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Chief Illiniwek Event To Go Ahead

University of Illinois students are going ahead with plans to hold a dance celebrating the school’s former mascot, Chief Illiniwek, going back on an earlier decision to call the event off.



Illinois Lineman Sentenced To Community Service

URBANA, Ill. (AP) Illinois offensive lineman Hugh Thornton has been ordered to perform community service for violating the terms of his court supervision by using a friend’s ID to get into a campus bar. A […]


Demetri McCamey

Illini’s Expectations High With 5 Starters Back

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Demetri McCamey is considered one of the best college basketball players in the country. The Illinois senior point guard is a finalist for the Wooden Award. He had more than 250 assists […]


Illinois vs Michgan State

Illini’s Tough 3-Game Stretch To End With Spartans

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois is two games into a three-game stretch that back in August looked a lot more likely to break their season than make it. But the Illini (3-2, 1-1 Big Ten) have […]



Scheelhaase, Dimke Take Player Of The Week Honors

Red shirt Freshman QB Nathan Scheelhaase and Junior Kicker Derek Dimke were named Big Ten Players of the Week. Both players were honored for the efforts in the 33-13 Illini victory over Penn State. Scheelhaase […]


Martez Wilson

Illini D Showing Promising Improvement

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) The defense flew around the Beaver Stadium field to knock down running backs, break up passes and frustrate the freshman quarterback in the backfield. It was Illinois doing its best impression […]


Jason Ford

Illinois, Penn St Seek To Avoid 0-2 Big 10 Start

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) No school wants to begin conference play with two straight losses. In the Big Ten, that kind of start can sap a team’s confidence and send fans into panic mode. Though […]


A.J. Jenkins

Illini Feeling Good Heading Into First Road Test

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) A.J. Jenkins was a freshman the last time Illinois played at Penn State, four games into a career that had involved mainly home crowds of 50,000 or so and opponents like Eastern […]


Nathan Scheelhaase

Illini Give Buckeyes Scare, Can’t Seal The Deal

By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) When Terrelle Pryor sprinted out of the locker room late in the third quarter, the sound that came from several thousand red-shirted Buckeye fans was pure […]

670 The Score–10/02/2010

Illinois vs Ohio State

OSU-Illinois at noon on Oct. 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Big Ten says Ohio State’s Oct. 2 game at Illinois will kick off at noon Eastern Time. The contest at Memorial Stadium, which starts at 11 a.m. local, will be televised […]


Fighting Illini

Vic Koenning Bringing Intensity To Illini Defense

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Vic Koenning talks defense in his own brand of coaching maxims, borrowing liberally from Vince Lomardi and Al Davis, and delivering it all in a dry Oklahoma twang. He wants his players […]

670 The Score–09/17/2010