The University of Illinois will begin the search for a new mascot nine years after it retired Chief Illiniwek under pressure from the NCAA.
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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
A newspaper says the University of Illinois gave a more than $48,000 payout to a former assistant women's basketball coach who left amid accusations that players were mistreated.
Illinois is taking steps to increase support for what it terms "the health and well-being" of its athletes following abuse allegations in both the football and women's basketball programs.
The same legal firm asked to investigate player complaints about the Illinois football team is now looking into similar claims involving the women's basketball team.
Illinois says it has also looked into concerns raised by parents of women's basketball players that preceded the departure of an assistant coach.
Romeo leads Nebraska women past Illinois 86-71 in Big Ten
No. 19 Rutgers women beat Illinois 80-56
No. 15 Nebraska women hold off Illinois, 59-57
No. 8 Maryland beats Illinois 74-54 for 9th straight win