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Illinois athletic department lost $6.2M in 2016

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman says his department was operating at about a $6.2 million deficit in 2016, with revenue and spending figures ranking in the bottom half of the Big Ten.


No. 3 Maryland women roll past Illinois, 84-59

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 29 points and No. 3 Maryland cranked up the defense in an 84-59 rout of Illinois on Thursday night that kept the Terrapins unbeaten in the Big Ten.

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Series of allegations against coaches marks troubling trend

After several allegations of verbal abuse and harassment made recently in women's basketball, it's clear the issue isn't going away. But it's also important to look at each case individually.

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Illinois AD: Embattled coach Bollant will return

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman said women's basketball coach Matt Bollant will return next season even after a losing season and a lawsuit filed by former players over their treatment.

Penn State tops Illinois, advances in Big Ten tourney (0:31)
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Illinois hires ex-Big 12 leader as consultant

The University of Illinois has hired a consulting firm led by former Big 12 Conference commissioner Dan Beebe as it deals with former athletes' allegations of mistreatment.

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Group wants Emmert to meet ex-Illinois players

An advocacy group for college athletes wants NCAA President Mark Emmert to meet with former Illinois student-athletes who have alleged they were mistreated by coaches.

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Illinois chancellor resigns; athletics among issues

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise said Thursday that she is resigning, citing a range of "external issues" that she says have become a distraction for the school.

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Illinois coach wants to change tone of program

After a report on allegations of mistreatment in Illinois women's hoops leveled that a former assistant coach treated players harshly, head coach Matt Bollant said he wants to change the tone.