| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:07 AM
TV/radio: 8 p.m. Wednesday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670, WGN-AM 720.
Records: Illinois 10-6, 1-3 Big Ten; Northwestern 10-6, 1-2.
Shannon Ryan's quick look: Illinois' defense has tightened the last two games, holding both Maryland and Nebraska to fewer than 60...
| 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 13, 2015
| 6:45 AM
While Maryland managed a split on the road last week in the Big Ten – winning at Purdue on Saturday after losing at Illinoid on Wednesday – sophomore center Damonte Dodd had his toughest two-game stretch of the season.
Dodd finished with six...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 3:43 PM
The Northwestern players exited Ryan Field quickly, ceding their turf to the victorious men in orange and white. As is custom, every Wildcat tapped a sign that says TRUST YOURSELF on their way out.
Truth is, the motto for this Northwestern offseason...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:40 PM
The season-ending loss of point guard Tracy Abrams in the preseason. An 0-2 start to the Big Ten season. Five losses before mid-January.
Could things really get worse for Illinois?
The answer is yes. And, apparently, by a lot.
| Jan 10, 2015
| 10:50 PM
Illinois coach John Groce has said since Wednesday night's upset of No. 11 Maryland that "the cat's out of the bag" when it comes to how well his team can perform.
Now the question is: How often can the Illini perform that well?
The Illini (11-5, 1-...
| 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 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:...
| 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...