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This is certain: Prospective recruits won’t be watching on a Friday night.
Kickoff time for the Sept. 4 game hasn’t been set yet.
Rayvonte Rice scored 23 and led Illinois to a win that bolstered its NCAA Tournament resume.
More than 4,000 free tickets have been offered to students.
“I’m not here to go to bowl games; I want to go to Lucas Oil,” Tim Beckman says.
The indefinitely suspended Cosby will transfer to a new school.
Illinois will play its home game with Northwestern at Soldier Field, but the Wildcats will keep theirs in Evanston.
Illinois-Northwestern football should be played at Soldier Field every year.
The Illini and Wildcats will square off at Soldier Field in 2015, 2017 and 2019.
Both players are indefinitely suspended.
Signing day was kind to the Illini. The next step? Keeping more in-state talent.
Bailey likely would’ve entered 2015 as the backup quarterback to Wes Lunt.
Ohio State predictably attracted a top class, but who else had a haul?
This was Tim Beckman at his absolute finest.
Without a “bad” loss, Illinois still holds out NCAA Tournament hopes.
Illinois is 12-6 with a string of winnable games awaiting.
The story of Nebraska’s 53-43 win over Illinois Sunday is found in the numbers. Illinois made just 15 of 55 shots, 27.3 percent, the lowest an opponent has shot against Nebraska since Tim Miles became the Cornhuskers’ coach in 2012. The Fightin’ Illini’s 43 points were the second fewest allowed by a Miles-coached Nebraska team.
Leading scorer Rayvonte Rice broke his hand and is out indefinitely.
Rice is expected to be out more than a month.
The Illini coughed up a 13-point lead in the second half.