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Because of its past several years of phenomenal success on the links, the University of Illinois has been somewhat sarcastically labeled by its alumni as a “golf school.” But during a dominant stretch from the late 1930s through the 1950s, it could have been similarly stated that Illinois wa…

From men's golf to softball, it's not just the men's basketball team that's generating success on the University of Illinois campus right now

CHAMPAIGN — Ayo Dosunmu tapped into his inner All-American on Friday against Iowa. His game-high — and highly-efficient — 25 points led the way for the Illini in their 80-75 victory.

Less than a year ago, the Illinois women’s gymnastics season ended abruptly amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, 10 months later, the Illini have a chance to return to action.

Top moments? Top performances? There were plenty of them. Beat writer Scott Richey highlights the best and brightest teams, coaches and athletes from the past 12 months on the Illinois athletics scene — and also looks ahead to what is sure to be an unprecedented year due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Illinois athletics beat writer Scott Richey weighs in with his marks for all 19 Illini teams during the 2019-20 season

Cassie Arner is the associate athletic director for marketing, fan development and strategic communication within the Illinois athletic department. She's also a 46-year-old white woman who is the mother of a 16-year-old black son, Clevel, and has spent most of his life learning about what life is like from his eyes. 'I had to learn everything I could. I needed to be fully educated so I could understand and advocate for him.'