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Fahey era begins at Illinois

New Illinois women's basketball coach Nancy Fahey ready for challenge of helping rebuild the Illini

Fahey era begins at Illinois
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Radio extra: Brad Underwood

Radio extra: Brad Underwood

From an extra-long "Monday Morning Quarterbacks" show to an appearance at the Esquire in downtown Champaign, the Illini's basketball hire is creating a buzz. 

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Who's Brad Underwood?

Who's Brad Underwood?

Among the 277 people he follows on Twitter, in the non-media category: @coachbruceweber, @LonKruger, @CoachBillSelf ... and @garthbrooks.

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UI paying the price for coaching changes

UI paying the price for coaching changes

Between buyouts and searches for replacements, costs are piling up.

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Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:15pm

After 'intense' process, Whitman ready for down time

After 'intense' process, Whitman ready for down time

Illinois athletic director reflects back on past two weeks' worth of hirings and firings he's overseen


Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:07pm

Grentz all for Fahey hire

Grentz all for Fahey hire

The all-time winningest women's basketball coach at Illinois gives new coach a ringing endorsement.


Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:50am

LIVE! Nancy Fahey introduced

LIVE! Nancy Fahey introduced

Illinois athletic director Josh Whitman hired Nancy Fahey on Wednesday to become the next Illinois women's baskteball coach, and Illinois is holidng a press conference Friday morning to introduce Fahey.


Thu, 03/23/2017 - 3:46pm

Walker likely staying at Illinois

Walker likely staying at Illinois

Assistant coach under John Groce should fill same role on Brad Underwood's first staff


Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:00pm

Film review from Illini's NIT ouster against Central Florida

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Beat writer Scott Richey took another look at Illinois' season-ending loss to Central Florida before leaving Orlando. Five things that caught his eye.


Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:03pm

Fahey ranks highly among Big Ten women's winners

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Illinois is slated to introduce new women's basketball coach Nancy Fahey at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The former Washington University coach is new to the Division I ranks, but not to winning.


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    Basketball Schedule

    Oct. 30 Illinois vs. Washington U,(exh.), W 82-75
    Nov. 4 Illinois vs. Lewis, (exh.), 7 p.m. W 95-51
    Nov. 11 Illinois vs. South East Missouri State, 8 p.m. W 81-62
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Northern Kentucky, 5 p.m. W 79-64
    Nov. 15 Illinois vs. McKendree, 7 p.m. W 112-65
    Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Detroit, 7 p.m. W 89-69
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Winthrop, 7 p.m. L 84-80
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. West Virginia, 1:30 p.m.* L 57-89
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Florida St or Temple, 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. L 72-61
    Nov. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina State, 8 p.m. W 87-74
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, 2 p.m. W 64-46
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m. W 85-77
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m. W 92-73
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^ W 75-73
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, 6 p.m. W 75-66
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, 4 p.m. L 59-84
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, 6 p.m. W 75-70
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, 4 p.m. L 80-96
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8 p.m. W 85-69
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, 5 p.m. L 56-62
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, 6 p.m. L 68-91
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, 1:15 p.m. L 57-66
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, 8 p.m. W 76-64
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, 3:30 p.m. L 67-71
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 8 p.m. L 43-57
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m. L 59-68
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, 7 p.m. W 68-61
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, 1 p.m. L 70-83
    Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, 1 p.m. W 70-66
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m. W 66-50
    Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, 6:30 p.m. W 73-57
    March. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, 8 p.m.
    March. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, 11 a.m.
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