blog posts 111th Homecoming game next for Illini Football Oct 8, 2021 9:45 am2 views The Illinois football team returns to Big Ten play when Wisconsin comes to Memorial Stadium on Saturday for a 2:30 p.m. CT kickoff on the Big Ten Network. #11 Illini sweep Purdue for 10-game winning streak Apr 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. 120 Illini student-athletes named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars Jul 2, 2021 9:45 am0 views Distinguished Scholar Award recipients have each earned Academic All-Big Ten recognition and earned a minimum GPA of 3.70 or better during the previous academic year. 15 questions with Giorgi Bezhanishvili May 7, 2020 10:15 am12 views The cancellation of the tournaments, the suspension of classes, announcements of friends exploring opportunities in the pros. Giorgi Bezhanishvili stays positive, as always. 15 year reunion for 2001 Big Ten Football champions Jun 27, 2016 10:45 am10 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 basketball Dec 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. 2001 Big Ten title team reunion set for Aug. 28 Jul 15, 2021 9:45 am8 views Illinois went 10-2 in 2001 and finished the regular season with a seven-game winning streak to clinch the Big Ten title. The Illini had their best regular-season record since the 1983 Rose Bowl team. 2008 Rose Bowl team 10-year reunion Jul 23, 2018 9:15 am10 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-Urbana 2017 Illinois Football season tickets are available now Feb 21, 2017 8:00 am67 views Mark your calendar for these ticket sale dates. Right now 2017 season tickets are available to renew or purchase 2018 Illini Baseball schedule announced Sep 12, 2017 8:00 am3 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. Iowa 2018 schedule set for Illini Volleyball Jul 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 Nebraska 2020 Fighting Illini football season opener vs. ISU Nov 25, 2019 2:30 pm62 views The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that it has moved Illinois' 2020 football season opener against Illinois State to Friday night, Sept. 4. 2020 Illini Football schedule announced Aug 5, 2020 10:45 am38 views The revised 2020 Illinois football schedule was released by the Big Ten Conference today, with the Fighting Illini opening the season September 3 with a Thursday Night Special against Ohio State at Memorial Stadium. 2020 Illinois Football schedule announced Sep 18, 2020 2:15 pm52 views The Fighting Illini are slated to start the abbreviated season at Wisconsin on October 24. Home game opponents for the Illini are Purdue, Minnesota, Ohio State and Iowa. The team will travel to Wisconsin, Rutgers, Nebraska and Northwestern. 2020 Illinois 'Mr. Basketball' signs with Fighting Illini Apr 23, 2020 2:00 pm4 views Consensus top-40 recruit Adam Miller has signed a national letter of intent. A two-time Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year, Miller is a 6-foot-3-inch, 180-pound combo guard from Peoria. 20 enhancements for 2018 Illini Football gameday Aug 31, 2018 3:00 pm5 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 Invitational Feb 8, 2019 9:30 am1 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 State 25 wins in a row and a Big Ten Championship! May 15, 2015 11:30 am4 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 Baseball May 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. 28 Illini athletes heading to NCAA Track & Field Regionals May 25, 2021 8:00 am4 views College Station, Tex. will play host to 28 members of the Fighting Illini Track and Field team beginning Wednesday, May 26 to compete in the 2021 NCAA West Regionals hosted by Texas A&M. 50 days to kickoff. 50 photos of Butkus Jul 18, 2016 12:00 pm11 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 list Jul 11, 2018 11:30 am7 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 Ten #5 Illini at Michigan State tonight Feb 23, 2021 9:30 am5 views Winners of seven straight, No. 5 Illinois begins a stretch with four games in eight days tonight at Michigan State (6 p.m. CT, FS1). Illinois' 12-3 conference record is its best since 2005 when the Illini went 15-1 to win the Big Ten. #5 Illini Men's Basketball home tonight vs. Northwestern Feb 16, 2021 9:45 am6 views Illinois returns home to face Northwestern on Tuesday night (8 p.m. CT, BTN). Illinois' 10-3 conference record is its best through 13 games since the 2005 Big Ten championship team started 13-0 en route to a 15-1 league record. 69 spring sport Illini athletes named as Academic All Big Ten selections May 28, 2015 2:45 pm2 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 EIU Apr 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 Volleyball Aug 26, 2016 10:30 am3 views Illini to welcome in Arkansas, Xavier and Missouri State this weekend Acton breaks saves record in 5-2 win over Indiana State May 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). Adam Miller named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week Dec 1, 2020 9:15 am2 views Miller had an impressive debut with the Fighting Illini, averaging 18 points and setting a school record during the opening week of the season. A.D. Josh Whitman presents the state of Illinois Athletics Jun 18, 2021 9:30 am8 views Outlining the past year from COVID to social justice to Name/Image/Likeness to in-state gambling, he emphasized what matters most to him: the student-athletes, coaches, and staff at the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics.