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Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr.
The Illinois Fighting Illini are the athletic teams of the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. The school colors are orange and blue and the teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The university has won two Division I National Championships since 1958 and more than 25 overall. Famous players include Red Grange, George Halas, Dick Butkus, Lou Boudreau, Dike Eddleman, Ray Nitschke and Johnny Kerr. « Show less

Top Illinois Fighting Illini Articles

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  • Illini set spring game date

    Illinois has set its spring football scrimmage for 5 p.m. on April 18. The Orange and Blue spring game will air live on the Big Ten Network. Spectators can attend the game and park for free. The spring practices also feature an appearance at 6 p.m. on...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

     Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    1. Wisconsin (18-2, 6-1; 1): Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points, including eight in overtime, to hold off Michigan. Up next: Saturday at Iowa. 2. Maryland (18-3, 6-2; 2):Should Maryland have needed a last-second tip-in to beat Northwestern? No. But count...
  • Big Ten's NCAA tournament prospects not looking so hot

    The Big Ten was expected to have a down season. But the league isn't meeting those expectations. It's worse than everyone thought. "I thought (teams) would take a step back, but not that far," said Jerry Palm, bracketologist for CBSSportscom. "The big...
  • Illinois team manager Ryan Schmidt relishing role as walk-on

    Illinois team manager Ryan Schmidt relishing role as walk-on
    MINNEAPOLIS — When Illinois starting guard Kendrick Nunn saw some sweat on the Minnesota court Saturday, he alerted his teammate to mop it up. That was fine with Ryan Schmidt. The student manager, who suited up for the first time for the short-...
  • High time for Illinois players to 'man up'

     High time for Illinois players to 'man up'
    MINNEAPOLIS — For Illinois coach John Groce, Saturday's loss at Minnesota was less about numbers and more about toughness. Shrugging off the idea that a limited roster depleted by injury caught up with the team at Williams Arena in a 79-71 stumble...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 1/26 log (updated Sunday AM)

    3 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open.--ESPN2 6:30 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open.--Tennis Ch. 7 p.m.    Basketball: Illinois women at Michigan.--Big Ten Net. 7 p.m.    Basketball: Army at American.--CBSSN 7 p.m.    Hockey: AHL All-Star Game: Eastern...
  • Hollins-led Minnesota fends off Illinois, 79-71

    MINNEAPOLIS Nate Mason hit four free throws in the final two minutes and Minnesota held off a late Illinois threat for its second win in three games, 79-71 at Williams Arena on Saturday. A sloppy late stretch full of fouls and missed free throws...
  • Freshman Leron Black gives Illinois a shot of energy

    Freshman Leron Black gives Illinois a shot of energy
    Before the season, Illinois guard and Champaign native Rayvonte Rice promised freshman Leron Black that if Black had a double-double in a win, he could come to Rice's home for some of his mother's home cooking. After Black's 13-point, 15-rebound...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 1/24 log (updated Friday AM)

    4:30 a.m.    Golf: Qatar Masters (in Doha).--Golf 8:30 a.m.    Highlights: North Carolina basketball.--MASN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--NNPS 10 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup...
  • Illinois injury woes lead coach to add team manager to the roster in middle of Big Ten play

    The injury situation at Illinois has come to this: Coach John Groce has added team manager Ryan Schmidt to the roster. After almost four full seasons of working with towels, water bottles and the stools players sit on during timeouts, the 6-foot senior...
  • Hot-shooting No. 23 Indiana hands No. 13 Maryland worst loss of the season, 89-70

    Hot-shooting No. 23 Indiana hands No. 13 Maryland worst loss of the season, 89-70
    The Maryland men's basketball team came to storied Assembly Hall looking to break the hex Indiana seems to have on nationally ranked teams. The Terps also came to the Big Ten Conference's most iconic arena looking to build on their growing reputation as a...