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Will Aaron Cosby and Ahmad Starks Find their Touch?

By Grant Labedz

When transfers Ahmad Starks and Aaron Cosby took the floor for the first time for the Fighting Illini, there were high hopes for the 2014-15 season. 682 more words

Kendrick Nunn, Illinois take down Hampton

By: Grant Labedz

After strong shooting and a solid overall effort on the floor, the Illini rolled to a 73-55 win at the State Farm Center Wednesday night against Hampton. 295 more words

The Egwu Enigma

By Graham Hooten

Ask any given Illini basketball fan and they’re sure to have a strong opinion on senior forward Nnanna Egwu. In his fourth and final year at University of Illinois, Egwu has garnered more than his fair share of critics for not reaching what they believe to be his raw potential as a basketball player. 681 more words

D Needs Work

Illinois’ loss to Villanova  Tuesday night was a lost opportunity on the big stage.  Just like last week’s game against Miami, this was a chance to beat play a highly ranked team and show something.   325 more words


Illini Will Face Tough Test Against #7 Villanova

For Malcom Hill and the rest of the Illini, Tuesday night will just be another game. While a marquee matchup at Madison Square Garden against one of the top 10 teams in the nation may on the surface seem daunting, the team has focused on treating it like they would any other game, with confidence and preparation. 294 more words

Illinois Ready For Villanova

Illinois basketball will play#7 Villanova at the Jimmy V Classic

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