1. Illinois Coach John Groce Reflects on Season, Wants More Competitiveness

    Illinois coach John Groce has preached the mantra "toughness and togetherness" since arriving in Champaign three seasons ago. But it was the lack of those two qualities that caused the end-of-season collapse, he said...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 7 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  2. Illinois Hits the Road in NIT

    A giant tarp covers the State Farm Center as construction crews dismantle the interior of the arena in another step of a massive renovation project...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 15 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  3. March Madness 2015: Updating the Bubble as Conference Tournaments Unfold

    With the major conference tournaments underway, there are a number of bubble teams that have important games to play Thursday that could determine their fates on Selection Sunday...

    Daniel Rogers Written by Daniel Rogers about 18 days ago 249 reads 0 comments

  4. Davis, Hammons Rally Purdue Past Illinois 63-58

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Rapheal Davis scored 18 points, and A.J. Hammons had 16 points and 10 rebounds, helping rally Purdue to a 63-58 victory against Illinois on Saturday in Mackey Arena...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 23 days ago 159 reads 0 comments

  5. Watch: Rice Fires Dime to Egwu for Jam vs. Purdue

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  6. Groce Expecting New Baby as Team Fights to Reach NCAAs

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois basketball coach John Groce (GROHS) has his hands full trying to coax his team into the NCAA Tournament over the next couple of weeks. But his priorities could change in the next few days...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 27 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  7. Illini Pushing to Wind Up on Right Side of NCAA Bubble

    After a 26-point blowout loss to Illinois on Saturday night, Northwestern coach Chris Collins described the Illini in complimentary terms as "hungry" and "desperate...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 28 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  8. Watch: Illini's Nunn Beats Wildcats to Rim for Jam

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 1 month ago 5 reads 0 comments