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Nike Illinois Fighting Illini Rebrand

The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, in partnership with Nike, today introduces a new brand and identity system that sets the visual direction for Fighting Illini Athletics for years to come. The updated identity provides a fresh look at one of the most storied brands in all of intercollegiate athletics. Illinois and Nike collaborated on a nearly two...
Via Mo Better Shoes
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Illinois’ New Uniforms For 2014 Leaked, Supposedly The Real Deal

The Illinois Fighting Illini are set to unveil new uniforms on Wednesday, but the threads may have been leaked online already.
Via Gamedayr
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Fighting Illini Uniforms Leaked: Instant Reaction to the Rebrand

Fighting Illini News – Congratulations, world wide web. You’ve done it again. Less than 24 hours before Illinois and Nike were set to unveil the new uniforms, they were leaked. So, without further ado, here’s the new Fighting Illini uniforms. Fighting Illini Basketball Uniforms The released pictures have been confirmed to be the new uniforms, and Nike has even added the...
Via Sports Mockery
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: pictures of new Illinois Fighting Illini uniforms leaked

The Illinois Fighting Illini will debut their new uniforms at a special event tomorrow night on the UI campus.  Illinois Fighting Illini student-athletes employees (according to a recent local NLRB ruling) from football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer and baseball will model several of the new uniforms. You can watch the show on live stream at the...
Via The Sports Bank
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Illinois Fighting Illini New Uniforms Leak?

The Illinois Fighting Illini’s new uniforms might have leaked online for their major sports late Tuesday night. I must say that these uniforms are pretty cool if they are in fact the jerseys. [@spoony1981] The post Illinois Fighting Illini New Uniforms Leak? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marc Trestman Speaks to the Fighting Illini Football Team

Champaign, IL – On April 11th, Chicago Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman shared some of his wisdom with the Fighting Illini football team. Trestman’s speech was on the eve of the Fighting Illini spring football game. Sports Mockery brings you the highlights of Trestman’s speech to the team. Marc Trestman’s Speech Coach Trestman preached about the importance of togetherness...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Nike Rebrand: Sneak Peek at New Basketball Uniforms

Champaign, IL – There’s less than four days remaining until the launch of new uniforms for Illinois athletics. Since our last posted update, two new promotional teasers have been released. Dear Nike, Please Don’t Ruin the Fighting Illini Uniforms Nike Rebrand Update: Consistency Fighting Illini Nike Rebrand: Football Fighting Illini Nike Rebrand: Basketball Near the end of...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Have Yet Another New Point Guard Target

Fighting Illini News - The Fighting Illini continue the search for a point guard beyond the 2014-2015 season. Despite not having an open scholarship slot for the upcoming year, Illinois has contacted another transfer. Maryland point guard Roddy Peters announced on April 8th that he will be transferring from the Terrapins. The Fighting Illini wasted no time, as they have already...
Via Sports Mockery
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Nike Rebrand Update

Champaign, IL – Anticipation continues to build as the Fighting Illini Nike Rebrand is set to be unveiled on April 16th at 7 PM. Both the University of Illinois and Nike have been tight-lipped about the rebrand; however, a video hyping the rebrand titled “Consistency” has been released. Previewing the Rebrand Although the video is vague, there are still some main points that...
Via Sports Mockery
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Early ’14-’15 Illini basketball season preview part 2: FRONTCOURT

When previewing the Illini basketball team for next season, (Yes, it’s not even April and we’re on to part two of our series (here’s part one Illini basketball recruiting) you’ll see there’s an excess of wing players and swingmen. You have a lot of 2s and 3s, but not a whole lot of traditional 1s and 5s. It’s difficult to designate a bunch of guys as “guards” and...
Via The Sports Bank
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois Fighting Illini debuting new uniforms, possible new logo?

The Illinois Fighting Illini will debut an updated brand identity at a special event on Wednesday, April 16, starting at 7 pm at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts on the UI campus. For those of you who didn’t go to business school, “brand identity” translates into logo, colors, trademark etc. Will there be a new logo? We’ll probably have to wait until the 16th to find...
Via The Sports Bank
19 days ago  |  Discuss

’14-’15 Illinois basketball Season Preview part 1: RECRUITING

It’s time for the 2014-15 Illinois basketball season preview. Last year I did this piece in late March/early April. This year I’m doing it before the NCAA Tournament even ends. Once that brutal 1-9 stretch occurred in midseason, I shifted to next year’s Illini team. Then they won a few games down the stretch and made the 2013-14 season rather respectable. So we put off looking...
Via The Sports Bank
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois stuns Iowa on Jon Ekey’s last-second three

Ladies and gentlemen, Jon Ekey. Make that Jon Three-key. Actually, what Illinois fans love to call the senior forward on social media is “3key” — perfect for a guy with a well-honed stroke from beyond the arc. It’s an undeniably cool nickname for a role player who spent three years at Illinois State before signing on for one final season of college ball with the Illini...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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