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Illini back in on Shannon?

The four-star wing's decommitment from DePaul was only part of this week's discussion on "Inside Illini Basketball" with beat writer Scott Richey.

Illini back in on Shannon?
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Illini in Liddell's top five

Illini in Liddell's top five

Four-star forward also considering Ohio State, Missouri, Wisconsin and Kansas State

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Tipoff: Top 10 priorities for next Illini class

Tipoff: Top 10 priorities for next Illini class

Official-visit season is upon the college basketball world. Our beat writer breaks down 10 recruits he'd prioritize for the next Illini class.

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Eifler finds fresh start with Illini football

Eifler finds fresh start with Illini football

The Illini will have to wait until 2019 for the transfer linebacker to hit the field, but he plans on using the time between then and now to ensure he'll be on the field when his time comes.

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Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:33pm

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Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:36pm

Illini depth chart coming together

Illinois coach Lovie Smith was pleased after Saturday's scrimmage, and that continued Monday as the third week of training camp commenced for the Illini.

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Mon, 08/20/2018 - 1:18pm

Illinois ready for Week 1

Illinois sophomore offensive lineman Vederian Lowe discusses the team's early preparation for Kent State and how the offense is faring, while redshirt sophomore linebacker Jake Hansen breaks down his comeback from last season's torn ACL. 

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Mon, 08/20/2018 - 7:00am

Danville native waiting on his call with Illini defense

Danville native waiting on his call with Illini defense

Freshman defensive end Julian Pearl would much rather be chasing quarterbacks than protecting him, which is exactly what he hopes to do this season for the Illinois football team.


Sun, 08/19/2018 - 5:47pm

Illini soccer stuns No. 3 Duke on the road

Illini soccer stuns No. 3  Duke on the road

Illinois freshman Makena Silber netted the first goal of her career in the 18th minute to pull the Illini even before they scored another and held on to take down their first top-three ranked opponent since 2012.


Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:00am

Exuberant and speedy, Bush brings hype to the Illini

Exuberant and speedy, Bush brings hype to the Illini

AJ Bush has run new offensive coordinator Rod Smith's offense best this month during training camp, putting him in good position to win the starting quarterback job for the Sept. 1 opener against Kent State.


Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:00am

Third time the charm for ex-Illini Meacham to retire

Third time the charm for ex-Illini Meacham to retire

The Centennial grad and former Illinois guard's professional basketball career reached its end this May after two previous attempts didn't take.


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    2018 Football Schedule

    Sep. 1 Illinois vs. Kent State, (11 am CT, BTN)
    Sep. 8 Illinois vs. Western Illinois (6:30 pm CT, BTN)
    Sep. 15 Illinois vs. South Florida at Soldier Field (2:30 pm CT, BTN)
    Sep. 21 Illinois vs. Penn State (8 pm CT, FS1)
    Oct. 6 Illinois vs. Rutgers
    Oct. 13 Illinois Homecoming vs. Purdue (2:30 pm CT, BTN)
    Oct. 20 Illinois vs. Wisconsin (11 am CT, BTN)
    Oct. 27 Illinois vs. Maryland
    Nov. 3 Illinois vs. Minnesota, Memorial Stadium
    Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Nebraska
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. Iowa, Memorial Stadium
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. Northwestern

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 2 Exhibition Game
    Nov. 8 Illinois vs. Evansville, SFC
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Georgetown, SFC
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Gonzaga, Hawaii, ESPN2
    Nov. 20 Illinois vs. TBD
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. TBD
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Mississippi Valley State, SFC
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Notre Dame
    Dec. 8 Illinois vs. UNLV, SFC
    Dec. 15 Illinois vs. East Tennessee State, SFC
    Dec. 22 Illinois vs. Missouri, St. Louis
    Dec. 29 Illinois vs. Florida Atlantic, SFC