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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

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  • Sunday's matchup: Indiana at Illinois

    Sunday's matchup: Indiana at Illinois
    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...
  • Illinois, Indiana coping without key players in lineup

    Illinois, Indiana coping without key players in lineup
    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....
  • Kendrick Nunn and Aaron Cosby played best games in Illinois uniforms

     Kendrick Nunn and Aaron Cosby played best games in Illinois uniforms
    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...
  • Terps overcome mostly-stagnant offense in 73-65 win over Rutgers

    Terps overcome mostly-stagnant offense in 73-65 win over Rutgers
    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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 1/18 log (updated Saturday AM)

    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).--...
  • Tim Beckman will be back for a 4th season as Illinois' football coach

    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....
  • Youth isn't to blame for Maryland's struggles at Illinois

    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...
  • No. 11 Terps look to show that loss to Illinois was just 'one bad night'

    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...
  • College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court

    College notes: Danny Nikitas beats older brother on the basketball court
    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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Tuesday's 12/2 log (updated Monday AM)

    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:...
  • Ice cold: Illini shoot season-worst 27.3 percent, fall at Nebraska

    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...