Illinois Fighting Illini Archive

2022-23 ITH Season Preview: Illinois Fighting Illini

  • Ryan Corazza 10/12/2022 8:04 am  

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

Film Session: Illinois

  • Ryan Corazza 03/11/2022 9:15 pm  

Trayce Jackson-Davis scored nine of Indiana’s last eleven points this afternoon in its win against the Illini. He shot a perfect 3-of-3 from the field over the final 4:41 of the contest. Jackson-Davis also hit 3-of-4 from the line, his ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win against Illinois

  • Alex Bozich 03/11/2022 4:13 pm  

Indiana likely punched its ticket to the 2022 NCAA tournament with a 65-63 win over top-seeded Illinois on Friday in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. Here are five takeaways from the win against the Fighting Illini: Trayce Jackson-Davis holds his ...

The Minute After: Illinois

  • Ryan Corazza 03/11/2022 2:56 pm  

Thoughts on a 65-63 win against the Illini: No second-half miraculous comebacks this time around. Nope, just a locked-in defensive performance against the conference co-champion, the No. 1 seed in this year’s Big Ten tournament. Indiana never let the Illini ...

Photo Gallery: Indiana vs. Illinois

  • Jamie Owens 03/11/2022 2:45 pm  

INDIANAPOLIS – Check out 58 photos by Jamie Owens from Indiana’s 65-63 win over Illinois in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

At the buzzer: Indiana 65, Illinois 63

  • Alex Bozich 03/11/2022 1:54 pm  

Quick thoughts on a 65-63 win over Illinois: How it happened: Indiana came out firing offensively on Friday morning at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Hoosiers scored 13 points in the first 4:38. By the first media timeout, Indiana led Illinois 13-8. ...

What to expect: Illinois

  • Alex Bozich 03/10/2022 8:52 pm  

Indiana’s thrilling 74-69 win over Michigan on Thursday set up a Friday quarterfinal matchup against Illinois in the 2022 Big Ten tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Illinois beat Indiana 74-57 on Feb. 5 in Bloomington. Friday’s rematch is set for an ...

Film Session: Illinois

  • Ryan Corazza 02/07/2022 9:40 am  

Despite some good, often wide-open looks, the Illini missed their first six 3-point attempts of the second half. Two of them were air balls. Such a performance allowed the Hoosiers, who weren’t able to get much going offensively themselves, to ...

Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss to Illinois

  • Alex Bozich 02/05/2022 6:35 pm  

Indiana dropped its second home game this season on Saturday in a 74-57 loss to Illinois. The loss dropped the Hoosiers to 16-6 overall and 7-5 in Big Ten play. Here are five takeaways from the loss to the Fighting ...

Indiana still searching for offensive identity in loss to Illinois

  • Tyler Tachman 02/05/2022 5:01 pm  

With less than one minute remaining in Indiana’s matchup with Illinois on Saturday, Trey Galloway had an open layup. He burst past Illinois guard Alfonso Plummer and exploded toward the basket. At this point, the outcome of the game was ...

Trayce Jackson-Davis struggles against Kofi Cockburn in loss to Illinois

  • Grace Ybarra 02/05/2022 5:00 pm  

Indiana’s halftime lead against the top team in the Big Ten dwindled in the second half. A four-point cushion with 13:11 to play quickly turned into a 12-point deficit with just over five minutes left. No. 18 Illinois got on ...

The Minute After: Illinois

  • Ryan Corazza 02/05/2022 3:16 pm  

Thoughts on a 74-57 loss to the Illini: With Trayce Jackson-Davis on the bench with two fouls, Indiana did its best in the first half. The Hoosiers defended hard. Michael Durr kept Kofi Cockburn in check. Indiana’s wings and guards ...

Video: Brad Underwood, Illinois players react to win at Indiana

  • Grace Ybarra 02/05/2022 3:11 pm  

Illinois coach Brad Underwood and Kofi Cockburn addressed the media following a 74-57 win over Indiana on Saturday at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Watch both press conferences below: