Women's Basketball

Crawford receives MVP award

Junior guard Ivory Crawford was named Illinois women’s basketball MVP at the team’s postseason banquet Monday night.

Tate: Color me a fan of new uniforms

If Fighting Illini performance is as snappy as their flashy new uniforms, happy days are on the orange and blue horizon.

What do you think of the new look? Let our columnist know here

Nike Rebranding: 4/16/14

The Nike rebranding celebration and the first showing of the new Illini uniforms for all sports at the Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

LIVE Nike show at Krannert

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Huth analyzes women's title game

News-Gazette women’s college basketball beat writer Jeff Huth weighs in on Tuesday night's title game between Connecticut and Notre Dame:

This is the first time in the history of the NCAA women’s tournament that undefeated teams are meeting for the Division I title.

So savor the experience and hope that the game actually lives up to the stratospheric expectations.

Nike rebranding to deliver consistent look for all Illinois athletic teams

CHAMPAIGN — Coming soon to Krannert's main stage: Nnanna Egwu and several other University of Illinois athletes.

In a fashion show-like event, complete with sound effects and special lighting, the basketball teammates will launch a new look for the Illini later this month.

The White Postcards: Game Night

Illini women's basketball recruit Chatrice White agreed to share her experiences during the week of the McDonald's All-American Game in Chicago with News-Gazette readers. Her thoughts following Wednesday night's game at the United Center, in which White scored six points and grabbed nine rebounds to help the West team defeat the East 80-78.

The White Postcards

The latest from Illini women's basketball recruit Chatrice White on her experiences during  McDonald's All-American Game week:

Hey Illini fans, I am coming to you from our player hospitality room at our hotel, once again eating.

McDonald's All-American primer for Illinois

The McDonald’s All-American boys' basketball game is once again in the spotlight tonight.

And once again, no Illinois men’s basketball recruit is on the roster.

Yet the Land of Lincoln will be well-represented tonight (8:30, ESPN) when the East meets the West in the 37th annual game.

Recruit White makes name for herself

CHICAGO — The population of Chatrice White’s hometown is 600 and it has no stoplights.

“We’ve got Main Street,” the Illinois women’s basketball recruit said.

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