Illini basketball

Malcolm Hill (Getty/Joe Robbins)

Last-Second Bucket Lifts Illini to Victory

Belleville’s Malcolm Hill scored the winner & led Illinois with 27 points


Rayvonte Rice (Getty/Ethan Miller)

Illini Hoops Coach Suspends Two

Rayvonte Rice (pictured) & Aaron Cosby violated team rules, says John Groce


Getty/Duane Burleson

Minnesota Downs Illinois, 79-71

Following six days off, Illini will host Penn State next Saturday


John Groce (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Illinois Adds Student Manager to Basketball Roster

John Groce’s team is so depleted by injuries, he turns to former Bloomington prep star


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Indiana Holds Off Illinois, 80-74

Tom Crean’s Hoosiers win at Champaign for 1st time in six tries.


Illinois Fighting Illini players celebrate with the championship trophy after defeating the Baylor Bears 62-54 in the championship game of the 2014 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena on November 28, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Wins Big 10 Battle With Northwestern

Kendrick Nunn’s 25 points led Illini to victory


Head Coach John Groce of the Illinois Fighting Illini (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Illinois Falls to Nebraska, 53-43

Loss drops John Groce’s team to 11-6 overall and 1-3 in Big Ten


Malcolm Hill (Getty/Ethan Miller)

Illinois Upsets #11 Maryland

Belleville native Malcolm Hill led all scorers with 28 points.


Malcolm Hill #21 of the Illinois Fighting Illini loses control of the ball as he tries to split the defense of DÕAngelo Russell #0 of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Sam Thompson #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first half on January 3, 2015 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

#20 Ohio State Handles Illinois, 77-61

Illini led at halftime in Columbus, but stumbled down the stretch


Jim Harbaugh addresses the crowd at Crisler Arena during halftime of the Michigan Wolverines basketball game against the Illinois Fighting Illini after being announced as the new football coach at a news conference earlier in the day December 30, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Michigan Knocks Off Illinois in OT

Cheered on by new football coach Jim Harbaugh, Wolverines rally for 73-65 win





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