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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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  • Illinois blows big lead, maybe NCAA tournament bid with loss at Purdue

    Illinois blows big lead, maybe NCAA tournament bid with loss at Purdue
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As much as March is about madness, it's also about momentum. Illinois got a lesson in lost forward motion Saturday, losing a significant lead and falling 63-58 at Purdue in a regular-season finale heavy with NCAA...
  • Barret Benson heads up deep junior class at Hinsdale South

    Barret Benson heads up deep junior class at Hinsdale South
    With his junior season over, Barret Benson can expect even more attention coming his way as one of the state's top college basketball prospects. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound center for Hinsdale South managed just fine this season considering Division I...
  • Low- and mid-majors still in spotlight as NCAA tourney nears

    Low- and mid-majors still in spotlight as NCAA tourney nears
    The behemoth known as the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament gets underway Tuesday, the first of the major conferences to begin the process of crowning a champion. The real spotlight still belongs to the low- and mid-majors. After all, the first-...
  • Illinois to play 2015 football opener on a Friday night

    Illinois to play 2015 football opener on a Friday night
    Illinois has moved its 2015 football season opener to a Friday night. The kickoff will take place under the lights at Memorial Stadium against Kent State on Sept. 4. The time has yet to be announced. "We are always exploring new ideas on improving...
  • A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule

    A look at the Big Ten men's basketball tournament schedule
    With the regular season complete, the Maryland men's basketball team now turns its attention toward its first Big Ten Conference tournament, which will be held Wednesday through Sunday at the United Center in Chicago. The No. 2-seeded Terps have...
  • Illinois' last hopes for March Madness

    Illinois' last hopes for March Madness
    Oh, so close. After knocking off powerhouse Wichita State in a Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinal Saturday, Illinois State was one win away from the Big Dance. All the Redbirds had to do was beat Northern Iowa, another league juggernaut, in...
  • Rayvonte Rice helps Illinois keep NCAA hopes alive in his final home game

    Rayvonte Rice helps Illinois keep NCAA hopes alive in his final home game
    CHAMPAIGN — Twice, Nnanna Egwu lay on the court, wincing in pain for a few frightening moments for Illinois fans. True to form — for him and the Illini — the senior center bounced back up. "You feel it a little bit," Egwu said of...
  • Indiana wins opener of Big Ten women's tournament at Sears Centre

    Indiana wins opener of Big Ten women's tournament at Sears Centre
    With a loose, family-oriented environment as the backdrop, the Big Ten women's basketball tournament opened Wednesday with 12th-seeded Indiana topping 13th-seeded Penn State 68-63 at the Sears Centre Arena. No. 14 seed Purdue edged 11th-seeded Wisconsin...
  • Illinois schools face long NCAA tournament odds

    Illinois schools face long NCAA tournament odds
    At least one bookmaker gives Northwestern 9,999-1 odds to win the NCAA tournament. So you're saying there's a chance. With a 15-15 overall record (6-11 in the Big Ten), the Wildcats first would have to survive a stacked Big Ten tournament field to...
  • Veterans pace Purdue to win over Illinois

    WEST LAFAYETTE — After one of Purdue's four nonconference losses in December, coach Matt Painter said that his team had to get older. With only senior Jon Octeus and juniors Rapheal Davis and A.J. Hammons as upperclassmen among the Boilermakers'...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 3/7 log (updated Saturday AM with matchups)

    7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 6: Reading at Bradford City.--FS1 7:30 a.m.    Golf: Africa Open third round (in East London, South Africa).--Golf 8 a.m.    Tennis: Davis Cup first round (doubles): U.S. at Great Britain and Switzerland at Belgium.--...