Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball

Moore departs Illini program

CHAMPAIGN — First-year Illinois women's basketball coach Nancy Fahey now has some roster turnover of her own to deal with this offseason. Illini freshman Addaya Moore announced her intent to transfer on social media Monday.

Moore transferring from Illinois

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois freshman Addaya Moore announced Monday she intends to transfer from the Illini women's basketball team.

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore | March 11

One-hundred-fifty years ago today — March 11, 1868 — the Illinois Industrial University (University of Illinois) celebrated its opening of nine days earlier with inaugural ceremonies. President John Milton Gregory, both members of his faculty, 77 students and a bevy of town folk gathered in a large hall on the third floor of University Hall, known by its moniker "The Elephant."

Ballot breakdown | March 5

Scott's Men's Top 25

Team Prev.

1. Virginia 1

2. Villanova 3

3. Xavier 4

4. Gonzaga 5

5. Michigan 19

6. Michigan State 2

7. Duke 8

8. Purdue 11

9. Kansas 6

10. Cincinnati 13

11. Tennessee 17

12. Texas Tech 9

13. Arizona 16

14. North Carolina 7

Illini can't turn the Page en route to 18th straight defeat

INDIANAPOLIS — If only Matt Bollant had been able to talk Teniya Page into playing college basketball in Champaign-Urbana. He tried to land the former Marian Catholic star. But she picked Pen State instead.

For transfer, time here's been a Ball

CHAMPAIGN — If she had stayed with her original school, Alli Ball would be playing tonight at Bowling Green. Toward the end of an eight-win season at Akron.

Instead, the Illinois forward from St. Louis has her first Big Ten tournament game.

"I'm grateful to be here," Ball said.

Starting anew? Illinois hopes for new start after latest loss to Minnesota

CHAMPAIGN — A fresh start. Just what the Illinois women's basketball team needs most.

Minnesota defeated the Illini 84-75 Sunday at State Farm Center.

Illinois ended the regular season with an 0-16 Big Ten record, the first winless conference season in school history.

Illinois Women's Basketball vs Minnesota

University of Illinois Women's Basketball vs Minnesota, Sunday, February 25, 2018, at State Farm Center. The Illini fell to the Golden Gopher's 84-75. 

Illini's Cattenhead ready for next step in life

CHAMPAIGN — She joined the program that was full of hope and promise.

Coming off a 19-14 season and an appearance in the Women's National Invitation Tournament, the Illinois women's basketball team seemed to be on a winning track.

And Kennedy Cattenhead, a top-rated player from Bolingbrook, figured to be a part of the resurgence under then-coach Matt Bollant.

Ballot breakdown: Not just yet, Sparty

A look at how Illinois basketball beat writer — and Associated Press voting member — Scott Richey's polls compared to those of the AP:

Scott's Men's Top 25

Team Prev.

1. Virginia 3

2. Michigan State 4

3. Villanova 2

4. Xavier 1

5. Gonzaga 9

6. Texas Tech 6

7. North Carolina 12

8. Duke 13

9. Kansas 17