CHAMPAIGN – Former University of Illinois men’s basketball coach Lou Henson died on Saturday. He was 88 years old. The U of I announced his death on Wednesday, shortly after a private funeral service. Henson coached at Illinois from 1975-1996, amassing a record of 423-224, the most wins in school history. His 1989 team, known […]
The Illini men’s basketball team beat Iowa 78-76 last night at the State Farm Center, securing a top-four seed and double-bye in this week’s Big Ten Tournament.
COLUMBUS – The Illini men’s basketball team lost 71-63 last night at Ohio State. Big men Kofi Cockburn and Giorgi Bezhanishvili were in foul trouble from the opening tip. Cockburn picked up his first foul 14 seconds into the game.
The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team beat Indiana 67-66 Sunday at State Farm Center in Champaign.
The Illini men’s basketball team tallied its 19th victory last night in Evanston, beating the host Northwestern Wildcats 74-66. Alan Griffin led all scorers with 24 points, shooting 6-8 from three-point range. Coach Brad Underwood said his team wasn’t surprised, but definitely needed the boost. “We see that all the time in practice, and we […]
The Illini men’s basketball team beat Nebraska 71-59 last night at the State Farm Center. Ayo Dosunmu scored a game-high 18 points and Kofi Cockburn notched another double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
The Illini men’s basketball team upset ninth-ranked Penn State last night in State College, Pennsylvania. The score was 62-56.
An epic comeback literally slipped away from the Illini men’s basketball team last night, when a driving Ayo Dosunmu lost his footing and crumpled to the floor as time expired in a 70-69 loss to Michigan State.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — With Illinois shredding Maryland’s man-to-man defense, Terrapins coach Mark Turgeon switched to a zone — something the team rarely uses outside of practice.
The Iowa Hawkeyes beat the Illini men’s basketball team 72-65 yesterday in Iowa City. Illinois led 59-55 with just over five minutes remaining in the game before Iowa closed the game on a 17-6 run. Coach Brad Underwood described the chain of events from that point.
Thursday was Pride Night at the State Farm Center, but that’s not the reason Illini men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood kissed Da’Monte Williams following a 59-51 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — As the final seconds ticked away in a tie game, Ayo Dosunmu was being guarded by Zavier Simpson, one of the top defenders in the Big Ten.
CHAMPAIGN — As Illinois coach Brad Underwood watched Northwestern play his Illini down to the wire, he couldn’t help but feel he was watching his own team from a year ago.