Mike Thomas says he saw no signs of problems in the football and women's basketball programs until accusations of mistreatment by coaches were made.
Tracy Abrams, who missed last season due to a torn ACL, is on track to play on Illinois' foreign trip in August.
Nebraska vs. Villanova, Rutgers vs. St. John's, Illinois vs. Providence and Creighton vs. Indiana will be part of the slate of games.
Illinois has added a big man for next season, getting a commitment from Charlotte graduate transfer Mike Thorne.
Aaron Cosby told CBSSports.com on Thursday he will transfer from Illinois to Western Kentucky. He'll be eligible immediately.
A few teams trying to play their way into the bracket more likely played their way out.
Everything you need to know from a packed Thursday in college hoops that saw some great showings and really bad performances across the nation.
Illinois was destroyed by Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament and will lose its spot in the tournament to BYU.
All four teams among my last four in -- Indiana, Illinois, Ole Miss and Texas A&M -- take the floor Thursday in conference tournament action.
There are 60 games tomorrow, about two-thirds or which are of some importance. Where should you divert your eyes? Here's a quick preview.

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