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.
2017 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/11L 55-53
- 11/13W 70-58
- 11/17L 64-54
- 11/20W 77-57
- 11/22L 51-33
- 11/30L 79-70
- 12/2W 56-33
- 12/4L 72-56
- 12/7L 77-68
- 12/11W 76-72
- 12/17W 82-73
- 12/19L 82-51
- 12/22L 80-68
- 12/28W 70-65
- 1/1L 71-47
- 1/7W 78-41
- 1/11L 78-58
- 1/15W 79-59
- 1/18L 78-50
- 1/2216L 88-64
- 1/263L 94-49
- 1/29L 82-66
- 2/1L 86-70
- 2/5L 72-64
- 2/93L 84-59
- 2/14L 80-62
- 2/19L 66-53
- 2/22L 59-55
- 2/25L 74-60
- 3/1W 79-70
- 3/2L 72-58
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Hall of Famer Nancy Fahey was named Illinois' new women's basketball coach Wednesday, replacing the fired Matt Bollant.
Subject of a lawsuit by former players in 2015, Matt Bollant was fired by Illinois on Tuesday after going 61-94 over five seasons as the women's basketball coach.
Andreona Keys scored a career-high 26 points and fifth-seeded Purdue defeated No. 12 seed Illinois 72-58 on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament.
Ali Andrews had career highs with 24 points and six 3-pointers, leading three Illinois freshman who reached 20 points, and the No. 12-seeded Illini beat No. 13 seed Nebraska 79-70 on Wednesday in
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.
Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 14 points to lead No. 3 Maryland to an easy 94-49 win over Illinois on Thursday night.
Kelsey Mitchell made six 3-pointers and scored 22 points to lead No. 16 Ohio State to an 88-64 rout of Illinois on Sunday for its third straight win.
The University of Illinois will begin the search for a new mascot nine years after it retired Chief Illiniwek under pressure from the NCAA.
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.
Illinois women's basketball coach Matt Bollant says leading scorer and rebounder Chatrice White plans to transfer.
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.
Teniya Page scored 18 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and had nine assists to help 11th-seeded Penn State hold off 14-seed Illinois 75-66 on Wednesday in the first round o
Aerial Powers had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Tori Jankoska recorded her fifth double-double of the season and No. 20 Michigan State outscored Illinois 27-2 in the fourth quarter for a 71-43 victo
Ameryst Alston was nearly perfect in scoring 39 points and Kelsey Mitchell was right behind with 35 as No. 5 Ohio State routed Illinois 117-74 on Sunday in a record-setting game.
Ameryst Alston scored 24 points, Kelsey Mitchell had 22 and No. 7 Ohio State beat Illinois 80-70 on Monday night for its fifth straight victory.
Brionna Jones had 16 points and a career-high 19 rebounds as No. 6 Maryland overcame a slow start to defeat Illinois 79-63 Thursday in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
The University of Illinois argues in a motion filed this week that a judge should dismiss a lawsuit filed by seven former women's basketball players.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An advocacy group for college athletes wants the University of Illinois to fire athletic director Mike Thomas, football coach Tim Beckman and others.
Former Illini players suing school
Seven former Illinois women's basketball players are accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights and using race to divide the team while trying to force some players out. The lawsuit adds to this year's accusations against the school's sports programs over player treatment. Story