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Illinois overcame Chicago State and a curse to mercifully end their stretch in Springfield.
Illini basketball stumbled to its worst start since 1965, so we take a look back at other years that have felt as bad as this one at Illinois.
Mark Mowery of The Daily Gopher breaks down Illinois's clash with Minnesota this weekend.
Illinois lost its first season-opener in 16 years on Friday, but a rebound win on Sunday should give fans some relief.
What did you expect, exactly? Chris and Travis recap the Illini loss against Ohio State this past weekend.
Eric Seger of Eleven Warriors gives us an idea of Illinois's chances against the reigning champs. Spoiler: not good.
A comprehensive, but not exhaustive, look at the 2015-16 Illinois men's basketball team and its nonconference schedule.
Travis Miller of Hammer and Rails helps us preview this weekend's barn-burner between Purdue and Illinois
Piping hot takes on just how awful Penn State is.
Illinois struggled to get much of anything going and the defense struggled to slow the Badgers’ second-string quarterback and running back in a 24-13 Homecoming loss.
Andrew Rosin of Bucky's Fifth Quarter helps us preview Illinois's homecoming game against Wisconsin.
Kenna Mae's unique voice is the star on her debut album, Blue Darlin.
Ross WB, editor at Black Heart Gold Pants, throws some shade at Illinois ahead of the Iowa-Illinois game on Saturday.
Illinois overcame itself and a 90-year winless streak against Nebraska to pull off the upset on Saturday.
Hail Varsity Managing Editor, Brandon Vogel, explains how cheering for Nebraska football is closer to a sickness than a sporting experience.
Travis McDade shares images of Illinois's nailbiter win on Saturday.
Former WDWS play-by-play announcer and current Nashville sportscaster Steve Layman previews this weekend's Illinois-Middle Tennessee game with us.
Chris shares his connection to Pygmalion artist Sylvan Esso before they play at Highdive on Sunday.
Andrew Carter, UNC beat writer for The News & Observer, breaks down the Tar Heels, Illinois' opponent on Saturday.
Illinois showed no mercy on Western Illinois Saturday, winning 44-0. Our photographer, Travis McDade, shares scenes from the big win.
Scott Holland, Sports Editor of the McDonough County Voice, gives us a semi-useful breakdown of Western Illinois football.
Rain washed out Illinois' Friday night opener, but the result on Saturday was nothing but sunshine for fans.
Kent State beat writer Allen Moff sheds some light on Kent State and throws a little shade at Illinois to preview Friday's season opener.
A fond-ish farewell to a coach who deserves much less.
We're back and this year no one is spared, even Illinois. Pygmalion Tech speaker Will Leitch helps us kick off the new season with a preview of the home team.
Three former Illini women's basketball players have alleged wrongdoing against Matt Bollant and his staff, adding to the University's troubles. Should this surprise anyone, though?
Illinois played its worst game under John Groce and were quickly blown out of the Big Ten Tournament.
Chris looks ahead to the Big Ten tournament, tipping today, and breaks down how Illinois could still make it to the NCAA Tourney.
Rayvonte Rice came up big in his final home game to grab a win and get Illinois one step closer to the Tourney.
Illinois shot the lights out in a dominating performance over Northwestern on Saturday.
Despite surging late in the game, Illinois could not match Michigan State's toughness on Sunday.
Chris Porterfield, Field Report frontman, talks candidly about his background, his music, and his sobriety ahead of the band's performance at the Highdive.
The last 10 minutes of the Michigan game were as good as any the Illini have played this year, which was enough to get a victory on Thursday.
Malcolm Hill's 27 points helped Illinois steal a win against Penn State.