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Illinois Football: Jer’Zhan Newton cracks Pro Football Focus top 10

We all know that the Illinois football team has a special player on its hands with Jer’Zhan “Johnny” Newton. Since Bret Bielema took over the Illini,...

Illinois Football: Illini looking at short travel distance in 2023

While Big Ten games are always tough, at least Illinois football doesn’t have to travel too far to compete against some of the best teams in the conferen...

Five guys we expect to step up for Illinois this season

How can the Illini replace some key departures?

Drexel basketball player found dead in apartment

Drexel junior men's basketball player Terrence Butler was found dead in his on-campus apartment on Wednesday. No other details were provided.

Drexel basketball player Terrence Butler found dead in on-campus apartment

The 6-foot-7 forward was entering his third year with the Drexel program

‘He pushes me’: Law Firm ready to dominate on defense

Newton and Randolph are looking to take their games to new heights.

Big Ten examining potential additions of Oregon, Washington, California and Stanford to conference

The Big Ten is taking a preliminary look at further expansion amid growing uncertainty on the West Coast

Who’s at PG? And other questions for Illinois’ Spain trip

The Illini leave on Friday for 3 exhibition games in Europe.

Grant Hill, Jayson Tatum among top 10 NBA players to come from Duke under Coach K

Former Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has produced dozens of NBA players, but who is the best?

Big Ten Media Days: James Franklin seeks quick answer to Penn State QB battle with Drew Allar, Beau Pribula

Allar has the blue-chip pedigree and experience, but Franklin made sure to mention his competition

Jim Leonhard joins Illinois football coaching staff

The Badgers legend is coming to the Illini.

Leonhard joins Illinois as senior defensive analyst

Jim Leonhard, who served as Wisconsin's interim head coach for the final seven games in 2022, will serve as Illinois' senior defensive analyst.

Illinois Football: Illini adds high-level coach to the defensive staff

Illinois football has added another great defensive mind to the coaching staff. This offseason, the Illini went through some major coaching changes. Defens...

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Illinois Basketball: In-state 2026 guard receives Illini offer

Illinois basketball is trying to lay the groundwork for a potential local commitment in the future. While most of the Illini recruiting attention is focuse...

Illinois Basketball: Top Illini recruiting target talks about the program

One of the biggest recruiting targets for the Illinois basketball team has some glowing remarks about the program. The class of 2024 is building for the Il...

Illinois Basketball: Illini adds in-state depth to the class of 2024

Illinois basketball added to the famILLy on Sunday with a commitment from a player who will help in the depth department. Coming into the weekend, the Illi...

Our wish for Illinois? A bowl game every year

It doesn’t have to be the CFP right now.

Illinois Basketball: Illini inching closer to landing another top 60 recruit

Illinois basketball is in serious contention for one of the best players in the class of 2024. When Shauna Green took over the Illini program in early 2022...

Illinois Basketball: Illini in top 8 for 4-star 2024 guard

Illinois basketball is in serious contention for a big-time wing from the class of 2024. As of right now, the Illini have one player pledged for the 2024 c...