Illinois Fighting Illini Information
The Fighting Illini is the name for the University of Illinois Athletic Program, which features 10 men's and 11 women's varsity sports. They compete in the NCAA division 1 Big Ten conference. Playing fields include Memorial Stadium, Assembly Hall, and Illinois Field.
Dating back to 1900, the Fighting Illini has earned over twenty-five National Championships. Since 1958, however, the school has only won two championships (Men's Tennis in 2003 and Men's Gymnastics in 1989). Their basketball and football teams are widely popular throughout the University, winning 17 and 15 Big Ten Conference Championships.