Illini notch another top-10 win, push win streak to 9 matches

CHAMPAIGN — Fans started pouring into Huff Hall as soon as the doors opened at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Sure, winter weather might have sped up the process, but so did the demand for tickets for the top-10 matchup between No. 4 Illinois and No. 7 Penn State.

UI Volleyball vs. Penn State

Illinois won an NCAA volleyball match against Penn State 3-2 in a sold out Huff Hall on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.

Illini start off weekend double on right note

CHAMPAIGN — The final weeks of the regular season presents two distinct opportunities for Illinois volleyball.

Digging in to help out fits O'Brien

CHAMPAIGN — Reinforcements are on the way.

Illinois volleyball is set to add Champaign Central's Rylee Hinton and Zion-Benton's Kennedy Collins next week when the early signing period begins as part of the 2019 recruiting class.

Tamas not playing 'what if' with Illini's postseason

CHAMPAIGN — The NCAA Women's Volleyball Committee has released a top 10 in the latter part of the season for three straight years as a way to ramp up interest ahead of Selection Sunday for the NCAA tournament.

Nov. 7 Illinois basketball, volleyball & football chat

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 12:30pm

OK, now it's real. The 2018-19 college basketball season is officially underway after months (and months) of buildup. Illinois tips things off at 7 p.m. Thursday against Evansville. Then a busy weekend for Illinois athletics continues.

Diana Brown is learning from one of the best

CHAMPAIGN — Here's how long ago Diana Brown committed to Illinois volleyball.

Now former coach Kevin Hambly was still more than two years away from leaving the Illini for Stanford. And now senior setter Jordyn Poulter wouldn't even arrive on campus for her freshman year for nearly eight more months.

Illini volleyball moves up AVCA Poll

Rankings matter

Oct. 31 Illinois basketball, volleyball & football chat

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 12:30pm

After saying it for months now, it truly is college basketball season. Illinois opens the 2018-19 season with Friday's exhibition game against Illinois Wesleyan at State Farm Center. That's where some questions about this year's Illini could start to get answered.

Redemption for Illini in road win

LINCOLN, Neb. — Illinois volleyball felt like it let two potential signature wins slip away about a month ago. Fourteen straight wins was met with consecutive losses to both Nebraska and Wisconsin at Huff Hall in a matchup of top 10 Big Ten teams.