE.

Top Sports

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:06pm

Veterans, youth key Illini win

Veterans, youth key Illini win

Tuesday night's 66-50 win at State Farm Center gives Illinois a two-game Big Ten winning streak heading into Sunday night's game at Nebraska.


Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:15pm

Coleman-Lands sprains ankle in win

Coleman-Lands sprains ankle in win

Finke's man bun a point of discussion among Groce


Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:35pm

Illini Recap: 'What stood out for me was our defense'

Hear from Illinois coach John Groce and seniors Malcolm Hill and Maverick Morgan along with Northwestern coach Chris Collins after the Illini beat the Wildcats to sweep the season series.

Loading Video...

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:17pm

Illini's grade vs. Northwestern: B

Illini's grade vs. Northwestern: B

Beat writer Scott Richey hands out grades following the Illini's 66-50 home win against Northwestern on Tuesday night.


Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:14pm

Richey: That's a Big Ten winning streak

Beat writer Scott Richey gives a quick rundown of Illinois' 66-50 victory against Northwestern on Tuesday night at State Farm Center.

Loading Video...

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:23pm

McGee pleased with Illini's offense so far

McGee pleased with Illini's offense so far

Offensive coordinator says familiarity is key as Lovie Smith's staff begins second season at Illinois.


Video

Loading Video...

    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. W 87-74
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, 2 p.m. W 64-46
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m. W 85-77
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m. W 92-73
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^ W 75-73
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, 6 p.m. W 75-66
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, 4 p.m. L 59-84
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, 6 p.m. W 75-70
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, 4 p.m. L 80-96
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8 p.m. W 85-69
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, 5 p.m. L 56-62
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, 6 p.m. L 68-91
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, 1:15 p.m. L 57-66
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, 8 p.m. W 76-64
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, 3:30 p.m. L 67-71
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 8 p.m. L 43-57
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m. L 59-68
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, 7 p.m. W 68-61
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, 1 p.m. L 70-83
    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