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Drew gets rebuilt Bears program to elusive Final 4

For the first time since 1950, Baylor was able to cut down the nets with a Final Four berth secured, capping a rebuilding effort that has been ongoing since Scott Drew took over the program in 2003.

3-star 2022 QB Donovan Leary commits to Illinois

The Illini staff is making moves with the ‘22s.

Illinois Football: Donovan Leary pledges commitment to the Illini

While the basketball team has taken up most of the headlines recently, the Illinois football program has quietly been doing some work in the recruiting gam...

PHOTOS: Check out these photos from Illinois football's first full-pads practice on Saturday

Check out these photos from Illinois football's first full-pads practice on Saturday

PHOTOS: Check out these photos from Illinois football's first full-pads practice on Saturday

Check out these photos from Illinois football's first full-pads practice on Saturday

MLB Power Rankings: The 2021 season is here and baseball's two best teams play in the NL West

From the Dodgers to the Pirates, let's rank some teams ahead of the full, 162-game season

Illinois Basketball: Illini on short list of future visits for Colin Smith

Illinois basketball is really turning up their recruitment of players, as they need to build for the future quickly. There are a handful of transfers who a...

Illinois Basketball: Illini target Nimari Burnett sets commitment date

On Sunday night, plans for one of the biggest Illinois basketball targets were finalized. Everyone has been waiting to see where Texas Tech transfer and Il...

Ranking the best NFL draft picks of all time: Drew Brees headlines top five taken at No. 32

With the 2021 NFL Draft almost here, let's look at the five best players in NFL history taken at No. 32 overall

Illinois Football: Illini targeting speedster Chase Kennedy

The state of Texas is being tapped back into by the Illinois football team with one of their most recruit scholarship offers. While Bret Bielema and the Il...

Illinois Basketball: 3 options for the Illini after missing on Enoch Boakye

Illinois basketball needed a big man for the future, but they lost out on a solid target in Enoch Boakye. Having the 6-foot-10 big man come to Champaign wo...

Zags' Kispert, Baylor's Butler in Wooden final five

Gonzaga forward Cory Kispert, Baylor guard Jared Butler, Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham, Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu and Iowa forward Luka Garza are the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award.

Zags' Kispert, Baylor's Butler in Wooden final five

Gonzaga forward Cory Kispert, Baylor guard Jared Butler, Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham, Illinois guard Ayo Dosunmu and Iowa forward Luka Garza are the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award.

Sister Jean takes shot at Big Ten's NCAA Tournament showing

Loyola Chicago's number one fan didn't mince words following her team's upset of Illinois

Virginia Tech's Cone to enter transfer portal

Virginia Tech guard Jalen Cone told ESPN he is planning to enter the transfer portal to "explore some other options."

NBA trade deadline grades: 76ers get George Hill in three-team deal involving Thunder and Knicks, per report

Meanwhile, the 76ers are reportedly no longer pursuing Kyle Lowry after adding the veteran Hill

NBA trade deadline: 76ers get George Hill from Thunder as part of three-team deal involving Knicks, per report

Meanwhile, the 76ers are reportedly no longer pursuing Kyle Lowry after adding the veteran Hill

Illinois Football: 2 Crystal Ball Predictions in for the Illini

With the new coaching staff finally settled in, the Illinois football team is starting to make some waves in the recruiting world. Multiple players have si...