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Kevin Anderson loses in Wimbledon final

Former Illini falls in straight sets to Novak Djokovic at the All England Club

Kevin Anderson loses in Wimbledon final
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Go figure: Order of Lincoln Edition, July 13, 2018

Go figure: Order of Lincoln Edition, July 13, 2018

Editor Jeff D'Alessio's numerical look at the 2019 class of Lincoln laureates.

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Illini Year in Review: Grading the programs

Illini Year in Review: Grading the programs

Breaking down how each of the 19 Illini programs fared during the 2017-18 athletic season.

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Illini Year in Review: Moments by the month

Illini Year in Review: Moments by the month

A look at the biggest moment of each month from the last year of Illini athletics.

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Sat, 07/14/2018 - 11:19am

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Sun, 07/15/2018 - 7:00am

Arieal Scott hits reset with Illinois women's basketball team

Arieal Scott hits reset with Illinois women's basketball team

After time away from the game, Illini freshman receives fresh start


Sat, 07/14/2018 - 11:34pm

Small makes major move

Small makes major move

UI golf coach moves within two shots of leaders at Senior Players Championship ahead of Sunday's final round


Sun, 07/15/2018 - 7:00am

Illini target Liddell is on the rise

Illini target Liddell is on the rise

After a dominant junior campaign that included a state-title win over Whitney Young, the 6-foot-7, 220-pound Illini prospect's recruiting stock keeps building


Sun, 07/15/2018 - 7:00am

Top 50 most important Illini: No. 20, MJ Rivers

Top 50 most important Illini: No. 20, MJ Rivers

Every day for the 50 days leading up to the first Illinois football practice, beat writer Scott Richey will unveil the top 50 most important Illini players for the 2018 season.


Sun, 07/15/2018 - 7:00am

Top 50 teams in 2018: No. 20, Boise State

Every day for the 50 days leading up to the first Illinois football practice, beat writer Bob Asmussen is unveiling his top 50 college football teams for the 2018 season.


Sun, 07/15/2018 - 7:00am

'We are simply a lot further along in the process this year'

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Nancy Fahey had a difficult first season in charge of the Illinois women’s basketball program, as the Illini finished 9-22. With a new season about four months away, N-G sports editor MATT DANIELS caught up with the Illini’s second-year head coach:


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    2018 Football Schedule

    Sep. 1 Illinois vs. Kent State, (11 am CT, BTN)
    Sep. 8 Illinois vs. Western Illinois (6:30 pm CT, BTN)
    Sep. 15 Illinois vs. South Florida at Soldier Field (2:30 pm CT, BTN)
    Sep. 21 Illinois vs. Penn State (8 pm CT, FS1)
    Oct. 6 Illinois vs. Rutgers
    Oct. 13 Illinois Homecoming vs. Purdue (2:30 pm CT, BTN)
    Oct. 20 Illinois vs. Wisconsin (11 am CT, BTN)
    Oct. 27 Illinois vs. Maryland
    Nov. 3 Illinois vs. Minnesota, Memorial Stadium
    Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Nebraska
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. Iowa, Memorial Stadium
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. Northwestern

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Southern - W 102 - 55
    Nov. 12 Illinois vs. Tennessee-Martin W 77 - 74
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. DePaul - W 82 - 73
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Marshall - W 91 - 74
    Nov. 22 Illinois vs. Augustana - W 96 - 62
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. North Carolina Central - W 86 - 73
    Nov. 28 Illinois at Wake Forest - L 73 - 86
    Dec. 1 Illinois at Northwestern - L 68 - 72
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. Maryland - L 91 - 92
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. Austin Peay - W 64 - 57
    Dec. 9 Illinois at UNLV - L 82 - 89
    Dec. 13 Illinois vs. Longwood - W 92 - 45
    Dec. 16 Illinois vs. New Mexico State L 69 - 74
    Dec. 23 Illinois vs. Missouri (at St. Louis) - W 70 -64
    Dec. 30 Illinois vs. Grand Canyon - W 62 - 58
    Jan. 3 Illinois at Minnesota - L 67 - 77
    Jan. 6 Illinois at Michigan - L 69 - 79
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Iowa -  L 97 - 104
    Jan. 15 Illinois at Nebraska - L 63 - 64
    Jan. 19 Illinois at Wisconsin - L 50 - 75
    Jan. 22 Illinois vs. Michigan State - L 74 - 87
    Jan. 24 Illinois vs. Indiana - W 73 - 71
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Rutgers - W 91 - 60
    Feb. 4 Illinois at Ohio State - L 67 - 75
    Feb. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin - L 69 - 78
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State - L 52 - 74
    Feb. 14 Illinois at Indiana - L 68 - 78
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Nebraska - W 72 - 66
    Feb. 20 Illinois at Michigan State - L 61 - 81
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Purdue - L 86 - 93
    Feb. 25 Illinois at Rutgers - W 75 - 62
    Feb. 28 Illiinois vs. Iowa - L 87 - 96