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  • Believer: NFL Great Preston Pearson Starts with Humble Beginnings Feb 18, 2020
    A former Fighting Illini basketball player is the answer to an intriguing sports trivia question. Which National Football League star never played college football, yet participated in five Super Bowls? As fascinating a story as that is, the tale of how Illini hoopster Preston Pearson eventually made it to the University of Illinois and then […]
  • Game Notes | Road Trip to No. 9 Penn State on Tap for Illini Feb 17, 2020
    The Fighting Illini head to Happy Valley to face the Penn State Nittany Lions on Tuesday (6:30 pm ET/5:30 CT on FS1).
  • Scarlet Knights Pull Away from Illini Feb 15, 2020
    Alan Griffin scored 14 points and Kofi Cockburn had his 10th double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds, but Rutgers pulled away for a 72-57 home win over Illinois Saturday at The RAC.
  • Game Notes | #22 Illini Hit Road to face Rutgers Feb 14, 2020
    The No. 22 Fighting Illini head to New Jersey to face Rutgers on Saturday afternoon (4:30 pm ET/3:30 CT on BTN).
  • Dosunmu Named to Naismith Trophy Midseason Team Feb 13, 2020
    Citizen Naismith Trophy Midseason Team
  • Ayo Dosunmu Update Feb 12, 2020
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill.– Illinois sophomore guard Ayo Dosunmu (Chicago, Ill./Morgan Park H.S.) underwent an MRI scan earlier today, following the final play of Tuesday's game against Michigan State. The outcome of the MRI showed no structural damage.
  • Don and Anne Edwards Make $3 Million Investment in Athletics Feb 12, 2020
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Gies College of Business alumni Don and Anne Edwards have announced a $10 million gift to the University of Illinois, $3 million of which will support the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. Don Edwards is a former member of the Illinois men's golf program and currently serves as chairperson of the University of […]
  • Furious Rally Falls Short for #22 Illinois Against MSU Feb 11, 2020
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Ayo Dosunmu scored 17 points in Illinois' 70-69 loss to Michigan State on Tuesday at State Farm Center. Dosunmu scored 15 in the second half in a furious rally by the Fighting Illini. Having trailed by as many as 20 points, Illinois had the lead late until a bucket by Michigan State […]
  • Game Notes | #22 Illini Ready for Orange Out Tuesday vs. MSU Feb 10, 2020
    The 22nd-ranked Fighting Illini host Michigan State Tuesday night at State Farm Center (8 p.m. CT, ESPN).
  • ORANGE OUT Set for Showdown with Spartans Feb 9, 2020
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Tuesday night's showdown between the No. 22 Fighting Illini and Michigan State will be and Orange Out at State Farm Center. All fans are asked to wear orange shirts to create a sea of orange for the sold-out game.  Tickets can be found through our secondary market partner, StubHub.