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Is Coleman-Lands bound for DePaul?

Rumors are flying the Illinois shooting guard might transfer to the Blue Demons

Is Coleman-Lands bound for DePaul?
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Sunday Special: Reflections from the press box

Sunday Special: Reflections from the press box

Staff writer Bob Asmussen caught up with one veteran/retired reporter from each of the Big Ten's original 10 schools, finding out about the best/worst personalities, elite athletes and the best places to get a pregame snack — or postgame beer.

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Sunday Conversation: Nicole Evans

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Nicole Evans set Illinois' new home run record Saturday, and the Glen Ellyn native will find her name at or near the top of several statistical categories when her Illini career comes to a close.

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Asmussen: UI athletes must be on best behavior

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There are 80-plus football players on scholarship at Illinois. Plus walk-ons. The law of averages tells us some of them are going to get into trouble.

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Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:10pm

Illini target Alstork to pick today

Illini target Alstork to pick today

Wright State graduate transfer Mark Alstork is scheduled to announce his landing spot today. Illinois remains in the mix along with Pittsburgh, South Carolina and LSU. Beat writer SCOTT RICHEY details why Alstork and the Illini might be a match:


Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:34am

Finke belts out 'Greased Lightning'

Finke belts out 'Greased Lightning'

Illinois forward pays homage to former high school drama director on Tuesday morning


Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:19pm

Illini's Allegretti named to Rimington watch list

Illini's Allegretti named to Rimington watch list

Junior started 12 games as a sophomore in 2016


Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:00am

Asmussen: Health improving, Henson hits up C-U

Asmussen: Health improving, Henson hits up C-U

The "Mayor" of Champaign-Urbana is back in town. Don't be surprised if you run into Lou Henson at a local restaurant or the Bromley pool.


Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:32am

Roster to fill, Underwood also looking for leaders

Roster to fill, Underwood also looking for leaders

New Illinois coach impressed by Black, Lucas during spring workouts


Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:55pm

Late rally not enough as Illini’s season ends

Late rally not enough as Illini’s season ends

The guarantee Nicole Evans made Saturday night didn’t come to fruition.


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    2017 Football Schedule

    Sep. 2, vs. Ball State
    Sep. 9, vs. Western Kentucky
    Sep. 15, at South Florida
    Sep. 29, vs Nebraska
    Oct. 7, at Iowa
    Oct. 14, vs Rutgers
    Oct. 21, at Minnesota
    Oct. 28, vs Wisconsin
    Nov. 4, at Purdue
    Nov. 11, vs. Indiana
    Nov. 18, at Ohio State
    Nov. 25, vs Northwestern

     

    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. W 87-74
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, 2 p.m. W 64-46
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m. W 85-77
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m. W 92-73
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^ W 75-73
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, 6 p.m. W 75-66
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, 4 p.m. L 59-84
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, 6 p.m. W 75-70
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, 4 p.m. L 80-96
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8 p.m. W 85-69
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, 5 p.m. L 56-62
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, 6 p.m. L 68-91
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, 1:15 p.m. L 57-66
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, 8 p.m. W 76-64
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, 3:30 p.m. L 67-71
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 8 p.m. L 43-57
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m. L 59-68
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, 7 p.m. W 68-61
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, 1 p.m. L 70-83
    Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, 1 p.m. W 70-66
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m. W 66-50
    Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, 6:30 p.m. W 73-57
    Mar. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, W 73-70
    Mar. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, L 59-62
    Mar. 9 Michigan vs Illinois, L 75-55
    Mar. 14 Illinois vs Valparaiso, W 82-57
    Mar. 20 Illinois vs Boise State, W 71-56
    Mar. 22 Central Florida vs Illinois, L 68-58
    *at Brooklyn
    +at Miami
    ^at Chicago
    #at St. Louis