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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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  • Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process

    Building the NCAA tournament bracket: A look inside the process
    INDIANAPOLIS — At NCAA headquarters, the basketball enthusiasts view Selection Sunday as Christmas morning. This mock selection exercise would be akin to Thanksgiving. "So let's eat," says David Worlock, the NCAA point man for this event....
  • Henson, Havlicek among those headed into college hoops Hall of Fame

    Henson, Havlicek among those headed into college hoops Hall of Fame
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When he arrived at Illinois in 1975, the first thing Lou Henson did was preach patience. The new coach wanted to build the Fighting Illini into a national contender, but he wanted to do it with in-state prospects, even if it'd...
  • Indiana hits 18 3-pointers, rolls by Minnesota

    BLOOMINGTON — Indiana head coach Tom Crean wasn't aware that his Hoosiers were on the verge of a record night. Indiana set a school-record with 18 3-point field goals in a 90-71 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Sunday night. "I didn't...
  • Dez Wells earns Big Ten Co-Player of the Week honors

    Dez Wells earns Big Ten Co-Player of the Week honors
    Maryland guard Dez Wells, whose early-season wrist injury derailed what had been a terrific start to his senior year, has finally started to play as well as did in the team’s first few games. After averaging 20 points and four rebounds in...
  • Illinois' Rayvonte Rice getting back into groove on court

    Illinois' Rayvonte Rice getting back into groove on court
    With his hand still heavily bandaged, Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice dived on the court, fought for rebounds, dunked (with the opposite hand) and played an average of 28.5 minutes the last two games. "I didn't think he'd be able to play that many...
  • Badgers draw closer to Big Ten title with methodical victory

    MADISON, Wis. With each week, the Big Ten regular-season title draws a bit closer for Bo Ryan's players. With senior Frank Kaminsky leading another balanced scoring effort, fifth-ranked Wisconsin took another small step toward that goal Sunday at the...
  • Lou Henson named to collegiate basketball Hall of Fame

    Lou Henson named to collegiate basketball Hall of Fame
    Former Illinois coach Lou Henson was selected to the national collegiate basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City. Henson's career spanned 41 years at three programs: Hardin-Simmons, New Mexico State and most famously at Illinois. He led the Illini to...
  • Munster grad Nate Bubash spark plug for Indiana Wesleyan

    Munster grad Nate Bubash spark plug for Indiana Wesleyan
    Indiana Wesleyan coach Greg Tonagel praises Nate Bubash's "high motor" on the basketball court for contributing to a championship season. The 6-foot-4 sophomore from Munster is averaging 5.1 points and 3.7 rebounds for the Wildcats, who have clinched...
  • FSU's Rashad Greene, UCF's Breshad Perriman among players with most to gain at NFL Combine

    FSU's Rashad Greene, UCF's Breshad Perriman among players with most to gain at NFL Combine
    The future of the National Football League will be on display this week as the NFL Combine kicks off Tuesday in Indianapolis. What used to take place in front of a handful of scouts, general managers and other team executives has now morphed into a...
  • Short-handed or not, Illinois resolutely making tournament push

    Short-handed or not, Illinois resolutely making tournament push
    Maybe early in his career, Illinois coach John Groce said, he would hear about an opponent's injury and view it clinically and detached, seeing it as a competitive advantage. Now? No way. He has been through too much. Especially this season. "The...
  • Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin overpower Illinois

    Frank Kaminsky, Wisconsin overpower Illinois
    MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky did not score in the second half Sunday until about four minutes remained against Illinois. No matter. Kaminsky had done enough damage and received plenty of help from his dangerous teammates to...