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Illini's confidence soaring with winning streak

Illinois freshman guard Ayo Dosunmu breaks down the feeling of beating Ohio State on the road before delving into the Illini's upcoming matchup with No. 20 Wisconsin. Freshman forward Giorgi Bezhanishvili also discusses his rematch with Ethan Happ and how Illinois' confidence has grown the last few weeks.

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Asmussen | New Illini Petitbon ready to make immediate impact

Asmussen | New Illini Petitbon ready to make immediate impact

The former Alabama offensive lineman will participate in spring drills with Rod Smith's Illinois unit.

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'I just love to dance'

'I just love to dance'

Loren Tate, once a rascal himself at the University of Illinois (Class of '53), huddled with today's Big Man On Campus — Giorgi Bezhanishvili — for a 15-minute conversation about, well, not much basketball.

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Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: Feb. 17, 2019

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: Feb. 17, 2019

On this date 64 years ago, Ira Carrithers, one of the University of Illinois' most prominent athletes of the George Huff coaching era, died in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, at the age of 70.

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Sat, 02/16/2019 - 11:11am

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Sun, 02/17/2019 - 6:03pm

Illinois has another shot at big road win

Illinois coach Brad Underwood reflects on Thursday's win at Ohio State before looking ahead to Monday's showdown with No. 20 Wisconsin.

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Sun, 02/17/2019 - 7:00am

23 dunks, 25 games

23 dunks, 25 games

Brad Underwood: 'We haven't really had very many, have we?'


Sun, 02/17/2019 - 7:00am

Tate | Illinois football has talent, but for how long?

Tate | Illinois football has talent, but for how long?

It's the nature of fans and media to look ahead ... and that brings us to what should be Josh Whitman's greatest concern in the sport that (money-wise) matters most.


Sun, 02/17/2019 - 7:00am

Rice continues to show progress for Illini as junior

Rice continues to show progress for Illini as junior

Cierra Rice, now in her redshirt junior season, is in the midst of her best campaign, numbers-wise, since injuries stalled what had been a fast start to her career with Illinois.


Sun, 02/17/2019 - 7:00am

Tipoff: 10 notable transfers entering the market

Tipoff: 10 notable transfers entering the market

Our college basketball writer spotlights some big names - and some familiar ones - that have opted to transfer so far.


Sun, 02/17/2019 - 7:00am

Mark your calendars: Week of Feb. 17, 2019

Mark your calendars: Week of Feb. 17, 2019

Now that the 2018-19 season is underway, our college basketball writer provides three games to watch in the coming week that he's penciled in on his TV schedule.


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    2018 Football Schedule

    Sep. 1 Illinois vs. Kent State W 31 - 24
    Sep. 8 Illinois vs. Western Illinois W 34 - 14
    Sep. 15 Illinois vs. South Florida L 19 - 25
    Sep. 21 Illinois vs. Penn State L 24 - 63
    Oct. 6 Illinois at Rutgers W 38 - 17
    Oct. 13 Illinois Homecoming vs. Purdue L 7 - 46
    Oct. 20 Illinois vs. Wisconsin L 20 - 49
    Oct. 27 Illinois at Maryland L 33 - 63
    Nov. 3 Illinois vs. Minnesota W 55 - 31
    Nov. 10 Illinois at Nebraska L 35 - 54
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. Iowa L 0 - 63
    Nov. 24 Illinois at Northwestern L 16 - 24

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 2 Illinois vs. Illinois Wesleyan W 83 - 67
    Nov. 8 Illinois vs. Evansville W 99 - 60
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Georgetown L 80 - 88
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Gonzaga L 78 - 84
    Nov. 20 Illinois vs. Arizona/Iowa State L 68 - 84
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Xavier L 74 - 83
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Mississippi Valley State W 86 - 67
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Notre Dame L 74 - 76
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska L 60 - 75
    Dec. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State L 67 - 77
    Dec. 8 Illinois vs. UNLV W 77 - 74
    Dec. 15 Illinois vs. East Tennessee State W 73 - 55
    Dec. 22 Illinois vs. Missouri, St. Louis L 63 - 79
    Dec. 29 Illinois vs. Florida Atlantic L 71 - 73
    Jan. 3 Illinois vs. Indiana L 65 - 73
    Jan. 6 Illinois vs. Northwestern L 66 - 68
    Jan. 10 Illinois vs. Michigan L 69 - 79
    Jan. 16 Illinois vs. Minnesota W 95 - 68
    Jan. 20 Illinois vs. Iowa L 71 - 95
    Jan. 23 Illinois vs. Wisconsin L 60 - 72
    Jan. 26 Illinois vs. Maryland W 78 - 67
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota L 75 - 86
    Feb. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska W 71 - 64
    Feb. 5 Illinois vs. Michigan State W 79 - 74
    Feb. 9 Illinois vs. Rutgers W 99 - 94
    Feb. 14 Illinois vs. Ohio State W 63 - 56
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs Wisconsin
    Feb. 23 Illinois vs. Penn State, SFC
    Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Purdue
    Mar. 3 Illinois vs. Northwestern, SFC
    Mar. 7 Illinois vs. Indiana, SFC
    Mar. 10 Illinois vs. Penn State