Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini

2nd BTEN D-I | 24-7
  • Field Goal %
    6th
    50.0 FG%
  • 3-point %
    36th
    37.2 3P%
  • Points Scored
    5th
    2497 Pts
  • Total Rebounds
    11th
    40.0 RPG
  • Good Morning, Illini Nation: Meet and greet with Giorgi
    The Champaign News-Gazette

    Good Morning, Illini Nation: Meet and greet with Giorgi

    Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team: Giorgi Bezhanishvili announced last week he was declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft with the intention of taking the next step in his basketball career. Before that happens, though, Illinois fans can get a chance to see the fan favorite forward in an autograph session happening later this month.

  • Vandy's Scotty Pippen Jr. declares for draft with no agent
    College Basketball | NBC Sports

    Vandy's Scotty Pippen Jr. declares for draft with no agent

    Vanderbilt guard Scotty Pippen Jr. has declared for the NBA draft without signing with an agent to keep his options open. Pippen announced his intentions Saturday morning with a social media post. He said he was blessed to come to Vanderbilt.

  • Texans DC Lovie Smith admits he wasn’t able to run his full defense at Illinois
    Texans Wire

    Texans DC Lovie Smith admits he wasn’t able to run his full defense at Illinois

    New Houston Texans defensive coordinator Lovie Smith says his Tampa-2 scheme is better suited for the NFL, not so much for college.