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Time off welcome for Illini

After a disappointing loss on Saturday at Minnesota, Illinois doesn't return to the court until noon on Saturday when Penn State visits State Farm Center.

Time off welcome for Illini
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Dave Downey: Ahead of his time

Dave Downey: Ahead of his time

Long before his UI gift, he was helping out in C-U 

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Sunday Conversation: Jay Spoonhour

Sunday Conversation: Jay Spoonhour

Jay Spoonhour is no stranger to college basketball. The 44-year-old is in his third season as the men’s coach at Eastern Illinois.

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Tate: After so many mistakes, Illinois needs a do-over

Tate: After so many mistakes, Illinois needs a do-over

From administrative errors to bad hires to poor impropriety reactions, a look at the mistakes the UI has made over the last several decades — and what could've been done to prevent or fix them.

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Mon, 01/26/2015 - 1:34pm

Assistant spurns Illinois football, but recruit doesn't

Assistant spurns Illinois football, but recruit doesn't

Bad news: Craig Kuligowski is not leaving Missouri for Illinois. Good news: Defensive end Sean Adesanya is now part of the UI's Class of 2015.


Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:22pm

Strategy falls flat as Illini drop fifth straight

Strategy falls flat as Illini drop fifth straight

Chatrice White and Jacqui Grant got more touches against Michigan, but that wasn't nearly enough as the Wolverines beat the Illini.


Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:25pm

Tate: Time to speed up college basketball

Tate: Time to speed up college basketball

Today's version of the game is just too slow, but there are ways to quicken the pace.


Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:49pm

Don't forget about Illini targets Humphries, Narain

Don't forget about Illini targets Humphries, Narain

John Groce attended La Lumiere's prep basketball game at Parkland College on Saturday, but it wasn't just to see 2015 recruit Jalen Coleman-Lands.


Sat, 01/24/2015 - 7:17pm

Manager fulfills dream

Manager fulfills dream

Ryan Schmidt didn't play for Illinois in Saturday's loss at Minnesota, but the Bloomington native was a topic of conversation at Williams Arena. 


Sun, 01/25/2015 - 11:13pm

WBB preview: Playing with Wolverines

WBB preview: Playing with Wolverines

Scott Richey takes a look at Illinois' Monday matchup at Ann Arbor.


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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, 12pm BTN
    Feb. 3 Illinois vs. Rutgers, 8:30pm BTN
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Michigan State, 11am ESPN/2
    Feb. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8pm ESPN/2
    Feb. 15 Illinois at Wisconsin, 12pm CBS
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Michican State, 6:30pm BTN
    Feb. 25 Illinois at Iowa, 8pm BTN
    Feb. 28 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 6pm BTN
    Mar. 4 Illinois vs. Nebraska, 9pm BTN
    Mar. 7 Illinois at Purdue, 3:30pm BTN