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Top of the Morning, July 20, 2018

DAVE REVSINE, the Voice of Big Ten Network, is hosting Tuesday's Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.

Revsine, a former ESPN announcer, has been with BTN since its inception in 2007. He was the first one to speak on the channel:

UI athletics gets $1 million donation

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois athletics announced another seven-figure donation Tuesday, as the Bielfeldt Foundation has committed $1 million to provide updates to the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building and to help fund construction of the Football Performance Center.

Arieal Scott hits reset with Illinois women's basketball team

CHAMPAIGN — The last 18 months have seen Arieal Scott's life change in some fairly unexpected ways.

Scott played the last high school basketball game of her career on Jan. 7, 2017, with the IHSA declaring her ineligible because of residence bylaws and wiping out the rest of her junior season.

'We are simply a lot further along in the process this year'

Q: From the standpoint of the whole program, what are the biggest strides you've seen in the last four months?

Illini Year in Review: Grading the programs

Men's gymnastics: A

Why an A: The Illini won what had been an elusive Big Ten title then followed it up with an individual NCAA champ (Alex Diab on rings) and a third-place national finish as a team.

Illini Year in Review: The Lists

Top male athletes

1. Bren Spillane, baseball. The third-round MLB draft pick was one of three position players nationally to earn consensus (all six) All-American honors.

2. Alex Diab, gymnastics. A national championship on rings for the Glen Ellyn native was Illinois' third on the event and 58th total.

Build it or 'get lapped'

The night before Friday's Hall of Fame Gala in Chicago, heavyweights from Illinois basketball gathered for a Champions Summit.

The message:

"We need to get busy," senior associate athletic director for development Howard Milton said. "You don't get passed in this, you can get lapped in the Big Ten in terms of facilities."

Radio special: Illini in Chicago

A slew of Illini Hall of Famers took part in a special three-hour edition of "Saturday SportsTalk" live from Chicago.

Among the guests who joined Steve Kelly and Loren Tate: Josh Whitman, Lou Henson, Dana Howard, Jim Grabowski, Darrin Fletcher, Dave Downey, Tara Hurless, Kendall Gill, Bruce Douglas, Deron Williams, Nancy Brookhart Cherin and Scott Langley.

Poulter, Spillane take Eddleman honors for Illini

CHAMPAIGN — Jordyn Poulter and Bren Spillane joined an illustrious club on Thursday.

Ubben Fundraising Announcement

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman, along with men's basketball coach Brad Underwood and women's basketball coach Nancy Fahey, at a press conference  to announce a fund raising project to improve the baskeball practic facility at Ubben Basketball Complex on UI campus in Champaign on Monday, June 11, 2018.