Illini baseball adds balanced 2019 class

Illinois baseball coach Dan Hartleb breaks down the overall strengths of his 2019 recruiting class.

Underwood 'disappointed defensively' in loss

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's 88-80 loss to Georgetown in the Gavitt Tipoff Games on Tuesday night at State Farm Center.

Illini won't dwell on loss to Hoyas

Illinois freshman guard Ayo Dosunmu breaks down the Illini's 88-80 loss to Georgetown, while junior guard Andres Feliz discusses missing Trent Frazier and what that meant for the team's defense.

LIVE! Georgetown (and no Trent Frazier)

CHAMPAIGN — Trent Frazier's presence was missed. Illinois got a big game from freshman guard Ayo Dosunmu in Frazier's stead, but the Illini dropped Tuesday night's Gavitt Tipoff Games showdown with Georgetown 88-80.

Underwood gets first 2019 commitment

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois’ chances for an early signing period addition seemed slim. Until Tuesday night. That’s when the Illini got an 11th hour commitment from four-star forward Antwan January — their first in the 2019 class.


Nov. 15 Illinois basketball, volleyball & football chat

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 12:30pm

Brad Underwood's Illinois basketball team is about to jump into the toughest part of its nonconference schedule. Chris Tamas' Illini volleyball team is trying to put the finishing touches on one of the best regular seasons in program history. Lovie Smith's Illinois football team has set a goal of two more wins in its "playoff" push.

Fahey gets another 2019 commit

CHAMPAIGN — Jada Peebles committed to North Carolina State more than four years ago when she was just 13 years old. It was a fit at the time. Peebles is a Raleigh, N.C., native and both of her parents are alums. Her dad, Danny, played football and ran track for the Wolfpack.

Illini baseball getting training center

CHAMPAIGN — A $3 million donation has set a facility upgrade in motion for the Illinois baseball team, with the Susan and Clint Atkins Baseball Training Center — a state-of-the-art indoor practice facility — scheduled to be completed by 2021.

Improved tackling a priority

Illinois coach Lovie Smith addresses his team's loss at Nebraska, the need for better tackling and the Illini's "playoff push."

Georgetown frontcourt will challenge Illinois

Illinois coach Brad Underwood recaps the Illini's win against Evansville and looks ahead to Tuesday's Gavitt Tipoff Games showdown with Georgetown.