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Top of the Morning, June 11, 2019

Illini baseball great Doug Mills will soon have a new trophy to add to his cabinet: The 79-year-old recorded his first hole-in-one last Tuesday, acing No. 3 at the Champaign Country Club.

Illini Football: Illinois Football

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Incoming freshman Griffin Moore recruiting for Illinois football

CHAMPAIGN — From the middle of the infield at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Griffin Moore looked towards the blue track watching Plainfield North junior Marcellus Moore and Lincoln Way East

'Forget about it. It is not solvable'

The Chief Illiniwek drama continues at the University of Illinois. It's one of several topics tackled by Loren Tate in 'Inside Illini Basketball'

Nike's 'Dream Further' campaign for 2019 World Cup highlights 'incredible momentum' of women's sports

The company aims to act as a 'catalyst' for even more growth in women's sports

Illinois Football: Illini target DeSoto WR Jaedon Wilson

DeSoto High School continues to be a main target for the Illinois football team. Building relationships with the big-time programs down in the state of Texas has done wonders for the Illini recruiting classes. We have been able to snag some great players from the Lone Star State. Illinois is now targeting DeSoto for the [] Illinois Football: Illini target DeSoto WR Jaedon Wilson - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Ranking NFL divisions by QBs: Mahomes and Rivers power AFC West to second spot, Brady can't rescue AFC East

With most of the QB situations ironed out, let's rank NFL divisions based on their starting QBs

Illinois Football: State of Texas QB Samari Collier receives Illini offer

The Illinois football team was busy over the last week trying to extend scholarship offers to players who could come in and help the team in the near future. The position that has been a bugaboo since Kurt Kittner donned the Orange and Blue is quarterback. He was a great quarterback for this program and [] Illinois Football: State of Texas QB Samari Collier receives Illini offer - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Taking stock among some of the state's best and brightest hoopsters

Here are five promising prospects that the Illini have on their recruiting board, via Sports Editor MATT DANIELS.

Illinois pitcher Andy Fisher signs with Reds

The Cincinnati Reds reach agreement with Illini pitcher Andy Fisher.

Who is Illinois’ rival?

Is your answer instantaneous, or do you have to think a bit?

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit

Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida.

Illinois Basketball: Illini needed a player like Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk

As a bit of a surprise, the Illinois basketball team landed another recruit for the class of 2019 on Saturday. Back in May, I put together a projected Illini lineup for the 2020-2021 campaign. In this article, I had Tevian Jones started at the No. 3 spot for the Orange and Blue. Behind him was [] Illinois Basketball: Illini needed a player like Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Illinois Basketball: Projected Illini lineup with Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk

The Illinois basketball team added a member to the family on Saturday, so this will change the lineup slightly. Heading into this past Saturday, the Illini had two scholarships to fill for the upcoming 2019-2020 campaign. I was starting to get worried we werent going to be able to fill these two spots. There have [] Illinois Basketball: Projected Illini lineup with Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Getting the national take: June 9, 2019

Last week we asked our AP Top 25 voter to project some potential stars of the 2019-20 season. This week, a couple of his fellow voters chime in.

Trending in the wrong direction: June 9, 2019

These movers-and-shakers in the college basketball world had themselves a bad week. Our college basketball writer explains why.

Illini 2020 target Jackson values connections with coaches above all else

The 6-foot-7 wing stuffed the stat sheets during the second session of the EYBL circuit last month.

Tate | Warren's views on the biggest issues will shape the Big Ten

As the Big Ten's newest commissioner, Kevin Warren walks into a world where conferences are watching for the next geographical earthquake.

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: June 9, 2019

Looking back on all the amazing records set by University of Illinois athletes.

Trending in the right direction: June 9, 2019

These movers-and-shakers in the college basketball world had themselves a good week. Our college basketball writer explains why.

Rank 'Em: 10 best returning point guards in the nation

With rosters beginning to settle, our college basketball writer breaks down the top 10 returning point guards based on their production last season.

Asmussen | Ex-Illini golfer ready to make new memories at U.S. Open

Former Illinois golf Luke Guthrie won the U.S Open sectional qualifier at Columbus, Ohio, to make it into the tournament for the third time.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

Lots of smiles tonight as we opened up camp season with our Parent-Child Camp.

Illini add Belgian forward Bosmans-Verdonk

Third commit for Brad Underwood's 2019 class supplies more size.

Illini Basketball: Illini Basketball

COMMIT: Another stealthy add for #Illini hoops with Belgian forward Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk. Told that he's between 6'7 6'8 at around 215/220 lbs. Shot higher than 40% from three this past season.More on what I've been able to gather...https://t.co/7eUV6ejAl6...