TAMPA, Fla. — Hope Howell drove in two runs, leading Illinois to a 6-4 softball victory against South Florida on Friday at the Wilson Tournament.
The Illini (4-2) lost 4-1 to Hofstra in their tournament opener.
PARK RIDGE — Sophomore Paul Ruggeri was named co-Big Ten Gymanst of the Week on Monday after he won the high bar at the Winter Cup Challenge last weekend.
CHAMPAIGN – No. 15 Roger Smith-Bergsrud's last-second takedown lifted him to a 3-1 victory at 165 pounds Friday night against Northwestern's Dominic Marella and helped the ninth-ranked Illinois wrestlers rally for a 22-13 victory against the No. 16 Wildcats.
Ruggeri gives men's gymnastics team lift in win
CHAMPAIGN – An Illinois senior class so happy to have a home pool closed out its return season to the Athletics and Recreation Center in style Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN – It's too late for New Year's resolutions, but with inauguration euphoria subsiding, it's time to chime in with 21 ideas whose time has come.
Of course, our jump-shooting new president may find it easier to uplift the economy and bring peace to the Middle East than influencing Jim Delany and all those college presidents to institute a football playoff, but that's a good place to start. Good luck, Barack. Following are thoughts on 21 hot points of the period.