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Illinois Embraces Defensive Culture as They Look to Avenge Michigan Loss

The next stop on the Fighting Illini’s revenge rampage is in Ann Arbor this Sunday. Illinois has knocked off five straight opponents, including a streak of beating three straight teams they’ve lost to this season (Minnesota, Purdue, and Northwestern) and are coming off a victory over Penn State, who happened to beat the Illini the last time they played last season. So pretty much, if you’ve beat the Illini ...

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Illinois ends losing skid against Purdue, extends win streak to three games

After winning its last two games by a combined five points, Illinois didn't need any clutch shots down the stretch to end an eight-game losing skid against Purdue. Illinois (18-8, 5-7 Big Ten) cruised past Purdue (12-13, 5-7) in a 79-59 victory on Wednesday to extend its win streak to three games. Illinois was led by 18 points from senior guard D.J. Richardson. Sophomore guard Tracy Abrams contributed 13 po ...

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Illinois Puts the Indiana Victory Behind Them as they Head to Minnesota

In the game of basketball, sometimes all it comes down to is one shot. It might sound cliché, but one bounce of the ball, one inch, one moment can change an entire season for not only a team, but for a city, or an entire school. When the ball came out of senior Tyler Griffey’s finger tips and the buzzer sounded, a team in utter desperation finally climbed out of their hole and stood atop the college basketb ...

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Illinois’ Two-Faced Attack: If the three’s are falling Michigan is in trouble

It wasn’t the most pretty thing in the world, but the Fighting Illini’s three-game skid finally came to an end as they left Lincoln with a 20 point victory over the Cornhuskers on Tuesday. After conquering the likes of Gonzaga and Ohio State earlier this season, the win over Nebraska fell short of igniting the Champaign faithful. The Illini skeptics are still in search of a verdict for this squad. This team ...

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Big Ten Basketball Preview Part Three: Iowa and Illinois

*This is part three of a six part series previewing each Big Ten team. Part one, Monday: Nebraska, Penn State Part two, Tuesday: Northwestern, Purdue Part three, Wednesday: Iowa, Illinois Part four, Thursday: Minnesota, Wisconsin Part five, Friday: Michigan State, Michigan Part six, Saturday: Ohio State, Indiana 8. Iowa To call last year an up and down season for the Iowa Hawkeyes would be an understatement ...

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