Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball

Sneak peek: UI women vs. Penn State

Sneak peek: UI women vs. Penn State,
2:45 p.m. Wednesday


Illinois (9-20)


P      Name    Yr.    Ht.    PPG

G    Kyley Simmons    R-Sr.    5-7    12.0

March 3 Ask the Sports Editor chat

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 2:00pm

What should Josh Whitman turn his focus to come March 21, his first day as Illinois athletic director? How will the future of the Illini's big three coaches — Bill Cubit, John Groce and Matt Bollant — be affected? What would you like to see in the pages of The News-Gazette? Sports editor Matt Daniels will take any and all inquiries in his 2 p.m.

UI roundup: Coleman-Lands nets league honor

ROSEMONT — Illinois freshman men’s basketball player Jalen Coleman-Lands averaged 19.5 points during the Illini’s two most recent home games, a loss last Thursday against Indiana and a win on Sunday night against Minnesota.

Ballot Breakdown: Iowa men suddenly in trouble

How Illinois basketball writer Scott Richey voted in this week’s men’s and women’s Associated Press Top 25 polls:

Scott Richey's Men's Top 25

UPDATED: Coaching call in Whitman's court

URBANA — With trustee approval under his belt, new University of Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman has lots to ponder once he officially takes over on Saturday.

What's first on his list? It's up to Whitman, according to interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson.

Asmussen's Big Ten women's tournament thoughts

All 14 Big Ten women’s teams will converge upon Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis for the league tourney, which starts Wednesday. Staff writer Bob Asmussen’s thoughts:

Tate: Awarding 'Oscars' to UI athletics

It’s Oscar “Make Believe” Sunday, so let’s apply “best of” categories to real Illini sports figures.

We don’t need host Chris Rock to offset the Hollywood outcry about a lack of diversity.

Parkland men, women take conference titles

CHAMPAIGN — Parkland College men’s basketball saw a golden opportunity in its game Saturday against Danville Area Community College. Taking advantage of that chance garnered them a conference title.

Sneak peek: UI women at Iowa

Sneak peek: UI women at Iowa,
5 p.m. Saturday


Illinois (9-19, 2-15 Big Ten)
P      Name    Yr.    Ht.    PPG
G    Kyley Simmons    R-Sr.    5-7    12.0

Home stretch for State Farm Center

CHAMPAIGN — Following Sunday's home finale against Minnesota, the State Farm Center crew will get right to work preparing the building for the final phase of its $169.5 million renovation.