Northern Illinois Sneaks By Western Michigan, 65-63Aaron Armstead scored 17 points, going 4-of-5 from 3-point range.
Northwestern Rallies To Defeat W. Michigan 67-61Tre Demps scored 17 points and Northwestern beat Western Michigan 67-61 on Saturday afternoon.
Darius Paul Leaves Illinois, Signs With JUCO Lamar StateDarius Paul had previously been suspended from the Illini after a run-in with police.
Western Michigan Beats Northern Illinois 61-56Shayne Whittington scored 21 points Tuesday and David Brown added 18 as Western Michigan downed Northern Illinois 61-56.
W. Michigan Edges N. Illinois 74-71David Brown scored 26 points, hitting 5 of 8 from 3-point range, as Western Michigan held on for a 74-71 win over Northern Illinois on Sunday.
No. 17 Northwestern Routs Western Michigan 38-17Twice in the first half, Western Michigan jumped out to a lead and began to dream of what might be.
W. Michigan Defense Stifles N. Illinois, 71-34David Brown scored 13 points and Western Michigan held Northern Illinois to its lowest point total in 67 years, defeating the Broncos 71-34 Saturday night.
Report: Illini Hire W. Michigan's Cubit As OCAccording to a report, Illinois has hired former Western Michigan head coach Bill Cubit to be the team's offensive coordinator.
Illini, Beckman Survive Broncos For Win, 24-7 The Illini opened up a 17-0 lead but their offense stalled when quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase left the game with an ankle injury late in the third quarter.
Illinois Survives W. Michigan Scare, 23-20Troy Pollard rushed for a career-high 133 yards and No. 24 Illinois needed all three of Derek Dimke's field goals Saturday to survive Western Michigan 23-20 and improve to 4-0 for the first time since 1951.