It’s long been known that big man Elijah Thomas would be visiting the weekend of September 20th, but now another star high school player will be joining him. Combo guard Jalen Coleman will also be officially visiting Illinois the weekend of September 20th.
Coleman’s Recruitment Rapidly Changing
Jalen Coleman’s recruit has been a roller coaster. Coleman had long been rumored...
Texas big man Elijah Thomas will be coming to Illinois for an official visit this weekend. He’s one of the top players in the Class of 2015, but according to one popular rapper Thomas should be number one.
“Elijah Thomas, he’s like a little brother to me; I mentor him and everything, but that’s not why I think he’s No. 1. His game is why I say he’s No. 1.
That kid is...
The Big Ten Network released their television schedule for the upcoming college basketball season, including 14 Fighting Illini basketball games. Here’s a list of those games.
December 13th vs Oregon (in Chicago), 6:00 PM CT
January 7th vs Maryland, 8:00 PM CT
January 11th at Nebraska, 7:30 PM CT
January 14th at Northwestern, 8:00 PM CT
January 18th vs Indiana, 12:00 PM CT
Last week, the Huskies of Northern Illinois beat Northwestern 23-15. The win put Northern Illinois at 2-0 on the season. The next team in the sights of Northern Illinois is the Fighting Illini.
To be quite honest, it’s a match up that the Fighting Illini may not want at this point. Illinois might be sitting at 2-0, but wins against Youngstown State and Western Kentucky both required...
Tim Beckman is 5-18 (very likely 5-19 by the time you actually read this) versus FBS college football teams during his tenure at Illinois. It is a fact that the Northern Illinois football team has three wins over Big Ten teams in the past two years. Beckman has just one. It is a fact that NIU has the second most victories of any FBS team (Oregon is first) over the past four years...
Northern Illinois alumni troll Northwestern and the Illinois Fighting Illini with this full-page newspaper ad.
Since Tuesday you heard the Tracy Abrams rumors. Yesterday afternoon you got the devastating news. No need for The Sports Bank to re-hash the details, the type of people who will click on this post are already up to speed.
So where does Illini basketball Coach John Groce go from here?
Obviously, Abrams has some limitations on both ends of the floor. He’s okay, but not great defensively...
Illinois starting point guard Tracy Abrams is out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament tear, coach Jon Groce confirmed Thursday.
Abrams tore the ACL in his right knee during preseason practice. Surgery hasn't yet been scheduled on the senior.
''Tracy worked hard in the offseason to put himself in great position heading into his senior year, so he's...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago
The start of college basketball season is still two months away, but one key member of the Fighting Illini might already be out of the season.
There have been NO OFFICIAL REPORTS on the severity of the injury yet. Currently, the fear is that senior point guard Tracy Abrams has a torn ACL and/or MCL.
Regarding Abrams, #Illini spokesman said this: "Coach is currently on road...
56. D.J. WILLIAMS Height: 6’-7” Weight: 200 Position: SF Wingspan: 6’-9” High School (State): Simeon (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Commitment: Illinois Fighting Illini Breakdown: Prior to his junior season at one of the top high school basketball programs in Illinois at Simeon, Williams made a verbal commitment to attend an in-state school, Illinois. As a junior ...
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The Walmart in Champaign is gearing up for Illinois football.Check out this awesome soda display a local sports reporter snapped a photo of during a recent visit. As you can see, the Fighting Illini logo is alive and well among the boxes of pop.Of course, Walmart wasn't going to let this display stand without putting their own logo smack dab in the middle as well.Via For the Win