Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball

Thomas hired at Cleveland State

CLEVELAND — Cleveland State has hired Mike Thomas as its new athletic director.

Ballot Breakdown: Wisconsin men continue climb

A look at how Illinois hoops writer SCOTT RICHEY’s polls compare with those of the Associated Press:

Richey's Men's Top 25

Illini women can't keep up with Wolverines

CHAMPAIGN — Having a first-half lead over a team that sits just outside the Associated Press Top 25 poll had to feel good for the Illinois women’s basketball team Wednesday.

The Illini finishing their game against Michigan with five players hitting at least 10 points, when paired with the early advantage, might sound like a strong combination for a Big Ten upset.

Part 8: The 'surreal' days of dodging National Guardsmen on the way to class

With the University of Illinois about to turn the big 1-5-0, we asked A-list alumni about the one Campustown spot that made the biggest impression on them. On Tuesdays throughout 2017, Managing Editor JEFF D'ALESSIO will tell their tales.

Ballot Breakdown: Gonzaga jumps to top men's spot

A look at how Illinois hoops writer SCOTT RICHEY’s polls compare with those of the Associated Press:

Richey's Men's Top 25

UI Roundup: Beasley's career day not enough

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Freshman Brandi Beasley scored a career-high 28 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Illinois women’s basketball team fell to Penn State on Sunday, 82-66.

Beasley added seven rebounds and five assists, but was plagued by seven turnovers.

Maryland women humble Illinois

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois women’s basketball team is improved this season. It has more wins (three) in the Big Ten than it recorded during the entire 2015-16 campaign.

But it wasn’t ready for this.

Maryland showed why it is ranked No. 3 in the nation, drilling the Illini 94-49 on Thursday night at State Farm Center.

Bollant's squad needs best effort

CHAMPAIGN — Matt Bollant’s Illinois women’s basketball team has faced challenges this season. There were games against No. 16 Ohio State, Mid-American Conference leaders Ohio and Central Michigan and Summit contender South Dakota.

But nothing like this.

Ballot Breakdown: Florida State men should be feared

A look at how Illinois hoops beat writer SCOTT RICHEY’s polls compare with those of the Associated Press:

Richey's Men's Top 25

UI Roundup: Wrestling defeats Northern Illinois

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois wrestling team picked up its second win of the weekend by defeating Northern Illinois 25-12 on Sunday at Huff Hall.

Zane Richards, Kyle Langenderfer, Isaiah Martinez, Emery Parker and Brooks Black earned victories for the Illini (4-2).