Fighting Illini comeback against Maryland, improve to 11-3

Kofi Cockburn had 23 points and a career-high 18 rebounds to help the Illini (11-3, 4-0 Big Ten) end a four-game home losing streak to the Maryland Terrapins (8-6, 0-3 Big Ten) with a 76-64 comeback win on Thursday at State Farm Center. Cockburn was the big time difference maker for the Illini, whether he … More Fighting Illini comeback against Maryland, improve to 11-3

Fighting Illini pull in top recruit DB

Illinois head coach Bret Bielema has pledged to spend more time on in-state recruiting. On Wednesday, Amos Alonzo Stagg standout wide receiver and defensive back Timothy Griffin, Jr. had announced over twitter that he will continue his football playing career in Champaign with the Illini for the remainder of his career. Griffin broke Stagg’s all-time … More Fighting Illini pull in top recruit DB