Illinois Fighting Illini Archive

2017-2018 ITH Season Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, our Big Ten team previews continue with a look ...

Film Session: Illinois

The Hoosiers put on an offensive clinic early Saturday evening against the Illini. Their 1.42 points per possession was their second highest output of the season and best against a major conference opponent. In the first half, strong defense helped ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Illinois

Indiana’s three-game losing streak came to a halt on Saturday night as the Hoosiers beat Illinois, 96-80, at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. The win moved Indiana to 11-5 overall and 1-2 in the Big Ten. Here’s a look at five ...

Notebook: Quick start gets Hoosiers out of funk

In a game marred by fouls, the Hoosiers (11-5, 1-2) got out to a 15-0 and never looked back, earning their first Big Ten victory with a 96-80 win over Illinois (11-5, 1-2). The first half was a dominant one ...

Video: Tom Crean reacts to win over Illinois

Tom Crean met with the media following Indiana’s 96-80 win over Illinois on Saturday at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Watch his postgame comments below:

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 96-80 win over the Illini:  The free fall is over. As darkness fell on a sunny, chilly Bloomington Saturday, Indiana stepped onto Branch McCracken Court meaning business. There was no slow start. No silly turnovers. No wondering ...

Video: John Groce reacts to loss at Indiana

John Groce addressed the media following Illinois’ 96-80 loss to Indiana on Saturday at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Watch his postgame comments below:

Photo Gallery: Indiana vs. Illinois

Check out 42 photos by Jamie Owens from Indiana’s 96-80 win over Illinois at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Purchase prints from J. Scott Photography.

Video: IU players react to win over Illinois

OG Anunoby, Thomas Bryant and James Blackmon Jr. met with the media following Indiana’s 96-80 win over Illinois on Saturday at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Watch their press conference below:

At the Buzzer: Indiana 96, Illinois 80

Quick thoughts on a 96-80 win over Illinois: How it happened: Indiana won this game on the strength of a strong start and hot 3-point shooting. The Hoosiers opened the game on a 15-0 run and never trailed. It was ...