Men's Basketball

Illinois Lands Mike Thorne Jr.

M. Basketball | 4/23/2015

Illinois head coach John Groce announced Thursday that Charlotte's Mike Thorne Jr. has signed a tender of financial aid and will transfer to Illinois. Thorne will enroll at the U of I as a graduate student and is eligible to compete for the Fighting Illini during the upcoming 2015-16 season.

Illinois at Providence Nov. 18 in Gavitt Tipoff Games

M. Basketball | 4/22/2015

The BIG EAST and Big Ten Conferences today announced the matchups for the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff Games, with eight games set to air on BTN, an ESPN network or Fox Sports 1 from Nov. 17-20. Illinois will play at Providence on Wednesday, Nov. 18 on Fox Sports 1. Game time is TBD.

State Farm Center Seat Selection Details

M. Basketball | 4/21/2015

Seat selection for I FUND members and season ticket holders for the renovated State Farm Center runs from April 22-May 15. Get up to speed on the process and view available seating in real time.
Seat Selection Details | Online Selection Website |

WATCH: 2014-15 Season Highlight Video

M. Basketball | 4/20/2015

Watch top plays and big moments from the 2014-15 Fighting Illini men's basketball season.

Egwu, Rice Named Co-Most Outstanding Players at Illini Banquet

M. Basketball | 4/13/2015

The 93rd annual Illinois Men's Basketball Banquet, sponsored by the Champaign-Urbana Kiwanis Club, was held Monday night at the I Hotel and Conference Center. A pair of Fighting Illini seniors collected most of the accolades during the event, with Nnanna Egwu earning five awards and Rayvonte Rice garnering three.



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