blog postsFan appreciation, open practice, movie night set for Aug. 10Jul 23, 2019 9:00 am0 views On Saturday, Aug. 10, Illini football invites you to an open practice., followed by photos and autographs with the team, capped with Movie Night at 7 p.m. And it's all free.Illinois will host inaugural NCAA Basketball AcademyJul 19, 2019 10:30 am2 views Games played at State Farm Center July 22 - 28 will be free and open to the public. There will be our games each on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and two games apiece on Thursday and Sunday. Athletics announces plans for Hall of Fame weekend in SeptemberJul 17, 2019 9:45 am0 views A star-studded Fighting Illini Athletics Hall of Fame Weekend is planned for Sept. 20-21 when the Class of 2019, including athletes and coaches from 11 different sports, will be inducted.Illini Soccer announces 2019 scheduleJul 16, 2019 10:00 am0 views The Illini will take on six 2018 NCAA Tournament teams in 2019, welcoming four of those opponents to Champaign. They'll kick off the season on Thursday, August 22, welcoming the Loyola Ramblers.New Illini Athletics hype video: Join the FightJul 10, 2019 9:45 am1 views This new Illini Productions video captures the excitement of approaching new athletic seasons. It's time to Join the Fight, Illini Nation! Illini Golf in the pros: Stricker wins U.S. Senior Open ChampionshipJul 1, 2019 9:30 am0 views Illinois alum Steve Stricker won his second major championship on Sunday, as he took a commanding six-shot lead over the tournament field at the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame. Don't miss a moment: Basketball season tickets now on saleJun 28, 2019 11:00 am0 views Fighting Illini Basketball season ticket renewals are underway, and new season tickets are on sale now to the general public as well.Bastianelli nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year awardJun 27, 2019 12:30 pm1 views Illinois volleyball's Ali Bastianelli has been nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year award, the organization announced on Wednesday. Fighting Illini Kids Club All-American memberships now availableJun 24, 2019 12:00 pm4 views The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics is now accepting applications for its annual Fighting Illini Kids Club program.Quinn, Poulter named Dike Eddleman Athletes of the YearJun 21, 2019 11:45 am0 views Illini Volleyball setter Jordyn Poulter and track and field sprinter Devin Quinn are recipients of the 2018-19 Dike Eddleman Awards presented annually to the top Fighting Illini female and male athlete. Dosunmu, Sukaree named Fighting Illini Freshmen of the YearJun 20, 2019 10:30 am1 views The Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced its 2018-19 Freshmen of the Year: Basketball's Ayo Dosunmu and golf's Kornkamol Sukaree.Illini closer Garrett Acton named to four All-America teamsJun 18, 2019 9:30 am3 views Acton was a first team All-American by Perfect Game/Rawlings and National Collegiate Baseball Writers, and a second-team pick by American Baseball Coaches Association and Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Men's Basketball players begin workouts, prep for 2019-20 seasonJun 17, 2019 9:30 am0 views The Fighting Illini basketball team is hard at work with individual and team skill workouts, and incoming freshman Kofi Cockburn has joined the veteran Illini for workouts.MLB teams called, but Garrett Acton staying at IllinoisJun 14, 2019 8:00 am0 views Acton balanced the pros and cons before making up his mind. 'At the end of the day, I take so much pride in being a student-athlete at Illinois that it was a relatively easy decision to make.'Illini Softball to tour Europe in AugustJun 13, 2019 8:30 am2 views The Illinois softball team will take an 11-day European tour in the fall, traveling to the Netherlands, Belgium, France and England from August 6-16.Men's Basketball signs Benjamin Bosmans-VerdonkJun 12, 2019 9:00 am13 views Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk is a 6-foot-7, 220-pound forward from Lommel, Belgium.Devin Quinn: The fastest man in Big Ten historyJun 10, 2019 10:30 am4 views Move over Jesse Owens, Willie Williams and Andrew Riley. Make room for a new guy in your exclusive neighborhood of all-time fastest runners in Big Ten history.Men's Basketball will host Miami in B1G/ACC ChallengeJun 6, 2019 10:15 am8 views The Illini have a home game this season after playing back-to-back Big Ten/ACC Challenge games on the road. The Fighting Illini will host Miami at State Farm Center on Monday, Dec. 2. Massey becomes highest drafted infielder in Illini historyJun 5, 2019 11:15 am0 views Second baseman Michael Massey was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the fourth round of the MLB Draft, announced Tuesday. The slot value of the pick is $533,000.Illini Football greats Rice, Gardner on CFB Hall Of Fame ballotJun 4, 2019 9:30 am0 views The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame has announced the names on the 2020 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, including two former Fighting Illini.Top 100 Chicago Bears of all time packed with IlliniJun 3, 2019 9:00 am1 views Starting with the 'Big Four' Bears/Illini legends: Dick Butkus, Red Grange, George Halas, and J.C. Caroline. And including many more great Illini.Aleks Kovacevic earns ITA All-American statusMay 31, 2019 9:15 am1 views Junior Aleks Kovacevic adds 2019 ITA All-America singles honors to his growing list of accomplishments. In Illini Women's Tennis, sophomore Asuka Kawai was also named an ITA All-America recipient.Illinois Baseball begins the road to Omaha Friday vs ClemsonMay 30, 2019 9:30 am5 views The Illinois baseball team will make its 12th NCAA Tournament appearance this weekend at the Oxford Regional, starting Friday against Clemson at 3 p.m. CT.Bing Singhsumalee on a historic season for Women's GolfMay 29, 2019 10:30 am2 views 'This season and team holds a very special place in my heart, not only because of all of the records we broke, but because of the bond we shared with each other. I am so proud of this team.'Illini selected for NCAA Baseball TournamentMay 28, 2019 10:15 am1 views Illinois is a No. 2 seed and will travel to Oxford, Mississippi, to face No. 3-seed Clemson in the tournament's first round Friday at 3 p.m. CT.Kawai wraps up historic run at NCAA Singles ChampionshipsMay 24, 2019 9:15 am0 views 'To beat 11 ranked opponents, earn unanimous All-Big Ten selection, achieve All-American honors, and reach the Elite Eight in the NCAA Singles Tournament (is) as one of the best, if not the best individual season in program history.'Eliminated from B1G Tournament, Illini Baseball awaits NCAA bidMay 23, 2019 4:15 pm0 views Despite the early exit from Big Ten tourney competition, Illinois is confident it will be an at-large selection to the NCAA Tournament, which would be its first NCAA appearance since 2015.Four Illini Baseball team members elected to All-Big Ten First TeamMay 22, 2019 10:30 am5 views Garrett Acton, Andy Fisher, Michael Massey and Zac Taylor were all honored as first-team selections, tied for the fourth-most Illini on the first team since the All-Big Ten teams began in 1949.Going all in: What it takes to get to the national championshipsMay 21, 2019 9:15 am3 views Seventy years after hosting the first national wheelchair basketball tournament for collegiate teams, Illinois once again played host in 2019 at the State Farm Center.Kawai advances to second round of NCAA Singles ChampionshipsMay 21, 2019 8:45 am1 views Women's Tennis sophomore Asuka Kawai moved into the second round of singles competition of the NCAA Championships after a three-set victory over Maria Mateas of Duke in Orlando, Fla.