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Grandison and Plummer shoot Illinois to an 87-83 win at Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team beat Iowa 87-83 last night in Iowa City. Jacob Grandison and Alfonso Plummer hit 4 three-pointers each, and scored 21 points apiece to lead Illinois. The two sealed the game against an Iowa comeback, with Plummer draining a three-pointer with 80 seconds remaining. Grandison was […]

Bostic helps Illini women grab a win over Eastern Kentucky; Illini men travel to Iowa

CHAMPAIGN — Sophomore forward Kendall Bostic grabbed 22 rebounds and scored 12 points as the Illini women’s basketball team cruised to a 71-57 win over Eastern Kentucky Sunday afternoon. Bostic spoke matter-of-factly about her rebounding effort, which was the program’s best individual rebounding performance in 40 years. “This was a team (EKU) that we really […]

217 Today: Monday, Dec. 6, 2021

Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 Today’s headlines: An Illinois prisoner who lost his leg after getting inadequate treatment for a yearlong infection will get $400,000 from the Illinois Department of Corrections. University of Illinois scientists recently confirmed dicamba-resistant waterhemp plants in a central Illinois soybean field — meaning that it’s becoming increasingly difficult for farmers to control weeds […]

Illini volleyball is ‘Sweet’ once again

LEXINGTON, Ky. — In what is becoming a nearly annual event, the Fighting Illini volleyball team has advanced to the round of 16 in the NCAA Volleyball Championships. Illinois defeated host and No. 7 seed Kentucky 3-1 (25-22, 20-25, 25-10, 25-21) to reach the Sweet 16 for the tenth time in the last 14 seasons. […]