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  • 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)

  • Kofi Cockburn scored 18 in his return to active play

    Illini Fall to Bearcats in Hall of Fame Classic

    The Fighting Illini dropped the first game of the Hall of Fame Classic on Monday night, falling 71-51 to Cincinnati. Illinois center Kofi Cockburn played for the first time this season and scored a team-high 18 points.

  • seniors pose at the net holding bouquets of flowers

    No. 24 Illini Volleyball sweeps Terrapins on Senior Day

    Illinois next wraps up its regular season with a trip to the state of Michigan, traveling to Ann Arbor to face Michigan on Wednesday (Nov. 24), before heading to East Lansing for a Friday (Nov. 26) night match against Michigan State. 

  • Fighting Illini football travels to #18 Iowa

    The Fighting Illini and #18 Iowa kickoff at 1:05 p.m. CT on FS1 at Kinnick Stadium.

  • Forward/center Geovana Lopes featured in a graphic promoting the U of I game against SIUE on Thursday night

    Women's Basketball welcomes SIUE to State Farm Center tonight

    This is the third of a four-game home stand to open the season. It will be the fifth time the Fighting Illini have faced the Cougars. Illinois leads the overall series, 4-0.

  • Eva Rubin, flanked by two Women's Basketball student managers who also have Type 1 Diabetes

    Watch: Women's Basketball's Eva Rubin hosts roundtable for diabetes awareness

    Rubin, a senior center for the women's basketball program, has been living with type 1 diabetes since she was 13. Now, she's a community health major who consistently advocates for individuals living with the disease.

  • Line of Marshall's teammates displays plaque in her honor at a home match

    Tracey Marshall honored by former team, Illini community

    The Illini volleyball community lost one of its stars last spring when Tracey Marshall passed away unexpectedly. Marshall was an outside hitter under former head coach Don Hardin and played at Illinois from 1996-1999.

  • Freshman guard RJ Melendez featured on graphic advertising tonight's road game

    Game notes for Illini Men's Basketball at Marquette tonight

    No. 11 Illinois plays its first road game of the season on Monday night, facing 2-0 Marquette in the annual Gavitt Tipoff Games (6 p.m. CT, FS1).

  • 6-10 sophomore Coleman Hawkins drives with the ball

    Hawkins notches double-double in dominant win over Arkansas State

    Coleman Hawkins took over State Farm Center Friday night in his second straight start, notching his first career double-double. Hawkins finished with 17 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and four blocks.

  • Jacob Grandison shoots a layup in an earlier game

    Illini Men's Basketball at home against Arkansas State tonight

    No. 11 Illinois is back in action Friday night, hosting Arkansas State (8 p.m. CT, B1G+). The Illini carry a six-game winning streak at State Farm Center.

  • composite photo of recruits Jayden Epps and Sencire Harris wearing Illini uniforms

    Two four-star guards sign with Illinois Men's Basketball

    Head coach Brad Underwood announced Wednesday the signing of four-star recruits Jayden Epps and Sencire Harris to national letters of intent on the first day of the early signing period.

  • Jacob Grandison drives from the three point line on his way to scoring twenty points in the season opening game against Jackson State

    Grandison leads Illini in season opener win over Jackson State

    The No. 11 Fighting Illini were without three probable starters in their season opener on Tuesday night but still took care of business against Jackson State with a 71-47 victory.

  • graphic for season opening home games features Omar Payne

    Men's Basketball season opens tonight against Jackson State

    Illinois is No. 11 in the AP poll and No. 10 in the Coaches poll, marking the second straight year the Illini appear in the preseason rankings, and it's the first time since 2009-10 and 2010-11 that Illinois is ranked in consecutive preseason polls.

  • Lineman Keith Randolph celebrates a key defensive play

    Defense, run game shine in road win at #20 Minnesota

    The Fighting Illini football team pulled off another Big Ten upset on the road as a late-game interception by Kerby Joseph sealed a 14-6 win over Minnesota on Saturday at Huntington Bank Stadium.

  • Raina Terry at the net with middle blocker Kennedy Collins during Thursday's match

    Terry leads Illini in loss to No. 9 Nebraska

    The No. 25 Illinois volleyball team had its four-match win streak snapped on Thursday night, dropping a 3-0 decision to No. 9 Nebraska in Huff Hall. Raina Terry had a match-high 12 kills on a .250 hitting percentage with seven digs.

  • Defensive Specialist Taylor Kuper featured on graphic advertising this week's matches

    Illini Volleyball set for B1G week against No. 9 Nebraska, No. 11 Minnesota

    The Illinois volleyball team next returns home to open a four-match homestand in Huff Hall, starting tonight against No. 9 Nebraska at 8 p.m. CT, before facing off with No. 11 Minnesota on Saturday (November 6) at 6 p.m. CT.

  • banner image for breaking of school record in the individual medley includes image of Sydney Stoll preparing to enter the water for a race

    Stoll breaks school record in dual meet at Vanderbilt

    Fighting Illini Swimmers fell to Vanderbilt Saturday in a close competition in Nashville.  The Illini put multiple fastest individuals on the board, including Freshman Sydney Stoll breaking the school record in the 100 individual medley.

  • Quarterback Brandon Peters scrambles with the ball in a previous game against Minnesota

    Illini Football travels to Minnesota Saturday for matchup on ESPN2

    The Illinois football team is back on the road for the second time in two weeks with a trip to Minnesota on Saturday. The game is set for 11 a.m. CT on ESPN2.

  • Illini volleyball players celebrate on Penn State's court

    Illini Volleyball upsets No. 13 Penn State in four

    The Illini, who last defeated the Nittany Lions in a five-set thriller in 2018 in Huff Hall, earned just their 12th win over PSU in program history and their fourth-ever in Rec Hall. 

  • graphic advertising Saturday's football game against Rutgers and 'Military Appreciation Day'

    Football Saturday vs Rutgers: Military Appreciation, Dads Day mean more to Ford Family

    The team celebrates Dads Day and Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, giving tight end Luke Ford the perfect day to honor his father, an Iraq war veteran, and brother Noah who is serving in the Navy.

  • a sweaty Kofi Cockburn looks to the basket during an earlier Illini Men's Basketball game

    Cockburn named AP Preseason All-American

    Cockburn is also a national player of the year candidate, a preseason first-team All-America pick by CBS Sports, Blue Ribbon Yearbook, Athlon Sports, College Hoops Today; and Big Ten Player of the Year choice by The Athletic, Blue Ribbon and Lindy's.

  • After his record-setting day, Chase Brown goofs while celebrating the upset win over Penn State

    Football writers name Illinois National Team of the Week

    Big Ten Player of the Week Chase Brown's 223 rushing yards were the most ever by an opponent in Penn State's home stadium, and Illinois' 357 rushing yards were the most ever by an opponent in a Big Ten game at Beaver Stadium. 

  • close-up photo of joyous Illini players on the sidelines of Saturday's game agains Penn State

    Illini pull off nine-overtime upset at No. 7 Penn State

    After nine overtime periods — the longest game in college football history — Brandon Peters connected with Casey Washington in the end zone to lift the Illini to an upset win at Penn State, 20-18, on their homecoming weekend.

  • Illini defenders tackle a Penn State running back in a previous game

    Three storylines to watch as Illini Football returns from bye week

    Illinois heads to Penn State on Saturday. Head Coach Bret Bielema said the bye week came at the perfect time for the Illini who were battling several injuries, and gave them time to clean up some schematic issues and change up personnel.

  • Terry Raina and Megan Cooney celebrate the victory

    Illini Volleyball earns season sweep of Northwestern in four-set win

    Sophomore Raina Terry had a season-high 21 kills on a .364 hitting percentage, plus seven digs and a pair of blocks. Junior Jessica Nunge joined her in double figures with 13 kills on a .400 hitting percentage and two aces.

  • Piercen Hunt poses with his tournament trophy

    Sophomore Piercen Hunt earns first title, Men's Golf places second at Isleworth

    'We came out like a team that was going to chase down the lead, and we gave one of the top teams in the country a run for their money,' head coach Mike Small said after falling to Arizona State by two strokes.