CHAMPAIGN — Illinois nearly doubled up Iowa in total shot attempts and had triple the number on goal, but the Hawkeyes capitalized on an Illini miscue late in the second half for a 1-0 victory on Thursday at Illinois Soccer Stadium.
The Illinois volleyball team has dropped four straight Big Ten matches with Iowa and Nebraska headed to Huff Hall this weekend. Beat writer Scott Richey was at Huff for the last two losses, and you can pick his brain during his weekly chat at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. He'll also take any Illini women's basketball questions you have. And why not throw some women's soccer questions his way, too.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jannelle Flaws’ team-leading ninth goal of the season wasn’t enough for Illinois soccer Sunday as the Illini fell 3-1 to host Michigan.
The University of Illinois' highest-paid employee also drives one of the snazziest cars you'll see in a Campustown lot — for free.
When men's basketball coach John Groce hits the road to watch a high school recruit play, he does so in style, in a 2015 BMW X5 valued at $68,075.
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Jannelle Flaws certainly picked an opportune moment to snap her six-match scoreless streak. Held without a goal since Sept. 6, the all-time leading scorer in Illinois history scored on a penalty kick with one second remaining to ultimately salvage a 1-1 tie against Michigan State after the Illini played their third consecutive double-overtime match.
CHAMPAIGN — Allison Stucky scored on an assist from Jannelle Flaws in the first half, leading Illinois to a 1-1 tie against Ohio State on Friday night in a Big Ten soccer match.
The Buckeyes (6-3-3, 1-2-2) answered in the first half, and there was no scoring in the second half or in the two overtime periods.
The Illini (8-2-2, 2-1-2) outshot Ohio State 22-14.
CHAMPAIGN — Jannelle Flaws spent Wednesday’s practice watching from the sidelines at Illinois Soccer Stadium.
But the all-time leading goal scorer in Illinois history wasn’t going to stay off the field forever.
Beat writer Scott Richey is handling any and all inquiries into Kevin Hambly's program after the Illini opened up the Big Ten slate this past weekend with wins at Maryland and Rutgers. More road trips await Illinois, starting with Wednesday's highly-anticipated match at Wisconsin. Volleyball not your forte?
CHAMPAIGN — Two points.
The difference between a tie and a win. Seemingly inconsequential, right?
Maybe in nonconference play. But it’s an entirely different animal when it comes to a Big Ten season that only lasts 11 matches. Particularly this season, when the conference might be the closest — the most competitive top to bottom — it has been in years.