blog postsEleven Illini to compete in U.S. Paralympics Track and Field World ChampionshipsOct 14, 2015 11:30 am479 views Eleven of the 84 athletes on Team USA are from our campus: Chelsea McClammer, Ray Martin, Hannah McFadden, Aaron Pike, Kelsey LeFevour, Jill Moore, Brian Siemann, James Senbeta, Susannah Scaroni, Jessica Rogers and Yen Hoang.Need Fighting Illini wallpaper for your desktop or phone?Nov 1, 2017 9:30 am235 views Represent! Download Fighting Illini wallpapers hereFighting Illini wallpapers and posters releasedJul 3, 2017 1:45 pm207 views 2017 football and Illinois Athletics walpapers are available for free download for desktops, tablets, Android and iOS phones as well as imagery for Facebook and Twitter.What you need to know about the Grange Grove tailgating area for football gamedaysAug 18, 2016 9:45 am170 views Grange Grove is a free, high-energy tailgating area directly west of Memorial Stadium on Fighting Illini football game days, starting with the 2016 season opener against Murray State on Sept. 3.Free student tickets for Illini Football vs. Murray State, September 3Aug 12, 2016 11:45 am169 views The Fighting Illini and Deloitte LLP are pleased to announce that all students, including student season ticket holders in Block I, will be able to access two complimentary tickets for the Fighting Illini football season opener against Murray State on Sept. 3Illini Pride pass now available for Fighting Illini studentsJun 5, 2017 11:45 am152 views For $99, Illinois students get a ticket to all home football and men's basketball games (except over holiday break), access to Block I (football) and Orange Krush (men's basketball) sectionsTwo weeks until Illini FootballAug 21, 2015 2:45 pm125 views Friday marks two weeks until @IlliniFootball season. The Fighting Illini open in primetime on Friday, Sept. 4, with Kent State coming to Memorial Stadium for an 8 p.m. kick on BTN.Free student tickets for Illini Football vs. Ball StateAug 22, 2017 9:00 am103 views The Fighting Illini and Deloitte LLP are providing all students two complimentary tickets for the Fighting Illini football season opener against Ball State on September 2.Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament bracket setFeb 27, 2018 8:45 am85 views The bracket is set for the 2018 Big Ten Tournament, scheduled for Feb. 28-March 4 at Madison Square Garden in New YorkIllinois Athletics Hall of Fame: George HalasJun 19, 2017 9:15 am67 views Before he helped create profressional football and started the Chicago Bears, George Halas played football, baseball and basketball at Illinois.Watch seven Illini in the Rio Olympic gamesAug 4, 2016 9:45 am66 views One current and six former Fighting Illini student-athletes are set to represent their countries in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Opening Ceremonies are on Friday, Aug. 5. No joke: $10 tickets to the 2016 llini Football opener if you act nowApr 1, 2016 11:15 am64 views From Friday, April 1 at 12:01am until Sunday, April 3, at 11:59pm, fans who wish to be part of Lovie Smith's first game as head coach can order $10 tickets (min. four) for the home opener against Murray State on Sept. 3.Jan. 10 is Lou Henson Bobblehead night at State Farm CenterJan 6, 2016 9:45 am63 views When the Fighting Illini host No. 20 Purdue it will be Lou Henson Bobblehead night at State Farm Center. The first 6,000 fans to enter State Farm Center will receive a scratch-off card, with 1,500 fans receiving a Lou Henson bobblehead doll.Women's Basketball welcomes Cydnee Kinslow for 2016Jul 6, 2016 9:30 am62 views A 6-foot-2 native of Oakley, California, Kinslow was a varsity captain all four years of her high school career and helped her club team, the Cal Stars, to a 56-1 record during her career.2017 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 purchaseThoughts at 40: A letter from Illini AD Josh WhitmanJul 26, 2018 9:30 am54 views We will bring people together. We will motivate them toward greatness. We will instill pride and encourage them toward action. And we will win, in every sense of the wordDee Brown's open letter to Illini NationFeb 9, 2016 9:45 am52 views Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics and @Illini Basketball great Dee Brown has a message for Fighting Illini fans.See current, former Illini golfers in the US OpenJun 16, 2015 11:45 am49 views Fighting Illini Men's Golf will be represented well at this weekend's U.S. Open. Two former Illini, D.A. Points and recent graduate, Brian Campbell will join current Illini, Nick Hardy, in the ChampionshipBrooks Black's pin wins thriller for Illini WrestlingFeb 8, 2016 9:00 am48 views With their backs against the wall two different times at Huff Hall, the Fighting Illini grapplers showed grit and determination to win a wild finish against NorthwesternDick Butkus recalls the 1964 Rose Bowl victoryAug 7, 2017 9:45 am43 views Fighting Illini football legend and hall of famer Dick Butkus looks back on Illinois' 1964 Rose Bowl victory over UCLA.'Gray Ghost' uniforms return for HomecomingOct 25, 2017 12:15 pm43 views For the fourth straight year, Illini football will honor Harold "Red" Grange by wearing special "Gray Ghost" alternate uniforms for Homecoming Illini Baseball's Cody Sedlock off to impressive startFeb 24, 2016 10:30 am42 views Sedlock was the only opening day starter in the nation to strikeout 10 or more against a ranked opponentGrange Grove concert series for 2016 announcedAug 10, 2016 12:00 pm42 views Fighting Illini Athletics is excited to announce the pregame concert series – including Jerrod Niemann and Parmalee – that will take place in Grange Grove, free of charge, before football games during the 2016 season.Illini Track alumna Ashley Kelly qualifies for Rio OlympicsApr 13, 2016 12:30 pm41 views Former Fighting Illini sprinter Ashley Kelly qualified for this summer's Rio Olympic Games in the 200m.Tour the Demirjian Indoor Golf FacilityDec 19, 2017 9:30 am38 views Take a look inside the home of Illinois men's and women's golf. Head coaches Mike Smalland Renee Slone talk in detail about the Demirjian Indoor Golf FacilityIllini Softball season kicks off with tournament at Florida International UniversityFeb 12, 2016 10:30 am36 views The Illinois softball is set to open the 2016 with its first of five tournaments this season: The JuiceBlendz FIU Invitational, hosted by Florida International on Feb. 12-14 at the FIU Softball Stadium.Lovie Smith named Illini Football coachMar 7, 2016 1:45 pm35 views Illinois Director of Athletics Josh Whitman took a major step in elevating Fighting Illini football in the national landscape with the hiring of longtime NFL coach Lovie Smith as head football coach.Illini Volleyball recruiting class ranked No. 7 in nationMay 31, 2017 4:15 pm35 views The 2017 Illinois volleyball recruiting class has been ranked as the seventh-best class in the country as rated by PrepVolleyball.com's John Tawa.Grange Grove: The place to be on Illinois Football gamedayAug 24, 2017 4:45 pm35 views Grange Grove is a high-energy tailgating area directly west of Memorial Stadium. Check it out, beginning with the 2017 season opener on September 2 against Ball StateLouise Kwong named Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the WeekMar 29, 2017 8:15 am33 views The Illinois senior Kwong won all five of the matches she finished last weekend, highlighted by the No. 1 singles match that clinched the 5-2 Illini victory over Maryland.