No. 13 Illini survive scare against Northwestern, 73-66

CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois men’s basketball team survived a second-half surge from Northwestern to beat the Wildcats 73-66 Sunday afternoon in Champaign. Junior center Kofi Cockburn scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, his 13th double-double of the season. But head coach Brad Underwood says the Illini center didn’t enjoy the game. “Tonight was as […]

3 University of Illinois faculty recognized for engineering

CHAMPAIGN — Three faculty members at the University of Illinois have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. They are among 111 new members and 22 international members elected this year. They will be formally inducted in October in Washington, D.C. The new members from Illinois are William Hammack, Youssef Hashash and Klara Nahrstedt. […]