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‘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 ...

Video: Brad Underwood reacts to win over Indiana

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois coach Brad Underwood addressed the media following his team’s 67-66 win over Indiana on Sunday afternoon at the State Farm Center. Watch his postgame comments below:

The Minute After: Illinois

Thoughts on a 67-66 loss to the Illini: If there’s a silver lining to Indiana’s 0-2 week, it’s this: Unlike so much of the conference season, the Hoosiers competed and didn’t wilt away on the road. Despite an awful offensive ...

Video: IU players react to loss at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Al Durham Jr. and Trayce Jackson-Davis addressed the media following Indiana’s 67-66 loss at Illinois on Sunday afternoon at State Farm Center. Watch their postgame comments below:

Video: Archie Miller reacts to loss at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Archie Miller addressed the media following Indiana’s 67-66 loss to Illinois on Sunday afternoon at the State Farm Center. Watch his postgame comments below:

At the buzzer: Illinois 67, Indiana 66

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Quick thoughts on a 67-66 loss at Illinois: How it happened: Unlike many of its previous road efforts, Indiana came ready to play on Sunday afternoon at the State Farm Center. The Hoosiers played the Illini even ...

What to expect: Illinois

Indiana plays its final road game of the regular season on Sunday afternoon in Champaign. The Hoosiers will meet Illinois at the State Farm Center. The Fighting Illini are 19-9 overall and 11-6 in Big Ten play. Sunday’s game tips ...

POTB 296: John Gasaway on Illinois and the Big Ten

Podcast on the Brink is back for a new episode with hosts Jerod Morris of The Assembly Call and Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall. The show is available weekly, typically on Wednesdays. On this week’s episode, Morris and Bozich are joined by John Gasaway of ...

2019-2020 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

In Indiana’s win against the Illini on Thursday night, freshman Robert Phinisee posted a career-high 17 points. Illinois’ defensive style — one in which the Illini pressured the ball and played Indiana tight, leaving the middle open, a rare occurrence ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win at Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – Indiana won its third straight game – a 92-74 blowout victory over Illinois – on Thursday night at the State Farm Center. The victory improved the Hoosiers to 16-14 overall and 7-11 in Big Ten play. Here’s ...