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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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  • Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll

    Jalen Brunson boosts Villanova in college basketball poll
    Less than 24 hours after Duke was cutting down the nets and the song "One Shining Moment" was filling the CBS airwaves, college basketball's analysts already were conjecturing on which school will enjoy the next Shining Moment. Eamonn Brennan, the...
  • Warren grad Kristiyan Trukov earns tennis award at Marquette

    Warren grad Kristiyan Trukov earns tennis award at Marquette
    Warren boys tennis coach Greg Cohen had reason to smile. Marquette just completed its 2014-2015 season and Warren graduate and Golden Eagle sophomore Kristiyan Trukov was named the team's co-MVP. The sophomore won 15 singles match and his 23 total...
  • Purdue lacks stability at quarterback, ranks No. 115 in Sentinel's preseason rankings

    Purdue lacks stability at quarterback, ranks No. 115 in Sentinel's preseason rankings
    The Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1 team....
  • Oak Park-River Forest junior Nelson agrees to play for Kansas

    Allie Nelson grew up as the daughter of the best girls volleyball player in Oak Park-River Forest history and now the junior libero is looking to follow her mother's path into the Division I college ranks. Nelson verbally committed to Kansas last month;...
  • Trevor Siemian tapped as successor to Broncos' Peyton Manning? Not quite, but …

     Trevor Siemian tapped as successor to Broncos' Peyton Manning? Not quite, but …
    On the day that would help determine his future, Trevor Siemian was characteristically chill. The former Northwestern quarterback, keeping tabs on the NFL draft at his family's Florida home, was most concerned about his mother, Colleen. "Trying to...
  • Indiana signs former East Aurora standout Tyshee Towner

    Indiana signs former East Aurora standout Tyshee Towner
    Former East Aurora Tomcat basketball standout Tyshee Towner is moving on to the Big Ten Conference. Towner, who played the past two seasons at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, will join the Hoosiers for the 2015-16 season. "Tyshee is...
  • Hinsdale South halls filled with recruiters courting Josh King

    Hinsdale South halls filled with recruiters courting Josh King
    Nearly every major college football program in the country would like Josh King to play for its team. Earlier this month, Hinsdale South coach Mike Barry learned just how badly those schools want the 6-foot-6, 230-pound defensive end. King is either...
  • Big Ten LBs/secondary players to watch in 2015

    Big Ten LBs/secondary players to watch in 2015
      Once again, the Big Ten’s forte appears to be defense especially at the linebacker and secondary positions. Check out this list of players to watch at each of these positions in 2015: WELCOME BACK … Ed Davis, Michigan State: The...
  • Glenbrook North golfer Daniel Cole hopes to impress college coaches

    Glenbrook North golfer Daniel Cole hopes to impress college coaches
    Glenbrook North junior Daniel Cole said he recently started the college recruiting process. But nothing likely will matter as much on his résumé as what he does on the golf course from this month forward. Last weekend, Cole played at the AJGA's...
  • Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'

    Barrington's Rapolas Ivanauskas picks Northwestern to 'make history'
    Five minutes from the Barrington home of Rapolas Ivanauskas is a Lake Zurich YMCA. That's where, several days a week, Ivanauskas and his father can be found on a basketball court. They work on various basketball skills — shooting, dribbling,...
  • Big Ten receivers to watch in 2015

    Big Ten receivers to watch in 2015
      The Big Ten is cultivating a growing group of young, talented receivers. Here is a look at some of the outstanding players to watch in 2015: WELCOME BACK … Mike Dudek, Illinois: Dudek earned All-Big Ten honors after leading the league in...