Piper: Recruiting sell underway for Underwood

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper breaks down Brad Underwood's recruiting approach at Illinois and the early stages that are underway.
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Werner: Underwood's inheritance

The Brad Underwood era is underway at Illinois. But what did John Groce leave behind for him?
03/22/2017

Five items on Underwood's to-do list

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper breaks down five things to accomplish for new Illini head coach Brad Underwood.
March 20, 2017

Recruiting reaction to Groce firing

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper reached out to Illini recruits for their reaction following John Groce's firing on Saturday.
March 12, 2017

Illini Hoops Recruiting Lounge: March 6

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper breaks down the rise of Belleville West sophomore EJ Liddell, analyzes potential ways to improve next year's roster and much more in the Illini Recruiting Lounge!
March 5, 2017

WATCH: Jeremiah Tilmon highlights

Check out highlights of 5-star Illini signee Jeremiah Tilmon against Jordan Goodwin and Mark Smith.
January 19, 2017

Illini Hoops Recruiting Lounge: Jan. 4

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper locks in on the metro east area for the latest buzz on Mark Smith, an updated evaluation on Jeremiah Tilmon and much more in the Illini Recruiting Lounge!
January 4, 2017

Top 10 Illini stories of 2016

What were the top stories for Illinois athletics in 2016? Illini Inquirer publisher Jeremy Werner unveils his top-10 list.
December 29, 2016