QB celebrates Sunday
Happy 43rd birthday to former Illini star Darren Andrew “D.A.” Points, currently an active participant on the PGA Tour.
Illini women's basketball picks up third straight win
Illinois athletic director took over program with serious problems: inadequate facilities, mediocrity (or worse) in the big-money sports and apathy from the fan base.
Alex Brown and Aleks Kovacevic among Illinois players in action Friday
Chancellor Robert Jones on Wednesday proposed extending Josh Whitman's contract through June 30, 2024, and raising his annual salary to $750,000.
Ashley Berggren (women's basketball), Jenna Hall (softball) and Lindsey Nimmo Bristow (women’s tennis) joined more than a dozen other recipients, including all-time men’s basketball scoring leader Deon Thomas, All-American football greats Simeon Rice and David Williams, and longtime track and cross-country coach Gary Wieneke at Friday's ceremony at State Farm Center.
Newcomers could factor heavily into any potential success for several Illinois teams this season. With the athletic year underway, beat writer SCOTT RICHEY spotlights 10 Illini that could make the most difference:
Monday marks the start of the $25,000 Neitzel Family Open — an International Tennis Federation event — at Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex, running through July 28. Illinois men’s coach Brad Dancer discusses what’s on tap.
The man who coached longer at the University of Illinois than any other person died 57 years ago today at the age of 75. Ed Manley, a native St. Louisan, directed Illini men’s swimming and diving for 37 years after being hired by George Huff in 1912.
Even with Kevin Anderson’s limited play so far in 2019, Illinois men's tennis coach Brad Dancer anticipates Anderson to play well in his return to Wimbledon.
In a spinoff of our 'UI 150 & Beyond' project, we asked 10 former Illini coaches now living elsewhere to tell us about the first spot (other than a sports facility) or story that comes to mind when they think back to their C-U days.
There's a reason a football doesn't make an appearance in Jared Thomas' second All-Area boys' tennis Player of the Year photo, as it did last time.
SinglesSingh, Centennial No. 3 14-0 1.000Subbiah, Uni HIgh No. 3 6-0 1.000Taritsa, Uni High No. 4 5-0 1.000Dalling, Uni High No. 4 3-0 1.000Gray, Uni High No. 6 3-0 1.000Scaggs, Centennial No. 2 15-1 .938Braun, Centennial No. 5 16-2 .889Gunn, Central No. 2 7-1 .875Rossow, Central No. 3 7-1 .875
A proud UI contingent was on hand Wednesday in Orlando, Fla., as Howard Milton, senior associate athletic director for development, picked up his 'Fundraiser of the Year' award from the National Association of Athletic Development Directors.
Among report's other suggestions: comprehensive history of the Chief Illiniwek tradition and dedicating a site to the Native American tribes who once lived on lands now owned by the university.
2019 Football Schedule
|Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron W 42 - 3|
|Sep. 7 at UConn W 31 - 23|
|Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan L 31- 34|
|Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska L 38 - 42|
|Oct. 5 at Minnesot L 17 - 40|
|Oct. 12 vs. Michigan L 25 - 42|
|Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin W 24 - 23|
|Oct. 26 at Purdue W 24 - 6|
|Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers W 38 - 10|
|Nov. 9 at Michigan State W 37 - 34|
|Nov. 23 at Iowa L 10 - 19|
|Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern L 10 - 29|
|Nov. 1 Illinois vs. Lewis W 83 - 50|
|Nov. 5 Illinois vs. Nicholls State W 78 - 70|
|Nov. 8 Illinois vs Grand Canyon W 83 - 71|
|Nov. 10 Illinois vs. Arizona L 69 - 90|
|Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Hawaii W 66 - 53|
|Nov. 20 Illinois vs. The Citadel W 85 - 57|
|Nov. 26 Illinois vs. Lindenwood W 117 - 65|
|Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Miami L 79 - 81|
|Dec. 7 Illinois vs. Maryland|
|Dec. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Dec. 14 Illinois vs. Old Dominion|
|Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri|
|Dec. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina A/T|
|Jan. 2 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Jan. 5 Illinois vs. Purdue|
|Jan. 8 Illinois vs. Wisconsin|
|Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Jan. 18 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Jan. 21 Illinois vs.Purdue|
|Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Michigan|
|Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota|
|Feb. 2 Illinois vs.Iowa|
|Feb. 7 Illinois vs.Maryland|
|Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan State|
|Feb. 15 Illinois vs. Rutgers|
|Feb. 18 Illinois vs. Penn State|
|Feb. 24 Illinois vs. Nebraska|
|Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Northwestern|
|Mar. 1 Illinois vs. Indiana|
|Mar. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State|
|Mar. 8 Illinois vs. Iowa|