Illini basketball

Malcolm Hill (Getty/Joe Robbins)

#24 Illinois Tops American, 70-55

Malcolm Hill led the scoring with 13 points


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Miami Ousts Illinois From Ranks Of Unbeaten

#15 Hurricanes top #24 Illini 70-61 in ACC-Big 10 Challenge


Head coach John Groce of the Illinois Fighting Illini gestures to his players as they take on the Indiana State Sycamores during the 2014 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament at the Orleans Arena on November 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Illinois won 88-62.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illinois Basketball Cracks Top 25

Coach John Groce’s undefeated Illini debut at #24, will take on #15 Miami next.


: Malcolm Hill #21 of the Illinois Fighting Illini shoots against Al Freeman #25 of the Baylor Bears during 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)

Illini Improve To 6-0

Illinois tops Baylor 62-54 in Las Vegas tourney championship


Malcolm Hill (Getty/Joe Robbins)

Illinois Hits Century Mark Again

Illini beat Austin Peay, 107-66


Ahmad Starks sinks a three-pointer against Coppin State on November 16, 2014 (Twitter/@illinihoops)

Illinois Demolishes Coppin St. By 58 Points

Fifteen 3-pointers included in Illini’s 114-56 victory


Illinois Illini head basketball coach John Groce watches the final seconds of a game against the Missouri Tigers at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 21, 2103. Illinois won the Annual Braggin' Rights game 65-64.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Illinois Basketball Returns 11 Of 15

Coach John Groce hoping to get team back into NCAA Tourney in 2015


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Illini Basketball Court Damaged

Storm water backed up inside State Farm Center, which is currently under renovation


Bruce Weber the head coach of the Illinois Fighting Illini watches the action during the game against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first round of the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on March 8, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ex Illini Coaches Mourn Passing of Wayne McClain

Bruce Weber spoke at Wednesday’s funeral


Luther Head #4 of the Illinois Fighting Illini celebrates with assistant coach Wayne McClain after victory over the Arizona Wildcats in the  Chicago Regional Final in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at the Allstate Arena on March 26, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois. Ilinois defeated Arizona 90-89 in overtime.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ex-Illini Assistant Wayne McClain Dies

Former Peoria Manual High School coach won three Illinois state titles.