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Mar 7, 2016

Illinois officially hires Lovie Smith as head coach

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith will be returning to the collegiate level to resume...

Mar 6, 2016

Illinois AD explains the timing of Bill Cubit’s firing

On Josh Whitman’s first official day as Illinois athletic director, he was already putting out fires. Of course he had...

Mar 5, 2016

Illinois looks at Lovie Smith to fill coaching vacancy

New speculation regarding the now vacant head coaching job for the Illinois football team emerged today. Sources say that the...

Illinois fires HC Bill Cubit after one season

The Illinois Fighting Illini had a pretty odd start to their 2015 college football season. They fired head coach Tim...

Mar 5, 2016

Illinois adds Auburn grad transfer Gimel President

Illinois has landed defensive end and Auburn graduate transfer Gimel President, according to an official press release as reported by...

Illinois F Leron Black facing aggravated assault charge

On Friday morning, injured Illinois Fighting Illini forward Leron Black hit another roadblock towards his return to the court. This...

Feb 19, 2016

Feb 7, 2016

Former Illinois LB T.J. Neal to visit WVU, Auburn

It was announced just last month that the Illinois Fighting Illini would be losing one of their top defensive players...

Jan 26, 2016

Illinois loses second-leading tackler, T.J. Neal, to graduate transfer

The Illinois Fighting Illini had a pretty rough 2015 season. The team fired former head coach Tim Beckman just days...

Sep 22, 2015

Illinois court logo features Lou Henson’s orange blazer

Lou Henson will forever be remembered as one of the best coaches of in all of Illinois basketball history. During...

Sep 12, 2015

Photo: Illinois breaks out blue uniforms for the first time

The Illinois Fighting Illini had an impressive Week 1 performance against the Kent State Golden Flashes and ended up winning...

Sep 8, 2015

Big 10 Football: Top 5 teams after Week 1

The college football season has finally arrived and Week 1 is in the books. It was a week full of...

Sep 5, 2015

Weather postpones Illinois-Kent State matchup to today

Though Illinois and Kent State were set to open their respective seasons in Champaign last night, Mother Nature had other...

Aug 29, 2015

Tim Beckman on firing, allegations: ‘Utterly false’

It was reported late Friday afternoon that Illinois had fired head coach Tim Beckman just a week before their season...

Aug 28, 2015

Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman one week before opener

Well, this is certainly interesting. Just one week before the Illinois Fighting Illini are set to open their season against...

Aug 26, 2015

Illinois DT Teko Powell could miss season with foot injury

Illinois defensive tackle Teko Powell has suffered an injury to his right foot and could miss the 2015 season. Matt...

Aug 24, 2015

Photo: New Illinois basketball court design unveiled

The new basketball court for the Illinois Fighting Illini will be named Lou Henson Court. To go along with the...

Aug 22, 2015

Illinois F Darius Paul dismissed from team

Darius Paul’s career at Illinois had just restarted this summer and now it is once again over. The former Illini...

Aug 15, 2015

Illinois suspends F Darius Paul indefinitely

The University of Illinois men’s basketball team has suspended forward Darius Paul for the second time, indefinitely in this case...

Aug 3, 2015

Illinois-funded investigation clears coaches of racism claims

After what could have turned into a very ugly situation for the Illinois women’s basketball program, the current head coach...

Jul 28, 2015

Illinois PG Tracy Abrams tears Achilles, out for season again

Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams has a torn Achilles and will miss the season for the second straight year. Shannon...

Jul 24, 2015

Illinois guard to miss summer trip with stress fracture

Illinois four-star freshman guard Jalen Coleman-Lands has a stress fracture in his leg and will miss the team’s summer trip...

Jul 1, 2015

Ex-Illinois women’s basketball players sue for $10 million

Today, seven former members of the University of Illinois women’s basketball team have filed a suit against their alma mater....

Jun 15, 2015

Illinois guard Mike LaTulip to redshirt next season, graduate

Illinois combo guard Mike LaTulip will redshirt during the 2015-16 season and is expected to graduate next spring. Jon Rothstein...

Jun 12, 2015

Drake Spears Jr. commits to Illinois

Three-star athlete Drake Spears Jr., of Aurora West High School in Aurora, Illinois, near Chicago, has committed to the University...

May 29, 2015

NCAA Baseball Tournament: Champaign Regional Preview

After posting the longest winning streak in the history of the Big Ten, the Illinois Illini will be hosting the...

May 23, 2015

Ex-Illini QB Nathan Scheelhaase returns to team as assistant

A former Illinois Fighting Illini quarterback is returning to the program as an assistant. The university announced that Nathan Scheelhaase...

May 19, 2015

Former Illinois women’s players accuse staff of abuse, racism

It seems like there is always at least one abuse/racism scandal throughout the college sporting world at least once over...

May 14, 2015

Illinois football players showing support of coaches

In recent weeks, the Illinois Fighting Illini football program has been under fire thanks to criticism from former players regarding...

May 12, 2015

Illini’s Tim Beckman Under Fire

Over the weekend former Illinois offensive lineman, Simon Cvijanovic took his distaste for Illini head coach Tim Beckman to twitter....

May 11, 2015

Illinois coach responds to criticism with statement

Illinois Fighting Illini football coach Tim Beckman received some harsh criticism from former Illinois offensive guard Simon Cvijanovic. Cvijanovic discussed...

May 6, 2015

Alterique Gilbert To Choose Between Five Schools

Four-star point guard Alterique Gilbert, of the recruiting class of 2016, will now choose between five schools. SNY’s Adam Zagoria...

Apr 8, 2015

Illinois WR Mike Dudek suffers torn ACL in spring practice

The Illinois Fighting Illini offense took a hit during spring practice on Wednesday, after an injury to the team’s top...

Feb 7, 2015

Illinois QB Aaron Bailey Will Transfer

Illinois backup quarterback Aaron Bailey has announced that he will transfer from the program. Despite being among the top recruits...

Nov 11, 2014

Illinois QB Wes Lunt Will Start Vs. Iowa

The Illinois Fighting Illini will welcome back quarterback Wes Lunt with open arms this Saturday when the sophomore returns from...

Oct 5, 2014

Illinois QB Wes Lunt Out 4-6 Weeks

After a disappointing 38-27 home loss to the Purdue Boilermakers, Illinois is looking forward to the week’s end after hearing...

Sep 24, 2014

Jalen Coleman Chooses The Fighting Illini

Top shooting guard Jalen Coleman has made his decision to play collegiate basketball at the University of Illinois.  The No....

Sep 12, 2014

Illinois PG Tracy Abrams Will Miss 2014-15 Season

Illinois starting point guard Tracy Abrams will miss the entire 2014-15 season after suffering a torn ACL in his right...

Aug 9, 2014

Illinois LB Mike Svetina Out With Broken Foot

Illinois linebacker Mike Svetina broke his foot in Tuesday’s practice and will be sidelined for eight to ten weeks. Svetina...

Jul 23, 2014

Big Ten Transfer Departures & Arrivals: Part I

If you thoroughly understand the NCAA transfer rules and can explain them to me in depth, please email the address...