Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball

Kowalczyk to retire

The man who bridged the gap in leadership for the Illinois athletic department from the time Mike Thomas was fired to the time Josh Whitman was hired will retire from the university.

Paul Kowalczyk will step aside as the Illini's executive senior associate athletic director, effective Aug. 31, following more than 30 years of working in college athletics.

Top of the Morning, May 15, 2018

Our podcast lineup continues to grow at news-gazette.com, with basketball beat writer SCOTT RICHEY the latest to offer his expertise for our listening audience.

He's one of four newsroom veterans who regularly weigh in with unique content at our website.

Pop quiz: How well do you know Illini athletics?

The 2017-18 school year is winding to its conclusion — although multiple Illinois spring sports will extend past graduation. Staff writer SCOTT RICHEY proctors the final exam on a year in Illini athletics:

*Scroll to the bottom for the answers*

Rece Davis to host Hall of Fame gala

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois dipped into the national sports media well for its Hall of Fame Gala host for a second straight year, with ESPN personality Rece Davis set to host the June 15 event at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History.

UI hoops' 2018-19 Big Ten opponents released

Illinois men's and women's basketball on Thursday learned their slate of Big Ten Conference opponents for the 2018-19 season, with the Illini men taking part in a 20-game league slate for the first time.

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 15, 2018

With college sports' late national signing day in the books and decision day for non-jocks coming up on May 1, we asked this week's panel of former Illini: What do you remember most about the time you said 'I do' to the orange and blue?

Coaches vs. Cancer 2018

The Coaches vs. Cancer event at Gordyville on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore, April 8, 2018

From Kansas City to Peoria to Kuwait City ... that's been the trajectory of former Illini women's basketball player Kendra Gantt's life through her first 55 years.

Recruited to the University of Illinois in 1981 by Coach Jane Schroeder, the former Peoria Richwoods High School all-star flourished from 1981-85.

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.