blog postsFighting Illini Football heading to Ireland in 2021Oct 15, 2019 8:00 am3 views The Illini will travel to Ireland for a Week Zero game (August 21, 2021) against Nebraska as part of the Aer Lingus College Football Series in Dublin. Breslin's goal lifts Illini Soccer over Michigan State, 2-1Oct 14, 2019 8:45 am1 views A penalty kick from Illini junior Hope Breslin lifted the Orange and Blue over the Michigan State Spartans, 2-1, in double overtime on Sunday afternoon at Demirjian Park.Football Game Week: Illinois vs MichiganOct 9, 2019 1:45 pm5 views The Fighting Illini will host the Michigan Wolverines for first time since 2011 on Saturday at 11 a.m.Volleyball suffers midweek setback to MinnesotaOct 9, 2019 3:15 pm0 views The No. 17 Illinois volleyball team had its three-match conference win streak snapped on Wednesday night as No. 6 Minnesota defeated the Illini in four sets in Huff Hall.Fighting Illini Women's Golf finishes third at MedinahOct 8, 2019 4:30 pm2 views The No. 19 Illinois Women's Golf team finished the Illini Women's Invitational at Medinah in third place after carding a three-round score of 860.Illini Volleyball runs past Boilermakers in road winOct 7, 2019 9:30 am0 views The Illinois volleyball team earned its third-straight Big Ten Conference win and second-straight road victory as the Illini defeated Purdue, 3-1 to sweep their Indiana road swing.Football Game Week: Illinois at MinnesotaOct 1, 2019 9:45 am0 views After an off weekend, the Fighting Illini return to action this Saturday with a trip to Minnesota to face the Golden Gophers at 2:30 p.m. CT on Big Ten Network.Men's Basketball: Dosunmu voted Preseason All-Big TenOct 3, 2019 9:15 am0 views Sophomore Ayo Dosunmu is one of 10 players voted to the Preseason All-Big Ten team, selected by a Big Ten media panel. His preseason accolades also include All-Big Ten selection by Blue Ribbon Year Book. Illini Volleyball sweeps Hawkeyes for first B1G winSep 30, 2019 10:15 am0 views The No. 20 Illinois volleyball team earned its first sweep of the season as the Illini defeated Iowa, 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-22) on Saturday.Braggin' Rights annual rivalry game time setSep 27, 2019 4:15 pm1 views The 39th edition of the annual rivalry game will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21 at noon CT.Illinois to host Indiana State in fall exhibition SaturdaySep 26, 2019 10:45 am0 views The Illinois baseball team will take on Indiana State at Illinois Field on Saturday in its first of two home exhibition games of the fall.Anonymous $2 million gift adds to Ubben renovation projectSep 24, 2019 9:30 am2 views The Ubben Basketball Complex will undergo a facelift that will more than double the square footage of the building.Meet the 2019 Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame classSep 20, 2019 4:45 pm7 views Some of the greatest names in Illini sports history comprise the class, including coaches and record-holders from 11 different sports.Free student tickets for Illinois vs. NebraskaSep 16, 2019 3:30 pm61 views Illinois students can receive free tickets for the Fighting Illini football game vs. Nebraska.Illini Soccer defeats Butler in IndianapolisSep 13, 2019 10:15 am2 views Senior Kelly Maday netted Illinois' first goal of the night. Freshman Eileen Murphy converted a penalty kick to give the Orange and Blue a 5-1-0 early season record.Football game week: Illinois vs. Eastern MichiganSep 11, 2019 11:15 am12 views The Fighting Illini are looking to close out their non-conference season 3-0 when Eagles come to Memorial Stadium on Saturday (11 a.m. CT)Illini Soccer to play first match at Demirjian Park on Sunday vs. Colorado CollegeSep 10, 2019 10:00 am63 views Illini Soccer's first match at Demirjian Park is Sunday at 1 p.m. Currently in the process of construction, Demirjian Park is located at 606 St. Mary's Road. Peters' four TDs push Fighting Illini past UConn, 31-23Sep 9, 2019 8:45 am1 views Brandon Peters threw four touchdown passes to help Illinois outpace the Huskies, 31-23 on Saturday afternoon.Football Game Week: Illinois at UConnSep 4, 2019 8:45 am0 views After a season-opening 42-3 rout of Akron at home, Illinois travels to Connecticut to face the Huskies on Saturday in East Hartford (2:30 CT on CBS Sports Network). Epstein to miss remainder of 2019 seasonSep 3, 2019 8:30 am1 views Epstein led Illinois in rushing yards and yards per carry as a true freshman in 2017 and tied for the team lead in touchdowns. He became the fifth true freshman in program history to lead the team in rushing yards. Illini Volleyball opens 2019 season against Tennessee tonightAug 30, 2019 9:15 am5 views The Illini travel to Knoxville to take on the Vols in their season opener on Friday (7 p.m.) before returning to Huff Hall for the 2019 home opener on Sunday (1 p.m.).Football Game Week: Illini vs. AkronAug 27, 2019 8:00 am10 views Illini Football opens the 2019 season against the Akron Zips Saturday at Memorial Stadium (11 a.m. CT)Illini Soccer starts season 2-0 with Sunday win over DaytonAug 26, 2019 8:45 am6 views Junior Hope Breslin started the scoring for Illinois. Senior Arianna Veland converted a penalty kick for a 2-0 Illini lead, and freshman Eileen Murphy also netted her first career goal.Illini Soccer pushes past Ramblers for season-opening victoryAug 23, 2019 8:45 am1 views Fighting Illini soccer defeated Loyola University Chicago, 3-1, on Thursday to open the 2019 campaign in style. Peters named Illinois starting quarterbackAug 21, 2019 8:30 am3 views Brandon Peters, a graduate transfer from Michigan, will start the Fighting Illini's season opener Aug. 31 against Akron at Memorial Stadium. World-class Smith Football Center opens for student-athletesAug 19, 2019 9:15 am14 views The new Illini football facility includes expanded strength, conditioning and sports medicine space, coaches' offices, position meeting rooms, locker rooms, and other areas for recruiting and prospect hosting.Men's Golf Coach Small wins third straight Illinois PGA pro titleAug 15, 2019 11:30 am1 views Mike Small won his third consecutive Illinois Senior PGA Professional title on Tuesday as he posted a 13-under par 36-hole tally at the Merit Club. Cross Country schedule and season previewAug 14, 2019 10:15 am13 views Cross Country starts the season by hosting the Illini Open at the UI Arboretum on Friday, August 30. The women's 5K is scheduled for 5 p.m., and the men's 8K will begin at 5:40 p.m. Women's Basketball in Australia: Exploring the Great Barrier ReefAug 13, 2019 9:30 am1 views Student-athletes, coaches and staff had the opportunity to snorkel along the Great Barrier Reef and check out what happens under the waves. See their photos.Illinois’ TailGREAT returns Sept. 21 after 30-year hiatusAug 6, 2019 8:30 am34 views TailGREAT, the popular 1980s tradition of competitive tailgating, returns Saturday, Sept. 21 when the Illini take on Nebraska. Fans will compete for the Best BBQ and Most Creative Tailgate.