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Final Illinois Rankings for the 2016-17 season

The state of Illinois finally ended its shutout streak in the NCAA Tournament with Northwestern going dancing. Aside from that? It was a somewhat...

Illinois fires head coach John Groce

Illinois has fired coach John Groce, the school announced Saturday. After making a late-season push, Illinois lost its final two games, and with it a...

Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn arrested

Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn was arrested Thursday on a charge of domestic battery, the News-Gazette reported. Reports said Nunn allegedly struck a woman in...

John Groce to remain Illinois head coach, AD says

John Groce will return as Illinois' head coach next season, athletics director Josh Whitman announced Saturday. The Illini have not made the NCAA Tournament since...

Illinois Rankings for the Week of Jan. 18

1. Southern Illinois (16-3, 5-1 MVC). Last week: 3 Southern Illinois takes over the No. 1 spot after defeating Illinois State and Drake last week....

Illinois Rankings for the Week of Dec. 28

1. Northwestern (12-1). Last week: 1 Northwestern enters Big Ten play on a nine-game winning streak after defeating Sacred Heart and Loyola (Maryland) last week.   2....

Top 10 moments of Chicago basketball in 2015: Honorable mentions

2015 is winding down, and it was an interesting year for Chicago basketball. Two programs reached their conference tournament semifinals, two programs experienced coaching...

Illinois Rankings for the Week of Dec. 21

1. Northwestern (10-1). Last week: 1 Northwestern survived at DePaul in overtime to extend its winning streak to seven games. The Wildcats have a 94...

Chicago Weekly Awards, Dec. 14

Every week The Catch and Shoot will name a Player of the Week, Freshman of the Week, Team of the Week and Game of...

Despite loss, UIC depth shows promise in second half

CHICAGO -- UIC was fortunate to be within 11 points at halftime Saturday against Illinois. The Flames had shot justĀ 37 percent from the field...