Former Illinois football star Bobby Roundtree, who was paralyzed from the waist down in a swimming accident two years ago, died Friday, the university said. He was 23.
For more than a century, college athletes have been mythologized as amateurs while laboring for colleges and universities that make hundreds of millions of dollars marketing them to sell tickets and merchandise.
A gymnast from the University of Illinois was going viral after a video of his celebration surfaced across social media during the Big Ten Championships over the weekend.
Illinois big man Kofi Cockburn is the second player to face racist comments on social media following a loss in the NCAA Tournament.
Loyola Chicago carried out 101-year-old superfan Sister Jean’s plans to a T on Sunday, moving to the Sweet 16 with a 71-58 win over Illinois, the first No. 1 seed bounced from this year’s NCAA Tournament.
It's official! Illinois and Loyola will meet in the next round of the NCAA tournament.
Kofi Cockburn muscled his way to 18 points and Illinois cruised past 16th-seeded Drexel 78-49 Friday in the Illini’s first NCAA Tournament game as a No. 1 seed in 16 years.
Former President Barack Obama released his NCAA tournament picks on Thursday, choosing Gonzaga to take home the men's title and Baylor to take home the women's title.
A state law on sports gambling law is making it difficult — but not impossible — for Illinois residents to bet on the University of Illinois men’s basketball team when March Madness kicks off this week.
Brad Underwood arrived at Illinois in the spring of 2017 tasked with trying to restore some of the swagger to a program that had become an afterthought in the Big Ten.
The Fighting Illini earned their third No. 1 seed and first since 2005.
GO ILLINI! Illinois beat Ohio State in overtime for the team's first Big Ten Tournament title since 2005.
The Illini will face No. 9 Ohio on Sunday. If they win, it'll be their first tournament title since 2005.
As the Big Ten Tournament moves on, you can get in the action for free and win $1,000! Here's how.
FOX Super 6 is putting the Big in the Big Ten Tournament when Nebraska and Penn State tip-off, offering the chance to win $1,000.
Ayo Dosunmu returned after missing three games with a concussion and facial injuries to score 19 points, and No. 4 Illinois rallied to beat No. 7 Ohio State 73-68.
No. 7 Ohio State is searching for answers to its perplexing February fade as No. 4 Illinois comes to town for the regular-season finale Saturday ahead of what promises to be an arduous Big Ten tournament.
Andre Curbelo scored 11 of his 17 points in the first half, and No. 4 Illinois dismantled No. 2 Michigan with a smothering defensive performance, routing the Wolverines 76-53 on Tuesday night.
The second-ranked Wolverines host fourth-ranked Illinois on Tuesday night in the next marquee matchup of this Big Ten season.
Illinois was playing without All-American candidate Ayo Dosunmu, who missed a second straight game after breaking his nose during a loss at Michigan State.