Illinois Fighting Illini

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.

10/16/2014

John Groce (UPI/Bill Greenblatt file)

Interview: Illinois Coach John Groce

Illini basketball boss says team is deeper, better offensively in ’14-’15

10/09/2014

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CBS Chicago: Fire Illini Coach?

Columnist questions if Tim Beckman has what it takes to get Illinois football going in right direction.

10/06/2014

Quarterback Wes Lunt #12 of the Illinois Fighting Illini passes in the third quarter against the Washington Huskies on September 13, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. Washington defeated Illinois 44-19.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Illini Quarterback Has Broken Leg

Redshirt sophomore Wes Lunt was injured in Saturday’s loss to Purdue.

10/05/2014

Quarterback Wes Lunt #12 of the Illinois Fighting Illini looks downfield to pass against the Washington Huskies on September 13, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Preview: Illinois at #21 Nebraska

Wes Lunt & the 3-1 Illini travel to Lincoln to play the 4-0 Cornhuskers

09/26/2014

Josh Ferguson #6 of the Illinois Fighting Illini dives in the end zone for a touchdown against the Texas State Bobcats at Memorial Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. Illinois defeated Texas State 42-35. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Illinois Survives Texas State Scare

Illini score 17 in 4th quarter to win 42-35

09/20/2014

Defensive lineman Andrew Hudson #93 of the Washington Huskies  celebrates after sacking quarterback Wes Lunt #12 of the Illinois Fighting Illini in the first quarter on September 13, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Illinois Seeks Run Game to Help QB

Wes Lunt was sacked four times. Illini run game ranked 118th in nation.

09/15/2014

Linebacker Shaq Thompson #7 (with ball) of the Washington Huskies is congratulated by teammates after returning an interception for a touchdown in the first quarter against the Illinois Fighting Illini on September 13, 2014 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Shaq Gets Best Of Fighting Illini

Linebacker Thompson scores 2 TDs in 44-19 rout

09/13/2014

Illinois Fighting Illini fans cheer before the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at State Farm Center on February 15, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Illini Learn Conference Hoops Schedule

Illinois plays first 4 out of 5 Big 10 games on road, then 4 out of 5 at home.

08/22/2014

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Illinois Basketball Player Arrested

Sophomore Darius Paul faces charges of resisting a peace officer and underage drinking

04/22/2014

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