2013–14 Illinois Fighting Illini women's basketball team

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2013–14 Illinois Fighting Illini women's basketball
Fighting Illini logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2013–14 record 9–21 (2–14 Big Ten)
Head coach Matt Bollant (2nd season)
Assistant coach Mike Divilbiss
Assistant coach Tianna Kirkland
Assistant coach LaKale Malone
Home arena State Farm Center
Seasons
2013–14 Big Ten women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#14 Penn State 13 3   .813     24 8   .750
#20 Michigan State 13 3   .813     23 10   .697
#13 Nebraska 12 4   .750     26 7   .788
#17 Purdue 11 5   .688     22 9   .710
#19 Iowa 11 5   .688     27 9   .750
Minnesota 8 8   .500     22 13   .629
Michigan 8 8   .500     20 14   .588
Indiana 5 11   .313     21 13   .618
Northwestern 5 11   .313     17 16   .515
Ohio State 5 11   .313     17 18   .486
Wisconsin 3 13   .188     10 19   .345
Illinois 2 14   .125     9 21   .300
2014 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of 10:03, 1 April 2014 (UTC); Rankings from AP Poll[1][2]

The 2013–14 Illinois Fighting Illini women's basketball team will represent University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Fighting Illini, led by 2nd year head coach Matt Bollant, play their home games at the State Farm Center and were members of the Big Ten Conference. They finished with a record of 9–21 overall, 2–14 in Big Ten play for a last place finish. They lost in the first round of the 2014 Big Ten Conference Women's Basketball Tournament to Iowa.

Roster[edit]

2013–14 Illinois Fighting Illini women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Hartwell, SarahSarah Hartwell 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) RS So Bellarmine Prep/Georgia Tech Tacoma, Wash.
F 1 Piper, MckenzieMckenzie Piper 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So Iowa City West Iowa City, Iowa
G 2 Gleason, TaylorTaylor Gleason 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Goodrich Grand Blanc, Mich.
G/F 3 Tuck, TaylorTaylor Tuck 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Jr Bolingbrook Bolingbrook, Ill.
F 4 Livingston, SarahSarah Livingston 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Fr Morton Morton, Ill.
F 5 Oden, NiaNia Oden 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr Christ The King Brooklyn, N.Y.
G 12 McConnell, AshleyAshley McConnell 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Fr Fremd Palatine, Ill.
G/F 13 Shackelford, MikaalaMikaala Shackelford 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Fr Hopkins Plymouth, Minn.
G 15 Simmons, KyleyKyley Simmons 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Jr Lewis Central/Missouri Council Bluffs, Iowa
G 22 Crawford, IvoryIvory Crawford 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Jr Proviso East Chicago, Ill.
G 23 Smith, AlexisAlexis Smith 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Jr St. John the Baptist Medford, N.Y.
G 25 Cattenhead, KennedyKennedy Cattenhead 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Fr Bolingbrook Bolingbrook, Ill.
F 34 Grant, JacquiJacqui Grant 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Fr Maine South Park Ridge, Ill.
G 42 Moore, AmberAmber Moore 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Sr Country Day Detroit, Mich.
Head coach

Matt Bollant

Assistant coach(es)

Mike Divilbiss
Tianna Kirkland
LaKale Malone


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-08-16

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/03/2013*
1:00 PM
Cardinal Stritch W 78–49 
State Farm Center (1,440)
Champaign, IL
Regular Season
11/08/2013*
11:00 AM
at Bradley L 92–98  0–1
Renaissance Coliseum (2,402)
Peoria, IL
11/12/2013*
7:00 PM
Valparaiso W 87–59  1–1
State Farm Center (1,265)
Champaign, IL
11/14/2013*
7:00 PM
Mississippi Valley State W 93–70  2–1
State Farm Center (1,272)
Champaign, IL
11/17/2013*
1:00 PM
Alcorn State W 112–28  3–1
State Farm Center (2,909)
Champaign, IL
11/21/2013*
7:00 PM
Southern Illinois W 78–43  4–1
State Farm Center (1,459)
Champaign, IL
11/28/2013*
12:00 PM
vs. Arizona State
Cancún Challenge
L 60–84  4–2
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort (934)
Cancún, MX
11/29/2013*
12:00 PM
vs. Arkansas State
Cancún Challenge
W 70–54  5–2
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort (730)
Cancún, MX
11/30/2013*
2:30 PM
vs. No. 11 North Carolina
Cancún Challenge
L 51–87  5–3
Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort (934)
Cancún, MX
12/04/2013*
6:00 PM
at Georgia Tech
ACC – Big Ten Women's Challenge
L 69–93  5–4
McCamish Pavilion (670)
Atlanta, GA
12/07/2013*
6:00 PM
at No. 11 Colorado L 56–79  5–5
Coors Events Center (2,090)
Boulder, CO
12/09/2013*
7:00 PM
Seton Hall W 71–70  6–5
State Farm Center (1,358)
Champaign, IL
12/21/2013*
2:00 PM
Tennessee–Martin W 77–62  7–5
State Farm Center (1,514)
Champaign, IL
12/28/2013*
3:00 PM, CSS
at No. 19 Georgia L 60–82  7–6
Stegeman Coliseum (3,886)
Athens, GA
01/03/2014
7:00 PM, BTN
Wisconsin L 64–76  7–7 (0–1)
State Farm Center (1,872)
Champaign, IL
01/09/2014
8:00 PM, BTN
No. 14 Penn State L 76–82  7–8 (0–2)
State Farm Center (1,317)
Champaign, IL
01/12/2014
1:00 PM, BTN
No. 16 Nebraska L 56–75  7–9 (0–3)
State Farm Center (3,306)
Champaign, IL
01/15/2014
8:30 PM
at Northwestern W 76–74  8–9 (1–3)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (4,125)
Evanston, IL
01/18/2014
11:00 AM, BTN
at Michigan L 60–69  8–10 (1–4)
Crisler Center (2,013)
Ann Arbor, MI
01/23/2014
6:00 PM
at Michigan State W 61–51  9–10 (2–4)
Breslin Center (5,360)
East Lansing, MI
01/27/2014
6:00 PM, BTN
No. 19 Purdue L 68–80  9–11 (2–5)
State Farm Center (1,554)
Champaign, IL
01/30/2014
6:00 PM
at Ohio State L 64–90  9–12 (2–6)
Value City Arena (4,256)
Columbus, OH
02/02/2014
1:00 PM
Indiana L 58–77  9–13 (2–7)
State Farm Center (1,914)
Champaign, IL
02/05/2014
7:00 PM
No. 24 Michigan State L 53–69  9–14 (2–8)
State Farm Center (1,317)
Champaign, IL
02/09/2014
2:00 PM
at Minnesota L 61–66  9–15 (2–9)
Williams Arena (4,306)
Minneapolis, MN
02/13/2014
8:00 PM, BTN
at Iowa L 55–69  9–16 (2–10)
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (3,636)
Iowa City, IA
02/16/2014
1:00 PM
Michigan L 63–70  9–17 (2–11)
State Farm Center (3,018)
Champaign, IL
02/22/2014
2:30 PM, BTN
at Indiana L 61–79  9–18 (2–12)
Assembly Hall (3,481)
Bloomington, IN
02/27/2014
7:00 PM
at No. 16 Nebraska L 65–72  9–19 (2–13)
Pinnacle Bank Arena (7,480)
Lincoln, NE
03/02/2014
3:00 PM, BTN
No. 25 Iowa L 56–81  9–20 (2–14)
State Farm Center (2,201)
Champaign, IL
2014 Big Ten Conference Women's Tournament
03/06/2014
1:30 PM, BTN
vs. No. 23 Iowa
First Round
L 62–81  9–21
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (5,070)
Indianapolis, IN
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

Source[3]

See also[edit]

2013–14 Illinois Fighting Illini men's basketball team

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