Teniya Page set a Penn State Big Ten Tournament record with a career-high 38 points and the Nittany Lions cruised to an 83-57 win over Illinois in a first-round game on Wednesday.
Kelsey Mitchell scored 28 points with five 3-pointers, Linnae Harper had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 16 Ohio State bounced back for an 88-69 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night.
- Illinois athletic department lost $6.2M in 2016
- Illinois hires Hall of Famer Fahey as new coach
- Bollant, once subject of lawsuit, fired by Illinois
- Illinois eyes new mascot after 9 years without
Katelynn Flaherty scored 27 points, Hailey Brown and Hallie Thome had double-doubles and No. 19 Michigan continued the best start in school history with an 86-42 win over Illinois on Saturday night.
Megan Gustafson scored 34 points with 12 rebounds for her 43rd career double-double, Kathleen Doyle had her second double-double and No. 18 Iowa turned back Illinois 84-71 on Sunday.
Kaila Charles scored 24 points, Blair Watson had 22 and No. 15 Maryland opened Big Ten play with a 100-65 win over Illinois on Thursday night.
Sophie Cunningham continued her torrid shooting, scoring 27 points to lead No. 16 Missouri to its 12th-straight win on Friday, 72-55 over Illinois.
While her career path may be a bit unorthodox, Nancy Fahey is hopeful her many years of success coaching at Division III Washington University in St. Louis can be replicated at Illinois.
Illinois AD Josh Whitman discusses Lovie Smith and the Illinois football team, new basketball coaching hires Brad Underwood and Nancy Fahey, and the Illinois-Missouri rivalry.
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.
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