Illinois Fighting Illini
A.J. Ricker was a standout offensive lineman for the Tigers from 2000-2003.
Brandon Paul had 18 points to lead Illinois, which lost for just the second time in eight games. The Illini shot just 28.6 percent from the field.
Illinois wins Senior Day game at Assembly Hall 72-65
#7 Wolverines end Illinois’ five-game win streak with 71-58 victory.
$25 per semester hike would help pay for $160 million renovations to home of Illini basketball.
Despite late run, Illini hold on for 5th straight win, 64-59.
Illini get revenge for earlier loss to in-state conference rival.
The win was the third straight for Illinois , which is clawing its way back into the postseason picture.
St. Louisan Tyler Griffey led the way for 17-8 Illinois with 16 points.
The Illini trailed 41-29 at halftime and by double digits for most of the second half before closing the game on a 13-2 run over the final 3:36.