Illinois Fighting Illini Archive

Film Session: Xavier Johnson’s drives against the Illini

  • Ryan Corazza 01/29/2024 8:10 am  
 

In Indiana’s loss to the Illini, Xavier Johnson seemed to re-capture some of his explosion off the bounce, as he scored all 14 of his points and all six of his field goals via drives off the perimeter. Johnson’s struggles ...

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Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss to Illinois

  • Alex Bozich 01/27/2024 7:13 pm  
 

Indiana dropped its third straight game, falling 70-62 to Illinois on Saturday afternoon at the State Farm Center. Here are five takeaways from the loss to the Fighting Illini: Indiana goes with a smaller lineup with Kel’el Ware out Mike ...

The Minute After: Illinois

  • Ryan Corazza 01/27/2024 6:09 pm  
 

Thoughts on a 70-62 loss to the Illini: Indiana gave a great effort this afternoon in Champaign. The Hoosiers fought. But in the end, it’s another loss and another missed opportunity to get their first signature win of the season. ...

Video: Mike Woodson, Mackenzie Mgbako react to loss at Illinois

  • Kevin Vera 01/27/2024 5:55 pm  
 

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Mike Woodson and Mackenzie Mgbako addressed the media following Indiana’s 70-62 loss to Illinois on Saturday at the State Farm Center. Watch their postgame reaction below:

At the Buzzer: Illinois 70, Indiana 62

  • Alex Bozich 01/27/2024 5:24 pm  
 

Quick thoughts on a 70-62 loss at Illinois: How it happened With a week off to prepare, Indiana got off to a strong start on Saturday afternoon at the State Farm Center. The Hoosiers led by as many as eight ...

What to Expect: Indiana at Illinois

  • Alex Bozich 01/26/2024 8:19 am  
 

Indiana returns to action Saturday afternoon at the State Farm Center against Illinois. The Fighting Illini are 14-5 overall and 5-3 in Big Ten play. The game will tip at 3 p.m. ET on FOX: Indiana’s week-long break ends tomorrow ...

2023-24 ITH Season Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini

  • Alex Bozich 10/09/2023 7:46 am  
 

With the start of college basketball season approaching, we’ll look at the conference at large and Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, our team previews continue with Illinois. Previously: Penn State, Minnesota, Rutgers, Michigan, Nebraska, Iowa, Ohio State, Maryland, ...

Film Session: Illinois

  • Zion Brown 02/20/2023 7:51 am  
 

Editor’s note: Ryan is out on paternity leave. Zion Brown will be writing Film Session in his absence. In his postgame press conference after Indiana’s 71-68 win against Illinois, Indiana forward Miller Kopp mentioned how the Fighting Illini chose to ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win against Illinois

  • Alex Bozich 02/18/2023 4:18 pm  
 

Indiana improved to 19-8 overall and 10-6 in Big Ten play with a 71-68 win against Illinois on Saturday at Assembly Hall. Here are five takeaways from the victory: A dominant second half from Trayce Jackson-Davis is pivotal for IU ...

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The Minute After: Illinois

  • Justin Albers 02/18/2023 4:05 pm  
 

Editor’s note: Ryan is out on paternity leave. Justin Albers will be writing The Minute After in his absence. Thoughts on a 71-68 win against the Illini: The Hoosiers were loose with the ball in critical moments. They missed 4-of-7 ...

Photo Gallery: Indiana vs. Illinois

  • Jamie Owens 02/18/2023 3:15 pm  
 

Check out 44 photos by Jamie Owens from Indiana’s 71-68 win against Illinois at Assembly Hall. Purchase prints from J. Scott Photography.

Video: Mike Woodson, IU players react to win against Illinois

  • Alex Bozich 02/18/2023 3:00 pm  
 

Mike Woodson, Miller Kopp and Trayce Jackson-Davis addressed the media following Indiana’s 71-68 win against Illinois at Assembly Hall. Watch their postgame comments below:

Video: Brad Underwood, Illinois players react to loss against Indiana

  • William McDermott 02/18/2023 2:59 pm  
 

Brad Underwood, Luke Goode and Matthew Mayer addressed the media following a 71-68 Illinois loss against Indiana on Saturday at Assembly Hall. Watch their postgame comments below:

At the Buzzer: Indiana 71, Illinois 68

  • Alex Bozich 02/18/2023 2:18 pm  
 

Quick thoughts on a 71-68 win against Illinois: How it happened Indiana’s defense wasn’t up to par to begin Saturday’s matinee at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers did a decent job early on Matthew Mayer, but once the Baylor transfer got ...

What to Expect: Illinois at Indiana

  • Alex Bozich 02/17/2023 10:53 am  
 

Indiana will try to bounce back from a 64-62 loss at Northwestern when it hosts Illinois on Saturday at Assembly Hall. The Fighting Illini are 17-8 overall and 8-6 in Big Ten play. Saturday’s game will tip at 12 p.m. ...

Film Session: Illinois

  • Ryan Corazza 01/21/2023 12:17 pm  
 

In its win against the Illini on Thursday evening, the Hoosiers flashed subtle changes and creativity on both sides of the ball. On offense, Indiana ran more down-screen action than usual for its primary ballhandlers, leading to an effective counter ...