blog posts#11 Illini sweep Purdue for 10-game winning streakApr 14, 2015 11:45 am1 views No. 11 Illinois swept Purdue with a tight 2-1 win on Monday night, tying the longest active winning streak in the nation with 10 straight victories.15 year reunion for 2001 Big Ten Football championsJun 27, 2016 10:45 am1 views The 2001 Fighting Illini football team celebrated the 15-year anniversary of their magical season over the weekend in Champaign-Urbana.1,750 wins and counting for Illini basketballDec 6, 2016 9:00 am2 views Saturday's Fighting Illini win over VCU at the Hoophall Miami Invitational was the 1,750th in program history. 2008 Rose Bowl team 10-year reunionJul 23, 2018 9:15 am4 views The 2007 Fighting Illini football team celebrated the 10-year anniversary of their Rose Bowl season over the weekend, July 20-21, in Champaign-Urbana2017 Illinois Football season tickets are available nowFeb 21, 2017 8:00 am57 views Mark your calendar for these ticket sale dates. Right now 2017 season tickets are available to renew or purchase2018 Illini Baseball schedule announcedSep 12, 2017 8:00 am2 views Feb. 16 season opener at Lamar, March 14 home opener vs. Milwaukee, March 23 Big Ten opener at Northwestern, and March 30 Big Ten home opener vs. Iowa2018 schedule set for Illini VolleyballJul 17, 2018 12:30 pm3 views This coming season the Illini will face off against 13 NCAA Tournament qualifiers, including six Sweet 16 teams, two Final Four foes and two matches against 2017 National Champion Nebraska20 enhancements for 2018 Illini Football gamedayAug 31, 2018 3:00 pm0 views This season the Illinois Athletics has made improvements in food service, customer service, pregame activities and in-stadium features.20th season of Illini Softball opens at Houston InvitationalFeb 8, 2019 9:30 am0 views Fourth-year head coach Tyra Perry and the Illini will face No. 22/21 Oklahoma State, No. 13/15 Kentucky, host Cougars & Sam Houston State25 wins in a row and a Big Ten Championship!May 15, 2015 11:30 am3 views As Illinois Baseball finishes its final series against Nebraska this weekend, it is already the conference champion and holder of the longest winning streak in the NCAA.26 Straight Wins for Big Ten Champion Illini BaseballMay 18, 2015 10:30 am4 views Big Ten champion Illinois is on a school-record 26-game winning streak, which is the longest winning streak in the country in 2015 and tied for the longest ever by a Big Ten team.50 days to kickoff. 50 photos of ButkusJul 18, 2016 12:00 pm2 views The Fighting Illini kickoff the 2016 season in 50 days. So, we put together 50 photos of Dick Butkus for your enjoyment. 51 Illini named to Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award listJul 11, 2018 11:30 am3 views The list recognizes student-athletes with a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.7 or higher for the 2017-18 academic year that were also named Academic All-Big Ten69 spring sport Illini athletes named as Academic All Big Ten selectionsMay 28, 2015 2:45 pm1 views The number of spring Academic All Big Ten honorees is up from 64 in 2014, as the Illini continue to improve steadily every year.#8 Illini cruise to 14 straight with Tuesday night win over EIUApr 22, 2015 11:15 am4 views With 14 consecutive wins, the Fighting Illini baseball team continues the best start in school history (33-6-1) and the longest active winning streak (14) in the nation.A busy season-opening weekend for Illini VolleyballAug 26, 2016 10:30 am3 views Illini to welcome in Arkansas, Xavier and Missouri State this weekendActon breaks saves record in 5-2 win over Indiana StateMay 2, 2019 9:45 am4 views Garrett Acton worked a 1-2-3 ninth inning Tuesday night, earning his 15th save and breaking the Illinois record for saves in a season previously held by Tyler Jay (2015) and Joey Gerber (2018).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.Alex Wittinger: 18 points, 10 rebounds, 11 blocked shots in loss at Penn StateJan 24, 2018 10:15 am0 views Fighting Illini junior Alex Wittinger reached several milestones on Tuesday evening, including scoring her 1,000th career point on a last-second free throwAlex Wittinger earns her second Big Ten Freshman of the Week honorsFeb 2, 2016 9:00 am6 views Wittinger is coming off of a standout performance in her home state of Minnesota, racking up a career-best 27 points and 15 rebounds.Alex Wittinger named Big Ten Freshman of the WeekDec 15, 2015 10:00 am14 views Fighting Illini freshman Alex Wittinger was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday. The Illini are now 7-1 on the season and off the best start to a season for an Illinois team under head coach Matt Bollant. Ali Bastianelli named Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the WeekNov 20, 2018 10:45 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Following a week that saw the No. 4 Illinois volleyball team extend its winning streak to 11 matches after earning back-to-back 3-0 sweeps of Northwestern and Rutgers, senior Ali Bastianelli was named the Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday (November 19).Allegretti, Corbin earn All-Big Ten honorsNov 29, 2018 10:30 am0 views Illinois senior offensive lineman Nick Allegretti and junior running back Reggie Corbin both earned All-Big Ten honors,Altenberger to join Illini Basketball broadcast teamOct 6, 2016 10:15 am0 views Illini great will split analyst duties with Deon ThomasAlumna Aja Evans in medal contention after day one of Olympic bobsleddingFeb 20, 2018 11:00 am2 views Former Illini track and field star turned U.S. bobsledder Aja Evans, alongw with pilot Jamie Greubel Poser, is in fourth place at the midway point of the two-women bobsleigh competitionAnderson re-ignites Illini Nation with Wimbledon runJul 16, 2018 10:00 am2 views Former Illini All-American, Kevin Anderson, finishes runner-up at his first Wimbledon finals Sunday morningA new tailgating experience is coming to Illini Football gamesJul 7, 2015 11:30 am17 views The Grange Grove will transform what was previously Lot 36, the parking lot directly west of Memorial Stadium, into a high energy tailgating area.An Illini Volleyball tradition: Stuff Huff this FridayAug 26, 2015 10:45 am10 views "Stuff Huff" will return for the 10th season on Friday, Aug. 28, prior to the season opener against Louisville. A pre-match carnival outside Huff Hall will feature inflatables, free food, giveaways and more.An open letter from Athletics Director Josh WhitmanAug 29, 2017 9:30 am4 views (On discontinuing the 'War Chant') '...it would have been far easier to maintain the status quo. But leading is not always about doing what is easy.' Athletic director search officially underwayDec 4, 2015 11:45 am2 views The new hire will be the U. of I.’s 14th director of intercollegiate athletics in the program’s 126 years of competition, overseeing an annual budget of $110 million and a staff of 275 employees.