Brandon Paul and D.J. Richardson made consecutive 3-pointers to give Illinois the lead with 6 minutes left and the seventh-seeded Illini pulled out a tough 57-49 win over Colorado in a game of wild momentum swings Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
President Barack Obama is picking Indiana to go all the way in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
Brian Urlacher wanted to re-sign with the Chicago Bears. Instead, they're parting ways with the veteran linebacker after 13 years.
Drop the pen. Everyone knows no ink makes contact with a bracket sheet until Monday night at the earliest. Until it's deadline time, pencils are preferred.
First-year Illinois coach John Groce says he's just happy the team's NCAA Tournament bid means his senior players get a one more shot at a postseason run.
DeShaun Thomas scored 17 points and No. 10 Ohio State used its stout defense to beat No. 22 Wisconsin 50-43 on Sunday for the Big Ten tournament title.
Ryan Evans jumps when he shoots free throws. Ben Brust looks as if he just got his driver's license, and Mike Bruesewitz's shaggy hair draws snickers every time Wisconsin goes on the road.
Cody Zeller scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 3 Indiana past Illinois 80-64 Friday in the Big Ten quarterfinals.
The NHL will shuffle its teams before next season, moving from three divisions in each conference to a total of four divisions in the Eastern and Western Conferences. The league's owners approved the plan Thursday; the players' association gave its OK last week.
Illinois beat Minnesota in the opening game of the Big Ten basketball tournament at Chicago's United Center with a score of 51-49.