Illini Weekly News Recap - 9.2.22

Illini Weekly News Recap - 9.2.22
  • The Illinois Football Stadium Tee is now available on The Illinois NIL Store website. This vintage-inspired tee celebrates the Fighting Illini's home turf and is a great addition to any Illini fans apparel collection. 

  • Illinois football beats Wyoming week 1 in blowout fashion, 38-6! The Illini, led by RB Chase Brown, got on the board quickly, scoring a touchdown in under a minute. After that, Illinois never lost momentum in the game. 

  • RELATED: The Illinois Fighting Illini travel to Bloomington, Indiana to take the on the Indiana Hoosiers tonight at 7:00 p.m. (CST) Watch or listen to the game here

  • The Illinois NIL Store signed several more Fighting Illini athletes including: baseball player Connor Milton, track and field athlete Zac Sherman and basketball player Connor Serven. Stay tuned for merch drops from these athletes!

  • Amani Hansberry has committed to Illinois. The 6’8" forward chose Illinois over Penn State, Auburn, Miami, and Virginia Tech. Hansberry is ranked as the #52 player in the class of 2023, per 247 Sports. He dominated this summer, getting at least a double-double in nearly every game he played. 

  • Jayden Epps of Fighting Illini Basketball releases his first limited-edition merch drop: "Moneyball Jay".

  • Happy Birthday to Illinois basketball alum, Kofi Cockburn! You can shop Kofi merch on The Illinois NIL Store website as part of our Legends & Alums collection