Illinois vs. UNLV Saturday, December 9th at 11 p.m. in Las Vegas TV: ESPN2 A Saturday in Vegas may not pay out for the Illini, because UNLV is sneakily one of the best teams in …
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Illini get ugly against Governors
If it weren't for the win, the Illini would owe apologies to all those who watched Wednesday's clash with Austin Peay.
Illini basketball preview: Austin Peay
Illinois vs. Austin Peay 7 pm TV: Big Ten Network If Illinois has another close game tonight, sound the alarms. Playing against Austin Peay, the Illini should easily secure their seventh victory of the season …
Miscues cost Illini in conference clash
Inexperience and a few poor decisions kept Illinois from finishing off a brilliant comeback against Maryland.
Illini basketball preview: Northwestern
Illinois at Northwestern 8 pm TV: Big Ten Network Well, Illinois did not pass its first test. Sure, the refs were no help, but the Illini fouled like it was their job and were forced …
Illini basketball preview: Wake Forest
Illinois at Wake Forest 8 pm TV: ESPNU (a real channel!) Wake Forest in 2016-17: 19-14, #11 seed NCAA Tournament, lost to Kansas State in the First Four. Wake Forest in 2017-18: 2-4, losses to …
Illini stay perfect ahead of first test
Illinois won out the holiday weekend, but tougher battles await.
Illini basketball preview: Augustana
Illinois vs. Augustana 6 pm TV: None (BTN+ streaming) Brad Underwood has ties to Augustana coach Grey Giovanine. The all-time wins leader at Augustana recruited Underwood to join his staff while the Illini coach was …
Scorching start sets up Smith for stardom
Mark Smith has been a do-everything guy for Illinois is his first 4 games.
Illini Basketball preview: DePaul
Illinois (2-0) vs. DePaul (1-1) 7:30 PM at State Farm Center TV: Big Ten Network The last 5 years in KenPom ratings: 174, 183, 150, 183, 183. DePaul is nothing if not consistent. There was …