The best story for the Illinois basketball team during Brad Underwoods first season with the program was freshman Trent Frazier putting up big numbers. Frazier was so fun to watch during his first run with the Illini. This past season, the expectations were even higher. Here is a wrap-up for the 2018-19 campaign. Expectations Like  Illinois Basketball: 2018-19 Illini season wrap-up for Trent Frazier - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Illinois football team is starting to build momentum for the class of 2020. While the Illini have yet to close the deal with a recruit from this class, they continue to make the top list of some talented players. One of the lists Illinois made was a little over a month ago, February 11,  Illinois Football: Quadre Nicholson would thrive in Rod Smith Illini offense - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Malcolm Mitchell, a member of the Patriots' 2016 draft class, has decided to hang it up after 10 surgeries
The five-star prospect from Chicago lived up to the hype, fell short of his goals.
College basketball writer SCOTT RICHEY spent the last two days watching basketball — all of it. Here's the must-see games on his schedule today:
Illinois bounces back after loss at St. Louis on Wednesday to beat Illinois State 14-3 at Illinois Field on Friday afternoon.
Trash building up along Interstate 74, more alcohol at University of Illinois sports events, enhanced bridge work in Champaign, big box stores in far west Champaign, a big pile of shingles, the old Bergner's store at Market Place, Canada geese and an MTD bidding process that went awry.
An incredible season for an unheralded freshman.
The Canes are becoming Transfer U, but while their latest addition will be impactful, he's not historic
More news: Wake Forest announced Friday morning that Danny Manning would return for 2019-20
The struggles for the Illinois basketball team were real this season, but they also faced a tough schedule as well. Illinois ended up playing a decent number of NCAA tournament teams throughout the season. A total of 14 out of the 33 games the Illini played were against teams currently playing in the Big Dance.  Illinois Basketball: Illini opponents fare well in NCAA tournament first round - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Brad Underwood and the Illinois basketball team was able to snag one of the best players in the class of 2018. His name is Ayo Dosunmu. Here is the 2018-2019 season wrap-up for Ayo. Expectations Heading into this past season, my expectations for Ayo Dosunmu were probably a little higher than they should have been.  Illinois Basketball: 2018-19 Illini season wrap-up for Ayo Dosunmu - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Junior relegated to DH role due to back injury