Despite Michigan's run to the national championship game, it was a disappointing postseason performance for the Big Ten. Will that change in 2018-19?
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/10W 102-55
- 11/12W 77-74
- 11/17W 82-73
- 11/19W 91-74
- 11/22AUGW 96-62
- 11/24W 86-73
- 11/28L 80-73
- 12/1L 72-68
- 12/3L 92-91
- 12/6W 64-57
- 12/9L 89-82
- 12/13W 92-45
- 12/16L 74-69
- 12/23W 70-64
- 12/30W 62-58
- 1/3L 77-67
- 1/6L 79-69
- 1/11L 104-97
- 1/15L 64-63
- 1/19L 75-50
- 1/226L 87-74
- 1/24W 73-71
- 1/30W 91-60
- 2/417L 75-67
- 2/8L 78-69
- 2/11L 74-52
- 2/14L 78-68
- 2/18W 72-66
- 2/202L 81-61
- 2/229L 93-86
- 2/25W 75-62
- 2/28L 96-87
- Full Schedule
Illinois says it will spend $30 million on renovations to its 20-year-old basketball practice facility.
- Illinois to spend $30M on practice facility upgrade
- UNC-Michigan highlights ACC/Big Ten clashes
- Illinois' 5 signees include 3 guards, 7-footer
- Illinois' Finke, Lucas decide to transfer
Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
Evaluated and spoke with Kahlil Whitney last weekend at the EYBL. He is receiving heavy recruiting attention from Florida State, Louisville, Illinois , Miami, Ohio State, Oregon, Seton Hall and Saint John's. He is one of the better small forwards in the class of 2019.
Illinois has signed five players to national letters of intent, including three guards and a 7-footer from Senegal.
Illinois has lost two more players after Michael Finke and Te'Jon Lucas announced their plans to leave the program.
Leron Black, the leading scorer for Illinois last season, will not return for his final year of eligibility with the Fighting Illini.
The Big Ten opened a five-day run at Madison Square with Jordan Bohannon leading Iowa past Illinois 96-87 on Wednesday night in the first game of the conference tournament.
Michael Finke and Aaron Jordan came off the bench to combine for 34 points and lead Illinois past Rutgers 75-62 on Sunday.
Carsen Edwards scored career-high 40 points and Dakota Mathias added 18 to help No. 9 Purdue outlast Illinois in a 93-86 victory on Thursday night.
Miles Bridges scored 19 points, Joshua Langford had 16 and No. 2 Michigan State beat Illinois 81-61 on Tuesday night, sealing a share of the Big Ten championship.
Leron Black scored a career-high 28 points and snagged seven rebounds, to help Illinois outlast Nebraska for a 72-66 victory on Sunday afternoon.
Juwan Morgan was one of three Indiana players to score 14 points Wednesday night and he posted his eighth double-double this season to lead the Hoosiers past Illinois 78-68.
Shep Garner scored 16 points and Tony Carr had 15 points to lead Penn State to a 74-52 victory over Illinois on Sunday night.
Ethan Happ scored 27 points on 12-of-20 shooting to lead Wisconsin to its 13th straight win over Illinois, 78-69 on Thursday night.
Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 35 points and had 13 rebounds and No. 17 Ohio State held off Illinois 75-67 on Sunday.
Kipper Nichols scored 19 points and Trent Frazier had 17 points to lift Illinois to a 91-60 victory over Rutgers on Tuesday night.