RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

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

Top Illinois Fighting Illini Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • 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.--...
  • Illinois still has a lot to prove against Purdue

     Illinois still has a lot to prove against Purdue
    Like a handful of other Big Ten coaches, Illinois coach John Groce does not know where his team sits on the NCAA tournament bubble. "One thing I do know is I think we're playing really good basketball right now," he said. "Does that guarantee anything?...
  • Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Purdue

    Saturday's matchup: Illinois at Purdue
    TV/radio: 3:30 p.m. Saturday; BTN, WSCR-AM 670. Records: Illinois 19-11, 9-8 Big Ten; Purdue 19-11, 11-6. Shannon Ryan's quick look: Freshman forward Leron Black had his best game of the Big Ten season when he scored 15 points with 13 rebounds in...
  • Illinois falls to Nebraska in Big Ten women's tournament

    Illinois falls to Nebraska in Big Ten women's tournament
     Natalie Romeo hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points, both career highs, to lead seventh-seeded Nebraska to an 86-71 win over Illinois in the second round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday. Nebraska (21-9) will play 14th-ranked Iowa, seeded...
  • Boys basketball: Ed Morrow powers Simeon past Bogan

    Boys basketball: Ed Morrow powers Simeon past Bogan
    Sweeping Bogan and Morgan Park wasn't going to be easy, even if Simeon's first victory against Bogan was. The No. 2 Wolverines expected a fight in the rematch, knowing full well they had the baddest dude in the Public League on their side. Ed Morrow,...
  • Illinois tops Purdue 66-57 with the few, the proud

     Illinois tops Purdue 66-57 with the few, the proud
    Illinois was down another man. But that certainly didn't mean the Illini considered themselves out. With only seven players from their usual rotation available for Wednesday night's game against Purdue, the Illini played like they had all the manpower...
  • Tyra Buss more than just a scorer for Indiana women

     Tyra Buss more than just a scorer for Indiana women
    Tyra Buss entered her freshman season at Indiana with a lot to prove. The point guard from downstate Mount Carmel averaged more than 45 points per game as a senior and twice was voted Ms. Basketball of Illinois but never cracked the top 100 recruits...
  • 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....
  • Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble

    Illini pushing to wind up on right side of NCAA bubble
    CHAMPAIGN — After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate." Illinois guard Ahmad Starks doesn't have a term for his team. But he...
  • Illini crush Northwestern 86-60

    Illini crush Northwestern 86-60
    CHAMPAIGN --Illinois got back on track with some emphasis. The Illini broke a three-game losing streak with an  86-60 victory against Northwestern on Saturday night at the State Farm Center. Their 14 3-pointers on 28 attempts was two shy of tying...
  • Maternity Madness: Illini coach John Groce's wife expecting baby soon

    Maternity Madness: Illini coach John Groce's wife expecting baby soon
    CHAMPAIGN — When Allison Groce told her husband John in July that she was pregnant with their third child, it took but a simple mental calculation to foresee a collision of Groce's love for family and for basketball. On March 15, Illinois coach...