2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
4-7, 10th in Big Ten
Washington catches lob, finishes strong layup (0:25)
Muhammad crosses up defender and nails 3-pointer (0:28)
Illinois' Bezhanishvili completely stuffs LeDee's dunk attempt (0:19)
18d

Notre Dame holds off Illinois 76-74 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Notre Dame guards TJ Gibbs and D.J. Harvey scored 19 points each, and Juwan Durham sparked his team with all of his 10 points and five blocked shots in the second half, as the Irish held off late-charging Illinois 76-74 in an ACC/Big Ten Challenge...

24d

Xavier knocks off Illinois 83-74 in Maui

Quentin Goodin scored 15 points, Elias Harden added 14 and Xavier dominated the second half to beat Illinois 83-74 in the Maui Invitational seventh-place game on Wednesday night.

25d

Iowa State blows past Illinois 84-68 in Maui

Talen Horton-Tucker had 26 points and 14 rebounds, Michael Jacobson added 23 points and Iowa State ran away from Illinois in the second half for an 84-68 victory Tuesday in the Maui Invitational.

Gonzaga seals win with block and slam (0:34)
Perkins sets up Clarke on alley-oop perfectly (0:37)
Hachimura manuevers his way for and-1 (0:21)
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64d

Arizona, Illinois agree to home-and-home series

As part of a new home-and-home series, the Illini will visit the Arizona Wildcats in Tucson on Nov. 10, 2019, and the Wildcats will visit Champaign on Dec. 12, 2020.

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75dJeff Borzello

No. 44 Liddell picks Ohio State over Mizzou, Illini

ESPN 100 forward E.J. Liddell, a 6-foot-7 Belleville West (Illinois) power forward who prefers to do most of his work around the basket, has committed to Chris Holtmann and the Buckeyes.

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197dAdam Rittenberg

UNC-Michigan highlights ACC/Big Ten clashes

Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Evaluated and spoke with Kahlil Whitney last weekend at the EYBL. He is receiving heavy recruiting attention from Florida State, Louisville, Illinois , Miami, Ohio State, Oregon, Seton Hall and Saint John's. He is one of the better small forwards in the class of 2019.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.3
Rebounds Per Game33.2
Assists Per Game15.4
Points Allowed76.8278th

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record40-31
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances30