Fleming shores up middle for Illini volleyball

CHAMPAIGN— Chris Tamas maintained throughout the offseason he wouldn't use one of his open scholarships and add a transfer simply to fill a roster spot.

Media Day: U of I Volleyball 2018

University of Illinois volleyball Media Day at Huff Hall on UI campus in Champaign on Friday, August 17, 2018.

Questions about the Illini? We have some answers

Will Jordyn Poulter ascend to become the top setter in the country?

Aug. 15 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 12:30pm

Illinois has missed out on Kahlil Whitney and Terrence Shannon Jr., but E.J. Liddell, Drew Timme and Kofi Cockburn are still in play. What will ultimately become of the Illini's 2019 recruiting class? Which prospects are the realistic targets? When do recruiting misses start to become worrisome?

Ex-Illini picked as volleyball captain for Team USA

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Women's National Team will continue its preparation to defend its FIVB World Championship with a four-match friendly exhibition tour against Brazil. Former Illinois All-American Michelle Bartsch-Hackley will serve as team captain.

Illini volleyball 12th in preseason poll

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois finished the 2017 season ranked among the top 25 teams in the country after a Sweet 16 run in the NCAA tournament. It was the Illini's only week ranked among the nation's elite teams.

Aug. 8 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:30pm

Scott Richey is in the thick of Illinois football training camp, but he's always open to basketball questions. Will Kahlil Whitney pick the Illini? Which other 2019 prospects might keep Brad Underwood's program in the mix as their lists are cut?

FROM THE ARCHIVES: the lost Loane tapes

My look through the WDWS archives was complete...or so I thought.

Tamas shores up roster with transfer

CHAMPAIGN — Offseason transfers reshaped the Illinois volleyball roster after a Sweet 16 run in 2017 in Chris Tamas' first season as coach. One in particular — Tyanna Omazic to Missouri — left Illinois thin at middle blocker.

Illini athletics are on the horizon

August is here. And that means Illinois athletics are nearly back in session. Here are four key dates to watch out for this month: