Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini

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  • Field Goal %
    141st
    44.3 FG%
  • 3-point %
    296th
    30.9 3P%
  • Points Scored
    170th
    2239 Pts
  • Total Rebounds
    24th
    39.5 RPG
  • The Associated Press

    No. 8 Illinois ramps with first game of 'tripleheader' week

    Eighth-ranked Illinois opens the season Wednesday in the first of a self-made smorgasbord designed to prime one of the Big Ten favorites for a primetime matchup with No. 2 Baylor at the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 2. Illinois opens the State Farm Center to North Carolina A&T on Wednesday, Wright State on Thanksgiving and Friday against Ohio. "There's been nothing like it," Illinois coach Brad Underwood said of the process of rebuilding the non-conference schedule for the Fighting Illini.

  • Illinois hoops schedule nearly complete
    The Champaign News-Gazette

    Illinois hoops schedule nearly complete

    Illinois’ 2020-21 season begins with a trio of weekday games in its own multi-team event at State Farm Center, starting with a 1 p.m. showdown with North Carolina A&T next Wednesday. That game will be followed by an 11 a.m.

  • Illinois Basketball Player Preview: Brandon Lieb
    The Champaign Room

    Illinois Basketball Player Preview: Brandon Lieb

    Listed at 7-foot-0 and 210 pounds, Brandon Lieb has the frame to become a solid Big Ten center for the Illinois Fighting Illini to whom he committed on June 25, 2020. That said, the freshman likely has a ways to go before he sees significant playing time for the Illini. Lieb averaged 13.5 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks during his senior season at Deerfield.