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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.

LIVE! Nancy Fahey introduced
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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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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.


Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:12pm

Illini see roller-coaster season skid to halt

Illini see roller-coaster season skid to halt

Illinois having to give up home-court advantage for the NIT quarterfinals ended up being a big deal in central Florida.


Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:12pm

Tate: Another bad-stats night appropriate way to end season

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Most of the 10 Illini basketball losses away from the Farm this season had a quality that new coach Brad Underwood must address. The team came out as though suffering from stage fright, fell too far behind and couldn't catch up.


Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:45pm

UPDATED: Whitman makes another hire

UPDATED: Whitman makes another hire

Nancy Fahey, a former Division III head coach, is the next UI women's basketball coach, as The News-Gazette's Scott Richey first reported.


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    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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