Illinois gets a home matchup with No. 7 Purdue and an opportunity to extend its lead at the top of the Big Ten.
Trent Frazier took the game over once again and Illinois ran away late to start 6-0 in Big Ten play.
Illinois hosts Michigan a year after the Wolverines' controversial Big Ten regular season title and the Illini's Big Ten Tournament crown.
CHAMPAIGN — Kofi Cockburn posted his seventh straight double-double, Trent Frazier scored 16 points and Illinois rallied after squandering an …
After a slow start because of foul trouble, Kofi Cockburn had 16 points and 15 rebounds in the second half to hold off Maryland.
The Illinois men’s basketball team will play its second game in three days when Maryland comes to town for a 6 p.m. Thursday game at the State Farm Center.
Kofi Cockburn finally got an up-close look at the Braggin' Rights trophy after leading Illinois to a 88-63 win over Missouri. It was the first win in the series of his career and the Illini’s first since 2017.
Tigers had no answer for Illini threes and Kofi Cockburn
ST. LOUIS — Kofi Cockburn scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double and Illinois breezed to an 88-63 victo…
Illinois faces 11th-ranked Arizona.
Kofi Cockburn scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and Illinois scored 24 points at the free-throw line to hold off Iowa, 87-83 on Monday night to go 2-0 to start Big Ten play
Kofi Cockburn scored a career-high 38 points to lead No. 14 Illinois to a hard-fought 94-85 win over Texas Rio Grande Valley on Friday night.
There was a moment during the consolation game of the Hall of Fame Classic on Tuesday when it looked like Kansas State was poised to pull off a signature victory against No. 14 Illinois.
KANSAS CITY — Mike Saunders Jr. scored 20 points, Jeremiah Davenport added 19 and Cincinnati overcame an early 15-point deficit to blow out No…
Jacob Grandison scored a career-high 20 points as short-handed No. 11 Illinois opened the season by rolling past Jackson State 71-47 on Tuesday night.
Anticipation for this Illinois basketball season is through the roof. It’s going to be a breeze, right? Probably not.
Another honor for Kofi Cockburn.
Drew Timme could have left for the NBA after leading Gonzaga into last season's national title game.
Finally eligible and healthy, Austin Hutcherson hardly looked rusty, sparking Illinois to a convincing 101-34 victory.
"They've been here since the onset, since it was rough," coach Brad Underwood said.
Illinois has high expectations for the 2021-22 season and the Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll reflects that.
"I'm gonna come in and work hard," Payne said, pointing at the slogan on the tongues of his sneakers. "Just try to be the 'Every day guy' like they say."