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  • USA bobsledders in their initial push at the starting gate

    Aja Evans named US Olympic Bobsled Team alternate

    Evans, a five-time Track & Field All-American and three-time Big Ten champion at Illinois, transitioned to bobsledding in March of 2012. By the end of her first season, she was named USA Bobsled's Rookie of the Year.

  • Trent Frazier shoots a three point shot in a game against Michigan

    Frazier named Big Ten Player of the Week

    Trent Frazier earns the award for the first time in his career after averaging 23.5 points, 6.0 assists, 2.5 steals and 2.5 rebounds in a pair of Illini wins last week, taking over down the stretch in both contests.

  • The Illini bench leaps in celebration late in Friday night's game against Michigan

    Frazier's second half burst leads Illini past Michigan

    A dominant start to the second half from Kofi Cockburn combined with an electric end to the game from Trent Frazier, led the No. 25 Illini (13-3) to a 68-53 victory and a 6-0 Big Ten record. 

  • graphic features DaMonte Williams

    Illini Men's Basketball hosts Michigan tonight

    Illinois has a nine-game conference winning streak, claiming its final four games last season along with this year's 5-0 start. It's Illinois' longest streak since setting a school record with 25 consecutive B1G victories across the 2004 and 2005 seasons.

  • graphic reads "Fighting Illini Football 2022 Schedule"

    Big Ten changes 2022 football schedule

    Illinois' crossover games with the Big Ten East Division now include Indiana, Michigan State, and Michigan. The trip to Indiana has been added to the 2022 schedule and a trip to Penn State has been removed.

  • Trent Frazier elevates for a jump shot against Nebraska on Tuesday, Jan. 11

    Frazier, Payne step up in victory over Cornhuskers

    In a back and forth game Tuesday night, Illini basketball prevailed to stay undefeated in conference play, beating the Cornhuskers 81-71. After being tied with four minutes left, the Illini ended the game on a 16-6 run, fueled by Trent Frazier and Omar Payne.

  • promotional graphic features guard Trent Frazier

    Illini, back in AP Top 25, take on Nebraska tonight

    Illinois is 4-0 in Big Ten play for the first time since the 2009-10 season. Illinois is looking for its first 5-0 Big Ten start since 2005, when it won its first 15 league games.

  • Guard Aaliyah Nye action photo.

    Illini Women's Basketball surges past Wisconsin, 68-47

    The Fighting Illini women's basketball team used a stellar second half to capitalize on a record shooting performance by Aaliyah Nye in a 68-47 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday afternoon at State Farm Center.

  • Trent Frazier shoots a layup against Maryland on Thursday night

    Illini come back against Maryland for fourth conference win

    After trailing at halftime, the Illini played a dominant second half, fueled by Trent Frazier's threes and Kofi Cockburn's paint presence, to secure a victory over Maryland. Only Michigan State and Illinois remain unbeaten in the B1G.

  • file photo of Ayo Dosunmu dunking as an Illini

    Ayo Dosunmu night: Illini host Terps tonight

    Former Illini star and Chicago Bulls rookie Ayo Dosunmu will attend Thursday's game and participate in a halftime banner raising ceremony as he joins the Illinois Basketball Honored Jerseys program.

  • Kofi Cockburn dunks the ball at Minnesota Tuesday night

    Cockburn leads Illini past Golden Gophers

    Kofi secured his eigth double-double of the season with 29 points and 10 rebounds. With the Big Ten season in full swing now, the Illini move to 3-0 in conference and are tied at the top with Michigan State and Ohio State. 

  • Alfonso Plummer hugs trophy as team poses after their win

    Men's Basketball secures Braggin' Rights win

    Hungry for a win after dropping the series' last three games, Illinois took back the trophy with a commanding 88-63 win over Missouri, led by dominant performances from Kofi Cockburn and Alfonso Plummer.

  • Braggin' Rights on the line tonight

    After a one-year absence, the Braggin' Rights game between Illinois and Missouri is back at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. 

  • graphic advertises Illini-Mizzou Braggin' Rights game

    What you need to know to attend the Braggin' Rights game on Wednesday

    Everyone 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test to attend the Men's Basketball 'Braggin' Rights' between Illinois and Missouri.

  • Jacob Grandison drives against St. Francis defenders

    Illini have record-breaking day in win over Red Flash

    Illinois basketball had its best offensive outing of the season with a 106-48 win over Saint Francis Pennsylvania at State Farm Center, including a record-breaking 18 three-pointers, the most in program history.

  • 2001 Fighting Illini Men's Basketball team photo

    2001 and 2002 Big Ten Champions to be honored Saturday

    Illini Men's Basketball will hold an alumni reunion this weekend, in conjunction with Saturday's home game against St. Francis PA (12 p.m., BTN)., including special recognition to mark the 20-year anniversary of back-to-back Big Ten championships.

  • freshman guard Adalia McKenzie put up 23 points in the game against Butler on Sunday afternoon

    McKenzie, Brown lead Illini Women's Basketball past Butler

    A trio of guards tallied double-figures scoring, led by career-high point totals from freshman Adalia McKenzie and junior De'Myla Brown, as Illinois downed visiting Butler, 78-66, on Sunday afternoon at State Farm Center.

  • imiage of Ayo Dosunmu, from behind, in Illini jersey, over graphic advertising 'Ayo Night'

    Ayo Dosunmu returns Jan. 6 for Honored Jersey unveiling

    Fighting Illini all-time great and current Chicago Bulls rookie guard Ayo Dosunmu will return to the U of I campus on Thursday, Jan. 6, participating in a ceremony as he joins the Illinois Basketball Honored Jerseys program.

  • Sophomore forward Kendall Bostic featured in graphic advertising Thursday's Big Ten opener

    Women's Basketball opens Big Ten play at Michigan State

    The Illini enter Thursday conference opener at Michigan State with a record of 4-4 and are looking for their first road win of the season. They are coming off of a 71-57 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Sunday. 

  • Illini Volleyball players celebrate after securing a spot in the Sweet 16

    Volleyball: Match times set for NCAA Austin Regional

    Match times have been released for the NCAA Volleyball Austin Regional, with the Illinois volleyball team set to play No. 10 seed Nebraska at 8:30 p.m. CT on Thursday (December 9). The match will be televised on ESPNU.

  • senior guard Da'Monte Williams drives past an Iowa defender

    Illini Men's Basketball grabs road victory at Iowa

    Illinois came out of Iowa City with a win to secure the first Big Ten road game of the season. The Illini's balanced offensive attack - four guys scored over 15 points - helped elevate them to their fifth straight victory. 

  • grad student Jacob Grandison featured on graphic advertising Illinois vs Iowa men's basketball

    Big Ten road opener tonight at Iowa

    Illinois is coming off an 86-51 home win over Rutgers on Friday to start Big Ten play, its largest margin of victory in a conference game since 2005. The Illini also carry a four-game winning streak into the contest.

  • volleyball team in action on the court with Coach Tamas in the foreground

    Dance continues as Illini stun Kentucky for trip to Sweet 16

    Illini Volleyball is Sweet 16 bound for the third time under head coach Chris Tamas as the Illini shocked defending national champion Kentucky in a 3-1 victory in the NCAA Tournament second round on Saturday (December 4).

  • Grad student, guard Austin Hutcherson featured on promotional graphic

    Illini open Big Ten play hosting Rutgers tonight

    Illinois concludes a three-game home stand on Friday, facing Rutgers to open Big Ten play (6 p.m. CT, ESPN2). The Illini have a nine-game winning streak at State Farm Center and have won five straight Big Ten home games.

  • Sophomore guard Aaliyah Nye featured on graphic advertising tonight's ACC/Big Ten Challenge game

    Women's Basketball hosts Florida State in Big Ten/ACC Challenge tonight

    The Illini are 3-1 at home this season with wins over NC Central, Miami (OH), and UC Riverside. The team's lone setback at home this year was a 71-62 decision vs. SIUE. 

  • Guard Trent Frazier drives with the ball in Monday night's game against Notre Dame

    Illini down Notre Dame in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    Kofi Cockburn dominated on Monday night, leading the Illini to a 82-72 victory over Notre Dame. Cockburn's 28 points, combined with another strong team outing from the three-point line, gave Illinois its third-straight win.

  • Illini center Kofi Cockburn

    Illini host Notre Dame in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

    Two Midwest programs located 200 miles apart are playing for only the fourth time since 1973, but the 43rd time overall. Illinois leads the all-times series 27-15, but Notre Dame has won the last three games. 

  • three Illini celebrate a touchdown

    Illini take back the hat on Senior Day

    Illini Football put up a dominant performance against Northwestern on Saturday evening, securing a 47-14 Senior Day victory. Illinois' win brings the Land of Lincoln Trophy back to Champaign after a six-year drought.

  • the Land of Lincoln Trophy

    Illini, Northwestern meet for Land of Lincoln Trophy

    The Illinois football team hosts Northwestern on Saturday as part of rivalry week in the Big Ten. The teams kickoff at 2:30 p.m. CT on Big Ten Network with the Land of Lincoln Trophy on the line. 

  • Da'Monte Williams featured on graphic for the game against Kansas State on 11/23/2021

    Game Notes: Illini vs. Kansas State in Hall of Fame Classic

    No. 14 Illinois looks to end a two-game slide tonight, facing Kansas State in the Consolation Game of the Hall of Fame Classic at Kansas City's T-Mobile Center (6 p.m. CT, ESPNEWS)