In our most recent Answer Book, columnist Loren Tate explained why Hall of Famer Lou and Mary Henson are C-U's First Couple.
The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame is set to announce its Class of 2015 on Tuesday, according to its Facebook page.
Established in 2006, the Hall of Fame is based in Kansas City, Mo., and includes more than 170 college basketball greats.
As Big Ten play hits the dog days of February, a few things are readily apparent when looking at the league's efficiency stats for conference games only. First, Wisconsin continues to be the Big Ten's best by a wide margin. Second, Maryland continues to work magic in close games, thus drastically outperforming their efficiency margin. Third, the league's pace of play continues
UI women at Rutgers
6 p.m. Tuesday
Illinois (13-13, 4-10 Big Ten)
P Name Yr. Ht. PPG
G Kyley Simmons Jr. 5-7 10.2
PALM COAST, Fla. — The top-ranked Illinois men’s golf team lived up to its billing Monday, defeating Maryland and Michigan to win the Big Ten Match Play Championships at Hammock Beach Resort’s Conservatory Course.
Illinois beat the Wolverines 3-2 in the championship match after the Illini won 3-2 against Maryland in the semifinals.
CHAMPAIGN — In two games since returning from a nine-game absence because of a broken hand and suspension, Rayvonte Rice isn’t quite playing at the level that had him ranked among the nation’s most efficient offensive players when he was averaging 17.2 points on 51.5 percent shooting and 48 percent from three-point range.
CHAMPAIGN — The decision wasn’t made Monday.
After all, Mike Phair was still trying to familiarize himself with the surroundings at Memorial Stadium.
The new Illinois assistant football coach — who arrived in Champaign on Sunday — is tasked with the responsibility of improving a defense that was among one of the worst in the country last season.