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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....
  • Despite shooting slump, Melo Trimble still helping Terps win

    Maryland freshman point guard Melo Trimble laughed Saturday at Xfinity Center when mention was made of the four free throws he missed in 13 attempts while scoring a team-high 20 points in a 70-58 win over Minnesota. It seemed uncharacteric for Trimble,...
  • Wednesday's matchup: Maryland at Illinois

    Wednesday's matchup: Maryland at Illinois
    TV/radio: 8 p.m. Wednesday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670. Records: Illinois 10-5, 0-2 Big Ten. Maryland 14-1, 2-0. Shannon Ryan's quick look: Illinois needs to take advantage of its lone home game in a stretch of five that start the Big Ten season. That's going...
  • 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).--...
  • Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky worked his way to unlikely stardom
    Before adoring fans called him "The Moose" or "Joe College" or "Frank the Tank," Frank Kaminsky was known simply as "Frankie" or "Little Frank." All year round, Little Frank would tag along with his 6-foot-10 dad to gyms around Chicago to watch "Big...
  • With a little help from Juan Dixon, Maryland's student managers are also racking up wins

    With a little help from Juan Dixon, Maryland's student managers are also racking up wins
    Word spread quickly through the ranks of Big Ten men's basketball student managers within hours after Maryland had played — and won — its first game at Michigan State. Joe Baker, a junior who is the head manager at Purdue, saw a message on a...
  • Terps lose control after halftime of 64-57 loss to Illinois

    Terps lose control after halftime of 64-57 loss to Illinois
    History awaited 11th-ranked Maryland here at the State Farm Center. A victory over an Illinois team that had lost its first two Big Ten games and then star guard Rayvonte Rice to a broken hand at practice Monday would have given this year’s Terps...
  • 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...
  • Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings

    Shannon Ryan's Big Ten basketball rankings
    Record, last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Wisconsin (15-2, 3-1; 1): Despite a loss to Rutgers, the Badgers are still the best Big Ten team. But they'll be put to the test without starting point guard Traevon Jackson, who reportedly will miss six...
  • 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...