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Energetic Black leads Illini past VCU

The way Illinois played in the second half of Tuesday’s win against North Carolina State and the lineup coach John Groce used was a preview of more to come.

Energetic Black leads Illini past VCU
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Sunday Conversation: Brandi Beasley

Sunday Conversation: Brandi Beasley

The Illinois point guard from Memphis, Tenn., has started strong this season, averaging 7.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists in seven games.

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Lovie's 1st year: Sizzle replaced by fizzle

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“It’s disappointing, but it’s understandable,” former Illini All-American linebacker J Leman said.

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81st N-G All-State Football Team: POY Jeff Thomas of East St. Louis

81st N-G All-State Football Team: POY Jeff Thomas of East St. Louis

Flyers standout still waiting to choose his school, and Illinois is in the mix.

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Sat, 12/03/2016 - 9:28pm

Tate: Opposition so-so, just like this hoops win

Tate: Opposition so-so, just like this hoops win

Coach John Groce was surely pleased with three-fifths of his new lineup for the first 33 minutes against VCU on Saturday afternoon in Miami.


Sat, 12/03/2016 - 9:38pm

2016 Illinois football grades: Running backs lead way

2016 Illinois football grades: Running backs lead way

What did we learn about Illinois football during Lovie Smith’s first season as coach? Well, a guy from the NFL isn’t guaranteed instant success at the college level.


Sat, 12/03/2016 - 9:45pm

UI MBB grades: Average in VCU victory

UI MBB grades: Average in VCU victory

Illinois basketball beat writer Scott Richey offers his grades for Illinois and VCU in the Illini's victory at Miami.


Sat, 12/03/2016 - 4:20pm

LIVE! VCU

LIVE! VCU

Illinois follows up key home win Tuesday with another against the Rams


Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:12am

Finke updates his recruitment

Finke updates his recruitment

Champaign Central boys' basketball coach Jeff Finke, along with two of the Maroons' top players, Tim Finke and Doug Wallen, joined us on our latest prep sports podcast visit on Thursday afternoon.


Fri, 12/02/2016 - 9:23pm

Tate: You have questions ...

Tate: You have questions ...

... I have (most of) the answers.


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    2016 Football Schedule

    Sept. 3, vs. Murray State, W 52-3 | Game Story | Tate Column
    Sept. 10, vs. North Carolina, L 23-48 | Game Story | Tate Column
    Sept. 17, vs. Western Michigan, L 10-34 Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 1, at Nebraska, L 16-31 Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 8, vs. Purdue, L 34-31  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 15, at Rutgers, W 24-7  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 22, at Michigan, L 41-8  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 29, vs. Minnesota, L 17-40  Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 5, vs. Michigan State, W 31-27  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 12, at Wisconsin, L 3-48  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 19, vs. Iowa, L 0-28  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 26, at Northwestern, L 21-42 | Game Story | Tate Column

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Oct. 30 Illinois vs. Washington U,(exh.), W 82-75
    Nov. 4 Illinois vs. Lewis, (exh.), 7 p.m. W 95-51
    Nov. 11 Illinois vs. South East Missouri State, 8 p.m. W 81-62
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Northern Kentucky, 5 p.m. W 79-64
    Nov. 15 Illinois vs. McKendree, 7 p.m. W 112-65
    Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Detroit, 7 p.m. W 89-69
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Winthrop, 7 p.m. L 84-80
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. West Virginia, 1:30 p.m.* L 57-89
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Florida St or Temple, 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. L 72-61
    Nov. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina State, 8 p.m.
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, 2 p.m.
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m.
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m.
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, 6 p.m.
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, 4 p.m.
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, TBD
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, 4 p.m.
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8 p.m.
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, 5 p.m.
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, 6 p.m.
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, 1:15 p.m.
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, 8 p.m.
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, 3:30 p.m.
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 8 p.m.
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m.
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, 1 p.m.
    Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, 1 p.m.
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, 6:30 p.m.
    March. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, 8 p.m.
    March. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, 11 a.m.
    *at Brooklyn
    +at Miami
    ^at Chicago
    #at St. Louis