| Jan 18, 2015
| 6:41 AM
TV: Noon Sunday; BTN.
Records: Indiana 13-4, 3-1 Big Ten; Illinois 12-6, 2-3.
Shannon Ryan's quick look: Illinois has had Indiana's number lately, winning five straight at home against the Hoosiers and 11 of the last 12 in Champaign. The Illini have...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:09 PM
This isn't how Illinois would look at this point of the season in coach John Groce's preseason vision.
It's a safe bet Indiana coach Tom Crean didn't see the Hoosiers' lineup as it now exists.
Both coaches are operating and adapting in a new reality....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:57 PM
The preseason blow of losing Tracy Abrams to injury was a worry. Losing Rayvonte Rice last week was cast as a potentially fatal blow.
To win without two pivotal guards, Illinois needed a little more from everybody.
"It's going to take different guys...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:08 PM
In this case, the numbers did lie — at least a little.
Maryland was outscored badly to start both halves and outshot by Rutgers Wednesday night at Xfinity Center. The Terps were missing open looks and forcing a number of shots while not doing a...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:00 PM
3:30 a.m. Golf: Abu Dhabi Championship final round.--Golf
8:25 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Hull City at West Ham.--NBCSN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News and nnpstv.com).--...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas saw enough improvement from football coach Tim Beckman's team to retain him.
Thomas released a statement about keeping Beckman on Sunday, the day after the Illini earned bowl eligibility by beating Northwestern....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The last time the Maryland men's basketball team played a game at Illinois prior to Wednesday was eight years ago.
For much of the first half Wednesday night, it looked as if the 11th-ranked Terps were going to have the same kind of success as they...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:18 PM
With less than three minutes remaining in Wednesday's game against Illinois at State Farm Center, Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon substituted for Dez Wells after the senior guard took an off-balance jump shot that missed badly, falling wide...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
The Dec. 9 men’s basketball game between Lake Forest College and Lawrence was a battle of the Nikitas brothers.
Danny Nikitas, a 6-0 freshman guard from Glenbrook South, scored 12 points and dished out four assists in Lake Forest College’s...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:40 PM
9 a.m. Football: Sept. 2012: Phoebus vs. Bethel.--LSC 48
12:30 p.m. Football: Oct. 2012: Kecoughtan vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48
2:30 p.m. Soccer: UEFA Champions League: Arsenal at Borussia Dortmund.--MASN2
2:40 p.m. Soccer: English Premier League:...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 8:41 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. — After Illinois beat a Top 25 team at home on Wednesday, it seemed possible that the Illini would stay on course.
Turns out that wasn't the case. At least not Sunday night at Nebraska, where Illinois put on its worst offensive...