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Remembering Illinois' last first pick

There was no party at the George home in Carmel, Ind., on Wednesday night. No sheet cake with “Happy 25th” written in icing. That wouldn’t fit Jeff George’s style or personality.

Remembering Illinois' last first pick
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MJ's way-too-early Big Ten picks

MJ's way-too-early Big Ten picks

With Tuesday's news that Caris LeVert is returning to Michigan and Illinois State big man Reggie Lynch is reportedly transferring to Minnesota, where does beat writer Marcus Jackson think John Groce's Illini stack up next season in the Big Ten?

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A day in the life of Brad Dancer

A day in the life of Brad Dancer

Staff writer Marcus Jackson spent a day with Illinois men's tennis coach Brad Dancer for a behind-the-scenes look at his program.

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A few questions with ... Malcolm Hill

A few questions with ... Malcolm Hill

After Illinois’ year-end banquet, Hill talked about the offseason and the expectations going forward.

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Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:30pm

Championship match awaits men's tennis

Championship match awaits men's tennis

All eyes inside the jam-packed Atkins Tennis Center turned toward Farris Gosea on Saturday afternoon. It was a scene that almost didn’t play out.


Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:10pm

Baseball keeps nation-best streak alive

Baseball keeps nation-best streak alive

It took 15 innings Saturday, but the Illini came out with a 4-2 victory against Penn State for their 16th consecutive win.


Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:26pm

Daniels' College Football Extra — Ferguson in spotlight

Daniels' College Football Extra — Ferguson in spotlight

Beat writer Matt Daniels takes a closer look around the Big Ten during the offseason.


Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:43pm

Men's marathon winner: Kenyan native overcomes conditions

Men's marathon winner: Kenyan native overcomes conditions

Minnesota's weather prepared Tuwei well for Saturday's event.


Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:38pm

Women's marathon winner: Pirtle-Hall does it again

Women's marathon winner: Pirtle-Hall does it again

Late surge gives former champion satisfying conclusion to injury rehab.


Sat, 04/25/2015 - 11:32pm

Sunday Conversation: Theresa Grentz

Sunday Conversation: Theresa Grentz

Staff writer Scott Richey caught up with the 63-year-old Hall of Famer.


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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