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Illini have work to do before opening new football facility

Beat writer Scott Richey looks at four items Illinois needs to address before its new Football Performance Center is completed by August 2019.

Illini have work to do before opening new football facility
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Welcome to campus, Ayo

Welcome to campus, Ayo

Dosunmu, who averaged 9.5 points, 4.5 assists and 2.3 rebounds to help Team USA win a gold medal, begins his college experience at the UI.

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Two eras of Illini basketball, one grand legacy

Two eras of Illini basketball, one grand legacy

No surprise, the debate about the all-time greatest Illinois basketball team surfaced at Friday night's Hall of Fame Gala. Kendall Gill and Deron Williams both got a chance to weigh in.

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Asmussen | Henson is breaking out his orange coat

Asmussen | Henson is breaking out his orange coat

Lou Henson, the winningest basketball coach in school history, leads the second class at Friday night's Hall of Fame Gala at the Field Museum of Natural History.

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Top 50 most important Illini: No. 42, Bobby Walker

Top 50 most important Illini: No. 42, Bobby Walker

Every day for the 50 days leading up to the first Illinois football practice, beat writer Scott Richey will reveal the 50 most important Illini for the 2018 season.


Sat, 06/23/2018 - 7:00am

Top 50 teams in 2018: No. 42, Kentucky

Top 50 teams in 2018: No. 42, Kentucky

Every day for the 50 days leading up to the first Illinois football practice, beat writer Bob Asmussen will unveil his top 50 college football teams going into the 2018 season.


Fri, 06/22/2018 - 2:35pm

Tipoff: Top 10 prospects for 2019 NBA Draft

Tipoff: Top 10 prospects for 2019 NBA Draft

The 2018 NBA Draft was Thursday, so why not start looking ahead to 2019 now? Our college basketball writer breaks down the top 10 college prospects that could hear their name called next June.


Fri, 06/22/2018 - 5:01pm

In-state running back picks Illini

In-state running back picks Illini

Illinois lands three-star Montini prospect


Fri, 06/22/2018 - 7:00am

Top 50 most important Illini: No. 43, James Knight

Top 50 most important Illini: No. 43, James Knight

Every day for the 50 days leading up to the first Illinois football practice, beat writer Scott Richey will reveal the 50 most important Illini for the 2018 season.


Fri, 06/22/2018 - 7:00am

Top 50 teams in 2018: No. 43, Purdue

Top 50 teams in 2018: No. 43, Purdue

Every day for the 50 days leading up to the first Illinois football practice, beat writer Bob Asmussen will unveil his top 50 college football teams going into the 2018 season.


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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. 10 Illinois vs. Southern - W 102 - 55
    Nov. 12 Illinois vs. Tennessee-Martin W 77 - 74
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. DePaul - W 82 - 73
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Marshall - W 91 - 74
    Nov. 22 Illinois vs. Augustana - W 96 - 62
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. North Carolina Central - W 86 - 73
    Nov. 28 Illinois at Wake Forest - L 73 - 86
    Dec. 1 Illinois at Northwestern - L 68 - 72
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. Maryland - L 91 - 92
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. Austin Peay - W 64 - 57
    Dec. 9 Illinois at UNLV - L 82 - 89
    Dec. 13 Illinois vs. Longwood - W 92 - 45
    Dec. 16 Illinois vs. New Mexico State L 69 - 74
    Dec. 23 Illinois vs. Missouri (at St. Louis) - W 70 -64
    Dec. 30 Illinois vs. Grand Canyon - W 62 - 58
    Jan. 3 Illinois at Minnesota - L 67 - 77
    Jan. 6 Illinois at Michigan - L 69 - 79
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Iowa -  L 97 - 104
    Jan. 15 Illinois at Nebraska - L 63 - 64
    Jan. 19 Illinois at Wisconsin - L 50 - 75
    Jan. 22 Illinois vs. Michigan State - L 74 - 87
    Jan. 24 Illinois vs. Indiana - W 73 - 71
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Rutgers - W 91 - 60
    Feb. 4 Illinois at Ohio State - L 67 - 75
    Feb. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin - L 69 - 78
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State - L 52 - 74
    Feb. 14 Illinois at Indiana - L 68 - 78
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Nebraska - W 72 - 66
    Feb. 20 Illinois at Michigan State - L 61 - 81
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Purdue - L 86 - 93
    Feb. 25 Illinois at Rutgers - W 75 - 62
    Feb. 28 Illiinois vs. Iowa - L 87 - 96