The Indianapolis Star
Big Ten has slow start vs. ACC
The Big Ten got off to a slow start in its basketball challenge against the Atlantic Coast Conference: Georgia Tech charges back to beat Illinois 67-64 Georgia Tech closed the game with a 19-4 run to rally from a 12-point deficit and beat Illinois 67-64 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, giving the Illini their first loss.
Big Ten-ACC Challenge Previews and Predictions for Day 1
Illinois hopes to extend its challenge winning streak to five games, looking to beat the Yellow Jackets in back-to-back seasons.
Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball Roundtable: Can Illini Stay Undefeated Against Georgia Tech?
In this edition of the Writing Illini roundtable, the staff takes a look at the Illinois Fighting Illini's game tonight against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Illinois Basketball: Potential Trap Games for Illini in 2013-14
Illinois has gotten off to a 7-0 start to the 2013-14 campaign, continuing its recent excellence in the month of November.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Illinois holds off feisty IPFW 57-55
The Illini overcame a miserable shooting night to make up an 11-point first half deficit mostly because the Mastodons were just 2 of 13 from the free throw line in the game.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
Rice leads undefeated Illinois past Rice
With his Illini and UNLV tied with under a minute to play, Rice took a pass from Tracy Abrams, saw an opening in the lane and converted a driving layup that bounced in with 27 seconds remaining to give the Illini the lead.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Meyers Leonard Love
There has been a good deal of negativity on Blazersedge regarding Meyers Leonard .
GAME NOTES: The Illinois Fighting Illini hit the road for the first time this season as they invade the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday night for a non- conference clash with the UNLV Runnin' Rebels.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Illinois Basketball: 5 Adjustments Illini Should Make in 2013-14
Illinois has gotten off to a 5-0 start during the 2013-14 season, with victories over Alabama State, Jacksonville State, Valparaiso, Bradley and Chicago State.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
GAME NOTES: The Illinois Fighting Illini close out a season-opening five-game homestand on Friday evening, as they welcome the Chicago State Cougars to the State Farm Center for a non-conference matchup.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Big Ten Hoops Weekly: B1G bigs come up big
The Big Ten has a lot of wonderful basketball players capable of scoring 20, 25, 30 points in a game.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Wisch: Illini Basketball Bouncing Back From Bad Weekend
On Friday morning, basketball commitment Quentin Snider turned tails for Louisville.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Recap: Illinois vs. Bradley
Jon Ekey scored 19 points, one of four starters in double figures for Illinois as, the Fighting Illini captured an 81-55 win over the Bradley Braves in non-conference play at State Farm Center.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Curie's Alexander picks Kansas over Illinois
The 6-foot-8 forward from Curie High School reached to his right and picked up an orange Illini cap as he said he was going the University of ... After pausing, he set the hat on the table, placed a gray-and-blue cap on his head and completed his sentence.
The Daily Gazette
My 2 Cents: With college comes change
On Wednesday night, former Rock Falls standout and SVM player of the year Steven Armoska took the floor during the first half of the Sauk Valley Skyhawks' rout of Madison Tech.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Quentin Snider Decommits from Illinois, Signs with Louisville
According to Raphielle Johnson of College Basketball Talk, Quentin Snider has decided to sign with Rick Pitino 's Louisville Cardinals, breaking his previous verbal commitment to John Groce and the Illinois Fighting Illini.
Lincoln Daily News
Illini overcome Valparaiso
The Illinois Fighting Illini held the Valparaiso Crusaders to 33 percent shooting, but had to overcome 32 percent shooting of their own to take down the visitors 64-52 in nonconference action Wednesday night.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Cliff Alexander: What Landing 5-Star Stud Would Mean for Fighting Illini
Cliff Alexander will announce his college choice on Friday afternoon at 3:15 p.m. CST, just 15 minutes after fellow 5-star recruits Following Alexander's announcement, Stanley Johnson will make his college pick.
D.J. Richardson Leads Illinois Past Nebraska 71-51
D.J. Richardson scored a career-high 30 points, Brandon Paul added 14 and Illinois ended a three-game losing streak with a 71-51 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Illinois survives Valparaiso charge, wins 64-52
Rayvonte Rice scored 18 points and Illinois fought off a second-half charge by Valparaiso Wednesday for a 64-52 win.