Thanks to a big second half, Loyola was able to take the opener of the College Basketball Invitational championship series on Monday with a win over Louisiana-Monroe.
In an odd and unusual journey, Dave Leitao found himself back at the helm of the DePaul basketball program as he talked about his wild ride back at his press conference on Monday.
New UIC head coach Steve McClain recognizes the high school hoops hotbed that is his new recruiting territory of Chicago, and he's hoping to get a few of those players to keep playing the Windy City.
1mMichigan continues to show tremendous effort while stars Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton Jr. sit injured on the bench. But the Big Ten standings don’t have a column for “played well under the circumstances but still lost.”
1mRayvonte Rice was understandably rusty in his first game back with the Illini after a nine-game absence, but that didn't stop him from contributing big to Illinois' thrilling comeback win over Michigan.
1mThe Illini saved the best for last Thursday night, erasing a seven-point deficit with three minutes remaining, forcing overtime and owning the extra period to beat Michigan, 64-52.
1mRayvonte Rice has officially been reinstated from his indefinite suspension, the Illini announced before Thursday night's game against Michigan. He'll be back in the lineup for the game.
1mIt seems Rayvonte Rice will be back in action for the Illini on Thursday night, with a report and several social-media posts from Rice indicating his indefinite suspension will be lifted.
1mContinuing the trend of the punishments stemming from the Jerry Sandusky scandal coming to an end, the Big Ten and Penn State announced Thursday that the school's share of that bowl revenue would be restored beginning next season.
1mJordan Fuchs, a freshman tight end who just wrapped up his first season with Kevin Wilson and the Indiana football team, was added to Tom Crean's Indiana basketball roster on Wednesday.