Fighting Illini Weekly News Recap
August 19, 2022
- In year one, The Illinois NIL Store paid out nearly $100K in commissions to the Fighting Illini men's basketball team alone. Learn how we did it here.
- Happy belated birthday to one of the greatest Illinois basketball players ever, Dee Brown. Dee played at Illinois from 2002-2006. During those four years, Dee helped lead the team to the infamous 2005 national championship game and racked up numerous awards, achievements and accolades. You can shop Dee Brown's locker room as part of our Legends and Alums collection.
- Skyy Clark and younger brother ZZ Clark, who is an Illinois 2024 commit, shared a workout together with Overtime Elite.
- Terrence Shannon Jr.'s locker room went live on The Illinois NIL Store. Every purchase of student-athlete merch from the Illini Store directly supports that student-athlete.
- Fighting Illini Football kicks off their season next Saturday, August 27 at home against Wyoming. Support the football team by shopping player locker rooms now.