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2020 Schedule
4th in Big Ten
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2dJohn Gasaway

The top 25 players in college basketball: A ranking for 2020-21

In an ordinary time, the ranking of next season's top 25 players would be posted while confetti is still raining down on the winning team in the national championship game. This is no ordinary time, but we can still look ahead with hope.

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27dMyron Medcalf

Champ Week is here, and questions abound

Can Baylor bounce back? Which Big Ten team will emerge? Who can stop Dayton? Conference tournaments hold the answers.

Garza blocked at the buzzer, Illinois hangs on for win (0:43)
31d
Cockburn throws down monster alley-oop for Illinois (0:34)
31d
Dosunmu Eurosteps past Garza for Illinois bucket (0:35)
31d
Illinois bench goes wild over Frazier's 3 (0:32)
31d
Tempers flare between Iowa, Illinois (0:58)
31d
Nichols and Dosunmu hit back-to-back shots to extend Illinois' lead (0:40)
34d
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37d

Surging Illini give Underwood 3-year extension

With the No. 23 Illini in contention for the Big Ten regular-season title, Illinois rewarded coach Brad Underwood for a significant jump this season with a three-year contract extension through 2026, the school announced Monday.

Dosunmu splashes a clutch triple for Illinois (0:39)
38d
Feliz's steal sets up Williams' two-handed flush for Illinois (0:38)
38d
Dosunmu's 24-point night fuels Illinois to upset of No. 9 Penn State (1:20)
50d
53d

Harper scores 27, Rutgers beats No. 22 Illinois 72-57

Ron Harper Jr. hit all five of his 3-pointers and scored 27 points, and Rutgers remained unbeaten at home with a 72-57 victory over No. 22 Illinois on Saturday, sending the Illini to their fourth straight loss.

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.2150th
Rebounds Per Game39.542nd
Assists Per Game13.3189th
Points Allowed65.3

Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record40-31
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances30