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Illinois Basketball: Upcoming stretch will show progression for Illini

The Illinois basketball team had another win on Saturday evening against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. This was a solid victory for the Orange and Blue, and the third win in a row for the young team on the rise. Illinois now moves to 9-15 on the season and 5-8 in Big Ten play. It is [] Illinois Basketball: Upcoming stretch will show progression for Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illinois wins another Big Ten game!

The Illini defeated Wisconsin on Sunday.

Asmussen | Illini's De La Rosa proves he belongs in Big Ten

Talk all you want about the efforts Saturday by Giorgi Bezhanishvili. But to me, the play of the game belonged to another big guy: 7-footer Adonis De La Rosa.

WKYHSI Ep. 42: Football Coaching Staff Turmoil

Yep, Lovie hired his son. That happened......sigh...

Orange Krush | After long wait, students enjoying late ride

Peyton McClure and Cole Swearingen both sat in the Orange Krush section behind the Michigan State bench Tuesday night, hassling the Illinois basketball team's opposition — like they do every game.

Wittinger stands tall as Illini end losing skid

The Badgers had no answer for the Illini's Alex Wittinger, who scored 24 points en route to Illinois' 78-68 victory over Wisconsin at home.

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: Feb. 10, 2019

A history of memorable moments between Illinois men's basketball and Ohio State.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

A thing of beauty. 35 Points14-18 FG7-8 FT7 rebounds1 win#Illini x #EveryDayGuys

It’s funny what five wins can do

Saturday’s win over Rutgers may be a sign of big things happening in Champaign.

Illinois Basketball: Brad Underwood has figured out Illini guard play

Under the previous coaching regime, the Illinois basketball team struggled to find point guards. This was the main bugaboo for John Groce and his coaching staff. Sure, the team had some serviceable players come through the program. He had a few No. 2 guards play for the team who were solid players. But, the No. [] Illinois Basketball: Brad Underwood has figured out Illini guard play - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

LIVE! Wisconsin at Illinois women's basketball

Can the Illini break a nine-game losing streak? 

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Rutgers

Illinutgers was everything we hoped and more.

Shining sectional stars heading to state

Preps coordinator Colin Likas highlights five area wrestlers who impressed on Saturday 

Saturday's UI roundup: No. 8 Tar Heels edge out Illini

Three-set thriller leads to first loss this season

Fahey: Wittinger 'a game-day decision'

Illini star forward limited by ankle injury

Asmussen | Trio of QBs honing skills ahead of fall's inevitable starting battle

Coran Taylor, M.J. Rivers II and Matt Robinson will all vie for the starting quarterback job next season for Illinois football.

Four downs: New Illini linebackers coach Miles Smith

Illinois football beat writer Bob Asmussen chatted with new Illini linebackers coach Miles Smith, who officially joined the staff Wednesday.

Third and long: Asmussen's most surprising 2019 recruiting classes

Our college football writer is counting down the days until the 2019 season. Here are his most surprising recruiting classes around the nation.

First and 10: Asmussen's wish list of schools to join the Big Ten

Our college football writer's list of schools he would like to join the Big Ten, which needs two additions to go from an uncomfortable 14 to an easy-to-manage 16.

Tate | Tables sure have turned for UI after tough start

Three straight wins at home, counting top-10 win and another victory in overtime, has these Illini looking like a different squad.

UI basketball notes: 'Every day he seems to amaze me'

Giorgi Bezhanishvili's teammates had no trouble wanting to feed him the basketball Saturday afternoon, as the Illini freshman scored a career-high and freshman-program-record 35 points.

Bezhanishvili's big game carries Illini

Illinois coach Brad Underwood, freshman forward Giorgi Bezhanishvili, senior guard Aaron Jordan and Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell break down Saturday's 99-94 Illini victory with Bezhanishvili's record-setting performance at the heart of the win.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

#illini Underwood: We want good kids, good guys, good character who are really good players. It's not just Giorgi. He's got personality. He's the most sincere man I know. He's got a great way about him. We need that....

ILLINI HOOPS NOTEBOOK: Trent Frazier hot from 3-point land

CHAMPAIGN — Trent Frazier hit a few different kinds of 3-pointers in Saturday's win over Rutgers.