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Film Session: Illinois

Armaan Franklin put on a show against the Illini on Saturday, posting a career-high 23 points (8-of-12 shooting, 5-of-6 from deep). While Ayo Dosunmu was scoring buckets down the stretch for Illinois to carry his team to victory, the Hoosiers ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss at Illinois

Indiana played well in stretches, but couldn’t overcome a dominant performance by junior guard Ayo Dosunmu in a 69-60 loss at Illinois on Saturday afternoon. The loss dropped the Hoosiers to 5-4 overall and 0-2 in Big Ten play. Here ...

Scrappy plays and free-for-all moments define Indiana in loss to Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Ever since Indiana’s overtime loss to Florida State in early December, head coach Archie Miller has often talked about his team’s inability to get loose balls. It has been a legitimate concern for Miller and his staff. ...

Video: Ayo Dosunmu, Kofi Cockburn and Brad Underwood react to win over Indiana

Ayo Dosunmu, Kofi Cockburn and Brad Underwood addressed the media following a 69-60 Illinois win over Indiana on Saturday afternoon at the State Farm Center. Watch their postgame comments below:

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 69-60 loss to the Illini: The day after Christmas hangover was in full effect this afternoon at the State Farm Center. Both teams started off cold from the field, shots clanking from the perimeter and in the ...

Video: Archie Miller reacts to loss at Illinois

Archie Miller addressed the media following Indiana’s 69-60 loss to Illinois on Saturday afternoon at the State Farm Center. Watch his postgame comments below:

Video: Armaan Franklin, Al Durham Jr. react to loss at Illinois

Armaan Franklin and Al Durham Jr. addressed the media following Indiana’s 69-60 loss to Illinois on Saturday at the State Farm Center. Watch their postgame comments below:

At the buzzer: Illinois 69, Indiana 60

Quick thoughts on a 69-60 loss at Illinois: How it happened: Wednesday’s disappointing home loss to Northwestern put pressure on Indiana to respond on Saturday afternoon in Champaign. And while Indiana fell to 0-2 in Big Ten play for the ...

What to expect: Illinois

Indiana will look to avoid an 0-2 start in Big Ten play for the first time since the 2013-14 season when it travels to Illinois. The Fighting Illini are 6-3 overall and 2-1 in league play.  Today’s game will tip ...

2020-21 ITH Season Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini

With the start of college basketball season slated for late November, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we preview Illinois. During the 2018-2019 season, Indiana ...

‘There’s no way to get closure’: The cost of no NCAA tournament for Big Ten teams

College basketball entered an unfamiliar world last week. The NCAA tournament, the sport’s showcase event and a competition that persisted through point shaving scandals and a world war, was canceled for the first time since its inception in 1939. While ...

Film Session: Illinois

During Indiana’s narrow 67-66 loss to the Illini on Sunday afternoon, Kofi Cockburn’s shotblocking ability loomed large, especially in the second half. When Cockburn wasn’t swatting Indiana’s attempts at the rim, his mere presence made the Hoosiers hesitant. It led ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss to Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Indiana’s improved road effort continued Sunday at the State Farm Center against Illinois, but once again it came in a loss. Indiana’s 67-66 loss to Illinois wasn’t the result of anything particularly wrong the Hoosiers did. Trayce ...