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Illini Tennis set to begin postseason play

The women are ahead of schedule. The men want to forget this year.

Illinois St. transfer Reeves commits to Kentucky

Antonio Reeves, who averaged 20.1 points and 3.5 rebounds at Illinois State before entering the transfer portal, has committed to Kentucky over Nebraska, Xavier, Oregon and DePaul.

Redshirt-freshman Brody Wisecarver announces intent to transfer

Wisecarver was Bielema’s highest-rated recruit of his first class.

This Week in Illini Athletics: Apr. 25-May 1, 2022

Illini men’s golf is rolling into the postseason.

Love returning to Tar Heels for another season

North Carolina guard Caleb Love announced Sunday he is returning to Chapel Hill for another season, giving the Tar Heels a legitimate case for the preseason No. 1 ranking.

Illinois digs into portal for CB Terrell Jennings

Jennings will compete for playing time in the secondary.

Transfer Portal Watch: The Frontcourt 2.0

There’s still plenty of talent available to help Illinois fortify its frontcourt.

Knuth, AD since '13, out at Nevada, sources say

Longtime athletic director Doug Knuth is out at Nevada, sources told ESPN's Pete Thamel on Wednesday, after leading the Mountain West Conference school's department since 2013.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kofi’s Career at Illinois

A look back at Kofi’s time as an Illini.

Illinois star big man Cockburn to enter NBA draft

Illinois junior Kofi Cockburn will enter the 2022 NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility.

Class of '23 ESPN 300 WR prospect chooses ND

Notre Dame added a sixth ESPN 300 prospect to the 2023 class on Tuesday night, when wide receiver Braylon James announced his commitment to the Fighting Irish despite offers from LSU, Georgia, Ohio State, Texas and Oregon.

Sun Belt West preview: Can Louisiana maintain its perch?

The Sun Belt West will have a new look, but the four-time defending champion Ragin' Cajuns remain the team to beat.

Freshman Duren to leave Memphis for NBA draft

Memphis freshman Jalen Duren, after helping the Tigers to an NCAA tournament appearance last month after an up-and-down regular season, will enter the NBA draft, he told ESPN's Jonathan Givony on Monday.

This Week in Illini Athletics: Apr. 18-24, 2022

What’s better than one sweep? Two sweeps.

Transfer Portal Watch: The Backcourt 2.0

Who should the Illini add this summer?

Curbelo finds familiar landing spot at St. John's

After a frustrating sophomore season at Illinois, Andre Curbelo has committed to St. John's as a transfer.

Guards Wynter, Funk transferring to Penn State

Camren Wynter, a first-team All-CAA selection who averaged 15.8 points at Drexel, and Andrew Funk, who averaged a career-best 17.6 points at Bucknell, are both transferring to Penn State.

Pitt, WVU add 4 more years to 'Backyard Brawl'

The current home-and-home agreement between Pitt and West Virginia spans the 2022-25 seasons. Following a three-year break, the teams now will meet each season from 2029 to '32.

QB Daniels heads to W. Virginia after USC, UGA

After playing for USC and Georgia since 2018, quarterback JT Daniels will be suiting up for his third collegiate program next season after opting to transfer to West Virginia, he told ESPN.