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  • image of an illini player and a rutgers player - not a great description, I know

    Strong shooting sends Illinois past Rutgers, 66-54

    Kendrick Nunn scored 21 points and Malcolm Hill added 15 to help Illinois survive a late rally against struggling Rutgers, 66-54 on Tuesday (Feb. 3, 2015).

  • image of illini player jaylon tate going over a spartan defender

    Illini men hold off Spartans 59-54, win third straight

    See highlights from the Fighting Illini's 59-54 win at Michigan State on Feb. 7, 2015. 

  • image of junior-year pitcher tyler jay

    Fast start for Illini Baseball

    Junior Tyler Jay dazzled in his first career start and the offense dominated the day with 19 hits in a 9-3 win over Lamar. Illinois swept its opening weekend at the Lamar Cardinal Classic and began the season 4-0 for the first time since 2000.

  • image of golf coach Mike Small with a scholar/athlete

    Golf Channel: Coaching, talent and facilities lead to Illinois success

    Coach Mike Small and his Fighting Illini are showing you can win at golf up north.

  • Illini baseball team celebrates opening day victory

    Illini baseball wins home opener against Chicago State

    On Opening Day (March 10) at Illinois Field, No. 19 Illinois scored seven runs in the first six innings and cruised past Chicago State for a 7-3 victory.

  • image of illini wrestler isaiah martinez

    Illini sending full lineup to NCAA wrestling championships

    For the first time since 2006, the Illinois wrestling team will head to the NCAA Wrestling Championships with its full 10-man lineup. The NCAA Championships will be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri March 19-21.

  • image of illini center nnanna egwu blocking a basketball shot

    Egwu ends career as top shot blocker in Illinois history

    Senior Nnanna Egwu finished his collegiate basketball career with 201 blocked shots, making him the most prolific shot blocker in Fighting Illini history.

  • banner image of martinez as national champion wrestler

    Isaiah Martinez wins NCAA title, caps undefeated season

    Fighting Illini redshirt-freshman Isaiah Martinez put an exclamation point on his season Saturday night, winning the NCAA 157-pound national title. Martinez defeated Brian Realbuto (Cornell) by major decision, 10-2, to become the first freshman to be an undefeated national champion since Cael Sanderson of Iowa State accomplished the feat in 1999.

  • architect's drawing of proposed new tailgate area

    New tailgating area opening at Memorial Stadium for 2015

    The University of Illinois is excited to introduce plans that would transform what is currently Lot 36 on the west side of Memorial Stadium into a park setting that will be prime tailgating locations during Fighting Illini football game days.

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    Illini athletes from six winter sports named Academic All Big Ten

    Forty-eight University of Illinois student-athletes in six winter sports were named Academic All-Big Ten, the conference office announced Wednesday.

  • image of illini women celebrating their win over indiana

    Illini softball sets scoring record in 22-12 win over Hoosiers

    The Hoosiers took an early 10-4 lead, but the Illini replied with 13 unanswered runs, scoring at least four runs in every inning to clobber the Hoosiers on getaway day. The win lifts Illinois to 11-20 (3-3 Big Ten)

  • image of gymnasts Mary Jane Horth, Sunny Kato and Giana O'Connor

    Illini women gymnasts earn five All-America honors

    The NACGC/W announced the regular-season All-American honors with the Illini picking up five awards. Illinois totaled one First Team and four Second Team honors, as Mary Jane Horth, Sunny Kato and Giana O'Connor each earned recognition for their stellar seasons.

  • banner image for illini night with image of busch stadium

    Illini Night at Busch Stadium scheduled for Friday, May 15

    This year's Illini Night will feature Illinois men's basketball head coach John Groce throwing out the first pitch. In addition, fans who purchase an Illini Theme Night ticket will receive a one-of-a-kind orange and blue Cardinals hat designed specifically for Illini fans*.

  • image of the new video board at illinois field

    New video scoreboard to debut at Illinois Field this weekend

    The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics will debut its new video board at Illinois Field this weekend when the Fighting Illini host Northwestern for a three-game series (April 3-5).

  • University of Illinois baseball head coach Dan Hartleb

    Illinois baseball head coach picks up career win No. 300

    Illinois baseball head coach Dan Hartleb picked up career win No. 300 in No. 15 Illinois' 17-2 rout of Northwestern on Easter Sunday.

  • Tennis player Louise Kwong to represent Canada in FISU games

    Illinois sophomore Louise Kwong has been selected to represent Canada at the 28th World Summer Universiade (FISU games) this summer in Gwangju, South Korea. The games will be held from July 3-14.

  • image of illini baseball players celebrating a win

    Nine consecutive wins for Illini Baseball

    For the first time since head coach Dan Hartleb's first season in 2006, Illinois has won nine games in a row. Starter Drasen Johnson increased his Big Ten-leading innings pitched total with eight solid stanzas, as the 12th-ranked Fighting Illini defeated Purdue 5-1 on Sunday.

  • image of illini tyler jay pitching

    #11 Illini sweep Purdue for 10-game winning streak

    No. 11 Illinois swept Purdue with a tight 2-1 win on Monday night, tying the longest active winning streak in the nation with 10 straight victories.

  • image of illini football coach tim beckman

    Coach Beckman previews Illini spring football game

    Fighting Illini coach Tim Beckman previews the upcoming Illinois Spring Game at a press conference on April 14, 2015.

  • Men's golf team sweeps awards at Boilermaker Invite

    The third-ranked Illinois men's golf team took home the team trophy and placed four individuals among the top finishers at the 2015 Boilermaker Invite held at Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Ind. 

  • image of senior baseball player david kerian batting

    #8 Illini cruise to 14 straight with Tuesday night win over EIU

    With 14 consecutive wins, the Fighting Illini baseball team continues the best start in school history (33-6-1) and the longest active winning streak (14) in the nation.

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    Illini hosting Big 10 men's tennis tournament this weekend

    The No. 4 ranked Fighting Illini men's tennis team will play host for the 2015 Big Ten Tournament with the matches set to be held at the Kahn Outdoor Tennis Complex at the Atkins Tennis Center. Tournament play begins on Thursday, April 23 and will be conclude with the championship match at noon on Sunday, April 26.

  • image of golf team with big ten trophy

    Fighting Illini men's golf team wins another Big Ten title

    Illinois Men's Golf earned its 13th Big Ten Championship title on Sunday at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Ind. With a final tally 14-under par, the Illini finished 32 strokes ahead of second place Iowa. The title marks the sixth Championship for the Illini under head coach Mike Small.

  • image of illinois baseball players celebrating after win

    Illini baseball win streak climbs to 17, a school record

    No. 8 Illinois capped a perfect weekend in Happy Valley with a 6-3 victory, sweeping Penn State and setting a school record with 17 straight wins. The Illini increased the best start in school history to 36-6-1 and remained in first place in the Big Ten.

  • image of casey fletcher swinging a bat

    Illini outfielder Casey Fletcher named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week

    Senior Casey Fletcher was named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week, announced the conference office Monday. Fletcher hit a team-high .500 (8-of-16) with five walks during Illinois' perfect 4-0 week that extended its school record and longest active winning streak in the country to 17.

  • composite image of all big ten players

    Illini Men's Golf sweeps individual Big Ten honors

    Head Coach Mike Small was named Big Ten Men's Golf Coach of the Year on Tuesday (April 28). Freshman Nick Hardy and junior Thomas Detry were named Big Ten Freshman of the Year and Big Ten Player of the Year, respectively.

  • image of illini baseball players adam walton and matthew james

    With 18 game winning streak, Illini Baseball was perfect in April

    No. 6 Illinois completed a perfect month and extended its school-record winning streak to 18 games with a 7-5 victory over Southern Illinois.

  • image of selected tennis players

    Men's Tennis: Four selected for NCAA singles & doubles championships

    A day after the Illini were announced as the No. 4 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, the NCAA Jared Hiltzik and Farris Gosea to the upcoming NCAA singles tournament. The pair of Tim Kopinski and Ross Guignon were selected to represent the Illini in the doubles tournament.

  • image of illini pitcher delivering the ball

    Illini Baseball winning steak at 21 and counting

    No. 6 Illinois extended the nation's longest active winning streak to 21 straight and earned its fifth consecutive Big Ten series sweep with a 6-2 comeback win at No. 23 Ohio State on Sunday.

  • Three softball players named to All Big Ten teams

    Fighting Illini softball stars Allie Bauch, Carly Thomas and Alyssa Gunther were all named to the 2015 All-Big Ten teams this morning, as Bauch and Thomas headlined the All-Big Ten First Team, while Gunther was selected to the Second Team and claimed a Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.