- Strong second half leads No. 4 Iowa State past Illinois Updated: Nov-28-15 10:36 pm
NICEVILLE, Florida - With Illinois and No. 4 Iowa State trading the lead for most of Saturday's championship game in the Emerald Coast Classic, Cyclones guard Monte Norris decided with 10:51 remaining to try and deliver a knockout punch.
- Nunn scores 18 as Illinois defeats UAB, 72-58 Updated: Nov-28-15 12:50 am
NICEVILLE, Florida - Illinois coach John Groce was short-handed for the first five games as many of his key players were out with injuries.
- Illini escape with buzzer-beater, 82-79 over Chicago State Updated: Nov-23-15 11:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois wasn't too worried about style points. After one of the worst starts in school history, the Illini just needed a win.
- Chattanooga gets past Illinois 81-77 Updated: Nov-22-15 12:39 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Chuck Ester and Chattanooga had led Illinois all game Saturday, much of it by double digits, and suddenly faced a nine-point deficit with just over six minutes to play.
- Providence wins 60-59 after Illinois misses flurry of shots Updated: Nov-19-15 12:26 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rodney Bullock's free throw with 43 seconds left gave Providence a 60-59 victory over Illinois on Wednesday night.
- Illinois rallies to beat North Dakota State 80-74 Updated: Nov-15-15 6:40 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Just as important as seeing Illinois rally for an 80-74 victory over North Dakota State, Illinois senior center Mike Thorne Jr. just wanted to see what's going on outside.
- Illinois point guard Tate has finger surgery Updated: Nov-14-15 5:57 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois coach John Groce says point guard Jaylon Tate had surgery to repair a dislocated finger but has not said when the junior might return.
- North Florida never trails in 93-81 win over Illinois Updated: Nov-13-15 11:19 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - North Florida hasn't lost any momentum after its first NCAA Tournament appearance last March.
- North Florida never trails in 93-81 win over Illinois Updated: Nov-13-15 10:34 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Dallas Moore scored 26 points and Beau Beech added 25 as North Florida used a hot start from the 3-point line to beat Illinois 93-81 on Friday night.
- Illinois adds point guard, forward on signing day Updated: Nov-11-15 4:58 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Illinois has signed point guard Te'Jon Lucas to join the team next season and has added forward Kipper Nichols who previously committed to Tulane, coach John Groce said Wednesday.