blog postsFree student tickets for Illinois vs. NebraskaSep 16, 2019 3:30 pm0 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 am0 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 am11 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 am25 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 am4 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 am3 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 am5 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 am7 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 am0 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 am21 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.Hutcherson joins Illinois Men's Basketball programAug 5, 2019 9:30 am5 views Austin Hutcherson will joining Illini Basketball as a transfer from Weslyan University (CT). He'll sit out the upcoming season and have two years of eligibility remaining, beginning in 2020-21. Fighting Illini Football training camp centralAug 2, 2019 9:30 am4 views Training camp is underway at the Campus Recreation Fields, just blocks from Memorial Stadium. Training camp practices from Aug. 2-17 will be open to the public and free.Fan information for Illini Football training campAug 1, 2019 9:00 am1 views Training camp opens Friday, Aug. 2, at the Campus Recreation Fields, just blocks from Memorial Stadium. Training camp practices from Aug. 2-17 will be open to the public and free.Itinerary finalized for Illini Basketball Italy tourJul 31, 2019 2:00 pm17 views The Fighting Illini depart on Sunday for three nights in Milan, two nights in Florence and four nights in Rome before returning to Chicago and then the U of I campus on Wednesday, Aug. 14.Jonathan Wells places third in high jump at U.S. Outdoor ChampionshipsJul 29, 2019 9:30 am2 views The place-finish is a new personal-best for reshirt senior Jonathan Wells at the U.S. Championships meet. He earned a bronze medal with a height of 7'4.25". All-time leading scorer Deon Thomas joins Fighting Illini development teamJul 24, 2019 10:15 am13 views Thomas will cultivate and solicit Chicago area donors, communicate DIA fundraising efforts and help expand the Illini network in the Chicagoland area.Fan appreciation, open practice, movie night set for Aug. 10Jul 23, 2019 9:00 am11 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 am9 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 am2 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 am7 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 am3 views Fighting Illini Basketball season ticket renewals are underway, and new season tickets are on sale now to the general public as well.