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Meet the Illini

Get a glimpse at the personalities of key Illinois baseball players before the Illini start NCAA tournament play on Friday night in Champaign.

Meet the Illini
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Sunday Conversation: Tavon Wilson

Sunday Conversation: Tavon Wilson

Former Illini and current New England Patriots safety Tavon Wilson is curious about the timing of Simon Cvijanovic's allegations concerning the Illinois football program. He dishes on this topic and more in a wide-ranging conversation with Sports Editor Matt Daniels.

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Thorne taking in fruits of labor

Thorne taking in fruits of labor

Mike Thorne Jr. will arrive on the Illinois campus in about four weeks. Dad wants him to relax a little bit while he’s home before heading to the Midwest. Junior’s having none of that.

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Sunday Conversation: Jeff Finke

Sunday Conversation: Jeff Finke

Sports editor Matt Daniels caught up with Champaign Central's new boys' basketball coach.

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Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:39pm

Richey: Closer look at ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Richey: Closer look at ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Women's basketball writer Scott RIchey breaks down this season's matchups.


Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:25am

Reserved seating sells out

Reserved seating sells out

Illinois Field should see a large crowd this weekend when the Illinois baseball team hosts an NCAA regional for the first time in program history.


Tue, 05/26/2015 - 11:32pm

Kravetz continues to build confidence

Kravetz continues to build confidence

Senior will be ready if Illini need him this weekend.


Tue, 05/26/2015 - 11:39pm

Asmussen: UI, Irish should play more

Asmussen: UI, Irish should play more

Notre Dame and Illini football haven't taken advantage of geography.


Tue, 05/26/2015 - 11:13pm

Updated: UI launches another independent investigation

Updated: UI launches another independent investigation

The University of Illinois is bringing in more outside help as it deals with the fallout from allegations of player mistreatment in two athletic programs.


Mon, 05/25/2015 - 11:24pm

Illini earn national seed, date with Ohio

Illini earn national seed, date with Ohio

The Illini will play host to Ohio University, Wright State and Notre Dame at the Champaign Regional, which begins Friday at Illinois Field.


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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 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