Alex Austin

Illinois Fighting Illini #44 - Guard

  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 185
  • Seasons: JR

What does Illinois’ newest commit mean for the program?


The 6-foot-9 big man was a Chicago Catholic League Honorable Mention as a senior.

Ten Iconic Moments in Illinutgers History: What’s The Greatest Moment From This Big Ten Rivalry?


THIS SATURDAY! The Big Ten renews a storied rivalry that transcends sports, as two programs that are focused on the regular season to the exclusion of all else will clash once again. Ohm’s Law...

2017-’18 Illinois Fighting Illini Season Preview


BTPowerhouse previews the upcoming season for the Illinois Fighting Illini and what fans should expect from the program heading into the 2017-’18 season.

Illinois 2016-17 Preview: the Backcourt


In the weeks leading up to the 2016-’17 college basketball season, BTPowerhouse will be releasing its preview series breaking down each Big Ten team. These will come in a set of series previewing...

2015-2016 Illinois Fighting Illini Basketball: Season In Review


Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by Da'monte Williams.



Iowa heads to Champaign to face an injury-stricken Illinois team. Can they come away with a win and move to 10-1 in conference play?

Recap: Wisconsin 63, Illinois 55


In what was an otherwise forgetful game, the Illini lost Michael Finke to injury and couldn't scrape together enough points in an eight-point loss to Wisconsin

Game Preview: Yale vs. Illinois


The Illinois Fighting Illini host the Yale Bulldogs on Wednesday night in their third straight game at the newly renovated State Farm Center.

Preview: Notre Dame at Illinois Fighting Illini


Illinois host Notre Dame in their first official home game at the new State Farm Center in the Big Ten/ACC challenge

Game Preview: Illinois vs. Chicago State


The Illini look to bounce back after a rough loss against Chattanooga when they play Chicago State Monday night

Illinois vs. Chattanooga Game Preview


Illinois, after falling to Providence on Wednesday, returns to the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield to do battle with an underrated Chattanooga squad.

Top Three Storylines for the Fighting Illini


Top Three (Positive) Storylines for the Fighting Illini for the 2015-16 Season