Mikel Leshoure

Mikel Leshoure

Wisch: Why Would Leshoure Return? Here’s A Reason

Mikel Leshoure has officially arrived. So, does that also mean he’s already gone?


Ron Zook

Muller: Zook Has His Day… And Possibly His Job

The happiest man in Chicago this past Saturday had to be The University of Illinois Head Football Coach Ron Zook. Could you blame him?


Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Minnesota Golden Gophers

Gophers Upset Illini On Last-Minute TD

Illinois struggled on defense for the second straight week on Saturday, as Minnesota rallied for a 38-34 win in Champaign.


Jason Ford

Illinois Falls To Michigan After 3 OTs

Illinois kept close in points, even got ahead 45-38 with 11:35 left of the fourth quarter. Michigan tied the game with less than two minutes left and the two teams went into three over times.


Illinois vs Michigan State

Illini Travel To East Lansing, Take On 13th-Ranked Spartans

Michigan State is looking to be 7-0 after facing Illinois Saturday, but the Fighting Illini has different hopes. Illinois has the 20th best defense nationally and will be a challenge for Michigan State to get […]


Nathan Scheelhaase

Illini Faced With Equally Daunting Task This Week

Illinois looks for their second straight road win and travel to Spartan Stadium. The last Illinois trip to East Lansing it resulted in an Illini win and some bad blood. Will there be a repeat of both this year?


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 […]


Dan Persa

Joe O’s College Pick Six: Undefeated Northwestern Cruises Past Purdue

Joe Ostrowski is the executive producer of The Laurence Holmes Show & can be heard on Saturdays 8pm-midnight on The Joe O & Rock Show. Purdue(2-2) @ Northwestern(5-0) – 6:30pm NW favored by 9.5 The […]


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

Illini, Ohio St Traditionally Battle On The Ground

By DAVID MERCER Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The annual battle between Ohio State and Illinois for the wooden turtle known as the Illibuck has in recent years been decided on the ground. […]

670 The Score–10/01/2010

Mikel Leshoure

Leshoure Finding His Place In Illini’s Backfield

By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Over the course of a handful of plays last Saturday, it became clear that Mikel Leshoure was starting to turn into the kind of running back […]

670 The Score–09/24/2010

Daniel Dufrene

Illinois Survives Upset Bid By N. Illinois, 28-22

By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Running back Mikel Leshoure rushed for 180 yards and two touchdowns and quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase added 115 yards and another score to lead the Fighting Illini […]

670 The Score–09/19/2010