blog posts2020 Illinois 'Mr. Basketball' signs with Fighting IlliniApr 23, 2020 2:00 pm0 views Consensus top-40 recruit Adam Miller has signed a national letter of intent. A two-time Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year, Miller is a 6-foot-3-inch, 180-pound combo guard from Peoria.AD Whitman's update on Illini AthleticsApr 21, 2020 8:00 am2 views With an unforeseeable return date, Whitman is encouraged by the resilience of student-athletes and athletic staff. 'I'm always amazed at the creativity and ingenuity that people can show in the face of challenge.'How Illini Tennis helped rekindle Gandawidjaja's passionApr 15, 2020 4:15 pm2 views As a junior-year walk-on, Madeleine Gandawidjaja's path to Big Ten tennis team was certainly unconventional.Fighting Illini Athletics Hall Of Fame Class of 2020 announcedApr 8, 2020 8:45 am13 views Football is represented by Ray Nitschke, Kevin Hardy and Moe Gardner. Basketball inductees include Derek Harper, Tal Brody and all-time leading scorer and rebounder for the women's program, Jenna Smith.Perseverance pays off for Illini gymnast Brittany JonesMar 23, 2020 11:15 am4 views Brittany Jones didn't make her women's gymnastics debut until nearly two and a half years after she arrived on campus. But in the fall of 2016she was healthy, happy and ready to compete. A series of injuries changed all that.Remainder of 2020 Big Ten men's basketball tournament canceledMar 12, 2020 12:00 pm0 views Indianapolis Star (March 12) The SEC, Big 12, Pac 12, Mid-American, American Athletic Conference and Atlantic 10 also canceled conference tournaments on Thursday. The Ivy League canceled its tournament on Tuesday.Big Ten Tournament game notesMar 12, 2020 8:00 am0 views The Fighting Illini open play in Friday's Quarterfinals at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Game time is 1:25 pm (CDT).Dosunmu, Cockburn, Underwood rake in postseason honorsMar 11, 2020 10:15 am0 views Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn picked up more honors on Tuesday, after each collected Big Ten honors on Monday. And Coach Brad Underwood was named Big Ten Coach of the Year by HoopsHD.com. Cockburn B1G Freshman of the Year; Dosunmu First-Team All-B1GMar 10, 2020 9:00 am0 views The Big Ten Confference announced the awards for Kofi Cockburn and Ayo Dosunmu. Senior guard Andres Feliz was recognized as Illinois' Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree.Illini stuff Hawkeyes, earn double bye in B1G tournamentMar 9, 2020 8:45 am0 views Kofi Cockburn used all of his 7-foot frame to stuff Iowa center Luka Garza before the final horn to clinch Illinois' 78-76 win and the fourth seed in the 2020 Big Ten Tournament.Senior Sendoff for four Illini this SundayMar 6, 2020 4:00 pm4 views The No. 23 Fighting Illini host No. 18 Iowa Sunday night at State Farm Center in what will be the final home game for four Illini seniors: Andres Feliz, Kipper Nichols, Samson Oladimeji and Tyler Underwood. Buckeyes rally to top Illini, 71-63Mar 6, 2020 9:30 am0 views Ayo Dosunmu scored 21 points and Andres Feliz had a double-double (11 points, 11 rebounds), but No. 23 Illinois fell at No. 19 Ohio State, 71-63, Thursday night at Value City Arena. Illini look to stay hot vs. #19 Buckeyes tonightMar 5, 2020 9:15 am0 views Currently one-half game out of first place in the Big Ten standings, Illinois plays its final road game of the season on Thursday night at Ohio State.Comia leads Illini Baseball to home opening win over Chicago StateMar 4, 2020 10:30 am0 views Branden Comia had a career-high four hits, four RBIs and Garrett Acton tied Illinois' career saves record in the 11-8 home opening win over Chicago State. The Illini won for the fifth time in the last six games.Illinois’ Holešínská earns All-Big Ten honorable mentionMar 3, 2020 9:00 am4 views Holešínská, a reshirt junior, leads the Illini in scoring at 13.0 points per game. She's done most of her damage from three-point range with a three-point percentage of .418. Illini down Hoosiers, 67-66, for 20th winMar 2, 2020 8:30 am1 views Ayo Dosunmu is becoming legendary at Illinois for his hustle, talent and an intangible yet reliable ability to take over a game and win it in the final seconds. On Sunday, he had 17 points to lead Illinois over Indiana, 67-66.Griffin's career night propels Illini past Northwestern, 74-66Feb 28, 2020 9:45 am0 views Alan Griffin set career highs with 24 points and six 3-pointers, Ayo Dosunmu scored 21 and Illinois beat struggling Northwestern 74-66 on Thursday night.Top-25 tests on deck for Illinois at the Frisco ClassicFeb 27, 2020 8:45 am2 views Illinois Baseball travels to Texas this weekend for the Frisco Classic, one of the top round robin tournaments in college baseball. The Illini will play No. 13 Texas A&M, No. 23 Oklahoma State, and No. 1 UCLA.This Illini has already qualified for 2020 Olympics. NBC profiles Daniel RomanchukFeb 26, 2020 8:45 am3 views Romanchuk’s list of accomplishments include winning both the Chicago and New York City marathons. He was the first American to win the men’s wheelchair race in the NYC Marathon.Illini take care of business; down Huskers 71-59Feb 25, 2020 9:45 am0 views Ayo Dosunmu scored 18 points and freshman center Kofi Cockburn added 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Illinois past Nebraska 71-59 on Monday.Illini Baseball: Comia’s homer enough in 2-1 win over West VirginiaFeb 24, 2020 8:45 am0 views The Illini finished the weekend 2-1 with wins over Coastal Carolina and the Mountaineers to get to .500 on the season (3-3).Four records set on first day of Big Ten ChampionshipsFeb 20, 2020 8:45 am1 views Illini Swimming & Diving's 200 medley relay team tied for the fourth fastest time in program history, led by redshirt senior Aby Olson, who swam the fourth fastest 50 backstroke in school history.Dosunmu scores 24, Illinois downs No. 9 Penn StateFeb 19, 2020 8:45 am2 views Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points in the Illini's 62-56 road victory, ending a four game losing skid. Kofi Cockburn had14 as the Illini ended Penn State's eight-game winning streak.Rummell collects Big Ten Softball Co-Freshman of the Week honorFeb 18, 2020 8:30 am3 views Delaney Rummell posted a .400 batting average with four hits, four runs and four RBI to lead the Illini at the plate, including three home runs, over the ACC/Big Ten Challenge weekend.Davis’ grand slam sends Illini to 7-3 victory over NC StateFeb 17, 2020 8:30 am1 views Sophomore Danielle Davis knocked her second career grand slam in the fifth inning to lift the Illini softball team to a 7-3 victory over NC State in the final game of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on SundayIllini Softball set for ACC/Big Ten ChallengeFeb 14, 2020 8:45 am2 views The Illinois softball team (4-0) is travels this weekend to Raleigh, North Carolina for the fifth annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge, hosted by NC State on February 14-16. Fighting Illini open 141st baseball season FridayFeb 13, 2020 8:30 am9 views The Illini baseball team begins its 141st season Friday with a trip to Winston-Salem, N.C. The Illini will play Friday-Sunday against Milwaukee, Seton Hall, and No. 18 Wake Forest in the first weekend of college baseball. Furious rally falls short for #22 Illinois against MSUFeb 12, 2020 9:15 am1 views Ayo Dosunmu crumbled to the floor clutching his left knee while driving for a final shot with 6.6 seconds left that lifted the Spartans over No. 22 Illinois 70-69 Tuesday night.Illini ready for Orange Out tonight against MSUFeb 11, 2020 8:30 am3 views Illinois will play in front of a sellout crowd for the third straight home game. Three of the last four games at State Farm Center are sold out, with Feb. 24 vs. Nebraska the only remaining date with tickets available.Holešínská’s hot shooting sends Illini to victory in State CollegeFeb 10, 2020 8:15 am2 views Behind a game-high 28 points from redshirt-junior Petra Holešínská, the Illinois women's basketball team toughed out a 70-66 win over Penn State in Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday.