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Riding Shotgun with Tupper: Talking hoops

In this week's Riding Shotgun, H&R Executive Sports Editor Mark Tupper discusses the Illini basketball team's 2-0 start and breaks down the roster, including the biggest early season surprise, Aaron

UPDATE: Illini offer pair of 2018 prospects

Both new recruiting targets would give Illinois more size

Palczewski: 'Not allowed to be freshmen anymore'

Hear from Illinois freshmen Alex Palczewski and Ricky Smalling before the Illini face Ohio State on Saturday in Columbus.

Nov. 15 Illinois basketball chat

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:30pmThe Illinois basketball team is 2-0 on the season with wins against Southern and UT Martin and 1-0 in recruiting with a win by signing five-star point guard Ayo Dosunmu. So what's next for Brad Underwood's Illini? Will the season be mor

Tamas lands 2021 commitment

Wisconsin freshman gives verbal commitment

Illini big men focusing on staying strong in the paint

Leron Black and Michael Finke are emerging as leaders for a young team.

Illini taking it one step at a time

Here are three items Illinois coach Lovie Smith discussed in his weekly press conference

Still hope for Dudek to play this year

Lovie Smith didn't definitively rule the redshirt junior wide receiver out for the rest of the season.

Bob Asmussen's Huddle Up: Week 12

Illinois football beat writer and Heisman voter Bob Asmussen breaks down the sport he loves.

Nickerson: 'It's a tough one'

Illinois defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson breaks down Saturday's game at Ohio State, while offensive coordinator Garrick McGee discusses playcalling with a young team, what it takes to run an effective offense and the play of his offensive line.

Smith: 'I've seen these guys grow up'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses Saturday's game at No. 8 Ohio State, his young team and the state of the program as his second season with the Illini draws near its end.

Lovie uncertain about status of Cam Thomas

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois coach Lovie Smith was vague on the injury situation that kept freshman quarterback Cam Thomas from playing last week. Smith is often vague regarding injuries but in

NOW: Weigh in on the weekend

Is Illinois basketball for real? Will Lovie Smith's football team ever win again? And do you agree with the Champaign woman's Letter to the Editor that called out rude Illini fans? Weigh in from 9-11 a.m. when Jim Turpin and Loren Tate host 'Monday Morning Quarterbacks' on WDWS 1400-AM. 

Underwood: 'He's been incredible'

Aaron Jordan is still experiencing some firsts in his Illinois career

Scott Richey's grades: Illini- UT Martin

Grading the Illini's win on Sunday

Still room to grow for Illinois

Illini barely hold off Skyhawks down the stretch

Underwood: 'We've got to learn to be combative'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's 77-74 victory against Tennessee Martin and the play of veteran forwards Michael Finke and Leron Black on Sunday at State Farm Center.

Finke: 'Trying to lead this team'

Illinois forwards Michael Finke and Leron Black discuss the Illini's 77-74 win against Tennessee Martin on Sunday at State Farm Center and how they're trying to lead the team.

Illinois Men's Basketball vs Tennessee-Martin

University of Illinois Men's Basketball vs Tennessee-Martin University, Sunday, November 12, 2017, at the State Farm Center. T

Illini drift at the finish but survive to improve to 2-0

CHAMPAIGN — With a young team and a new head coach, every Illini game will be a trip to the basketball classroom this season.

LIVE! UT Martin

Illini hold on for the win

Nov. 12 Asmussen Top 25

Georgia, Notre Dame fall

Nov. 13 Bob Asmussen chat

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:00amWho will play quarterback for Illinois against Ohio State? What would a winless Big Ten season mean to the Illini? How is recruiting going for Lovie Smith's team? For the answers to these questions, and anything else on your mind check in with our longtime Illinois football beat writer.

Big Ten Week 11 power rankings: Wisconsin still No. 1

The Badgers kept their College Football Playoff hopes alive and sewed up the West, while the East remained up for grabs.

Tate: Let's just wait and see

New coach is just beginning to implement his blue-collar brand of basketball. His job, essentially, is to prod young athletes into mastering fundamentals that would seldom intrude on their jump-shooting mindsets.