blog postsAthleticsLouise Kwong named Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the WeekMar 29, 2017 8:15 am0 views The Illinois senior Kwong won all five of the matches she finished last weekend, highlighted by the No. 1 singles match that clinched the 5-2 Illini victory over Maryland.AthleticsIllinois Baseball continues homestand tonight against BradleyMar 28, 2017 8:45 am0 views Illinois hosts Bradley for the first time in five years Tuesday in a game broadcast online on BTN Plus. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT.AthleticsIllini Softball earns series sweep over Iowa with doubleheader winsMar 27, 2017 7:00 am0 views With a pair of wins on Sunday at the Bob Pearl Softball Field, the Illinois softball team pushed its winning streak to eight gamesAthleticsBaseball schedule altered for Big Ten opener, weekend games against SpartansMar 24, 2017 9:15 am0 views The first two games will be played as a doubleheader Friday at 3 p.m. The third game remains scheduled for 2 p.m. on BTN - but could change with the forecast.AthleticsIllini Basketball season comes to a close at UCFMar 23, 2017 9:00 am0 views Illini senior Malcolm Hill closed his stellar career with 29 points, including a career-high six three-pointers, to finish his Illini career with 1,846 points, third all-time at Illinois.AthleticsFahey named head coach of Illinois Women's basketballMar 22, 2017 2:15 pm0 views A member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, Nancy Fahey comes to Illinois after spending 31 years at Washington University in St. Louis.AthleticsGrand slams send Illini to doubleheader sweep of UIC FlamesMar 22, 2017 8:45 am0 views The Illini (18-8), who have won four-straight and six of their last seven games, had a grand slam in each game.AthleticsIllini roll Past Boise State, advance in NITMar 21, 2017 8:00 am4 views No. 2 seed Illinois (20-14) will play fourth-seeded Central Florida (23-11) in a quarterfinal.AthleticsBrad Underwood announced as new Illini Basketball head coachMar 20, 2017 9:00 am0 views Underwood arrives at Illinois from Oklahoma State, where he led OSU to a 20-win season and NCAA Tournament appearance.AthleticsNIT: Get ticket's for the second round game against Boise StateMar 17, 2017 10:30 am4 views Be at the State Farm Center (Monday, 8 p.m.) when Fighting Illini Men's Basketball plays Boise State in the second round of the N.I.T. tournament.AthleticsHighlights: Illini win in NIT openerMar 16, 2017 10:00 am0 views Malcolm Hill scored 25 points, Leron Black had a double-double and Jamall Walker picked up a win in his debut as the interim coach for Illinois, an 82-57 romp over Valparaiso.AthleticsBig Ten announces baseball TV scheduleMar 15, 2017 3:45 pm0 views The Illinois baseball team will have at least 12 games aired on Big Ten Network or available on BTN Plus, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday.AthleticsJosh Whitman, John Groce Saturday press conferenceMar 13, 2017 9:45 am2 views University of Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman announced Saturday that John Groce has been relieved of his duties as head men's basketball coach effective immediately.AthleticsIllini Baseball travels to defending champ Coastal CarolinaMar 9, 2017 2:30 pm1 views Last year's College World Series champion Coastal Carolina will host the Illinois baseball team for a three-game series March 10-12 at Springs Brooks Stadium.AthleticsWatch Illinois vs Michigan at the Big Ten TournamentMar 9, 2017 11:00 am0 views Watch the game online beginning at 11 a.m. centralAthleticsBig Ten basketball tournament game notesMar 8, 2017 11:45 am0 views Illinois has won their opening BTT game three times in the first four years under Coach John Groce.AthleticsMalcom Hill named to All Big Ten second teamMar 7, 2017 12:30 pm0 views Illinois guard Malcolm Hill earned second-team All-Big Ten honors by both the league coaches and media for the second straight season.AthleticsIllini wrestling star Isaiah Martinez wins third Big Ten titleMar 6, 2017 9:30 am1 views Winning two titles at 157 pounds before moving up to 165 pounds this season, the Illini redshirt junior becomes the third Illini grappler to win three conference crowns in their career.AthleticsWrestling heads to Indiana for Big Ten championshipsMar 3, 2017 10:00 am0 views After winning six of their last seven duals to finish in a tie for fourth in the Big Ten, the Illini travel to Bloomington, Indiana for the 2017 Big Ten Championships.AthleticsSenior Night Special: Illini Down Spartans, 73-70Mar 2, 2017 11:15 am1 views Malcolm Hill scored 22 points to lead Illinois to a 73-70 win over Michigan State on Wednesday night. The Fighting Illini have now won four straight games. AthleticsSenior Night for Men's Basketball is sold out. Wear orangeMar 1, 2017 8:15 am0 views Come early, be loud, and wear ORANGE to thank the six seniors for their tremendous dedication to the program. Ten students will get a chance to win $10,000 by making a half-court shot.AthleticsFree student tickets for Men's Basketball senior night matchup with SpartansFeb 28, 2017 11:30 am0 views The red-hot Fighting Illini Men's Basketball team, on a three-game winning streak, announces all Illinois students will have access to free student tickets for Wednesday night's home gameAthleticsIllini stay hot with blowout of NebraskaFeb 27, 2017 9:30 am0 views Malcolm Hill scored 19 points and Illinois (17-12, 7-9) went on a 3-point shooting spree in the second half in a 73-57 victory over Nebraska on Sunday.AthleticsAlumniIllinois names inaugural class to its Athletics Hall Of FameFeb 23, 2017 10:45 am1 views The 28-person Class of 2017, dates back to the first Illini football team in 1890, through the addition of women's varsity teams in the early 1970s, and up to coaches and athletes from the current century.AthleticsDefense leads Illinois over Northwestern, 66-50Feb 22, 2017 8:45 am0 views Illinois coach John Groce could only say one thing after his team defeated Northwestern 66-50 on Tuesday night. "That was exhausting, another war."Athletics2017 Illinois Football season tickets are available nowFeb 21, 2017 8:00 am0 views Mark your calendar for these ticket sale dates. Right now 2017 season tickets are available to renew or purchaseAthleticsMalcolm Hill reaches 1700Feb 20, 2017 9:15 am2 views Illinois won 70-66 at Iowa on Saturday, and senior guard Malcolm Hill became the seventh player in Illinois history to reach the 1,700 point milestone, moving past Eddie Johnson on the UI all-time scoring list.AthleticsSeason opens Friday for Fighting Illini BaseballFeb 16, 2017 11:45 am0 views Illinois baseball opens its season Feb. 17-19 in Beaumont, Texas, against Milwaukee and Lamar. The Illini will play each opponent twice during the Lamar Cardinal Classic over the weekend.AthleticsVukic named Big Ten Tennis Athlete of the WeekFeb 15, 2017 8:00 am0 views Aleks Vukic is coming off a strong performance over the weekend against Indiana and Notre Dame, where the junior went 3-0 in doubles and singles.AthleticsIllini Baseball pitchers previewFeb 14, 2017 7:00 am0 views Third in a series of Illini Baseball preview videos. Includes links to previews of infielders and outfielders.