Illinois Stuns No. 6 Wisconsin On Last-Second FieldJames McCourt kicked a 39-yard field as time expired and Illinois pulled off the biggest upset of the college football season Saturday.
Wisch: Lunt's Slow Starts Can't Follow Illini To SeattleIllinois is 2-0 despite sluggish starts to games.
Wisch: Blowout Gives Illini Something To Forget – And RememberBuckle up, Illini fans. And, well, Bucky up, too. Because, remember, this isn’t going to be a smooth ride.
Illini Ranked No. 23 In AP Poll For the first time this season, Illinois (13-2, 2-0) has cracked the AP's Top 25.
Wisch: By Retaining Coordinators, Illini Football Wins And LosesWith the news on Wednesday that offensive coordinator Bill Cubit will be back with the team next season, Illini fans should be thrilled. That’s a win.
Illini OC Cubit Gets Extension, RaiseIf there was one bright spot for the 2013 Illinois football team, it was the offense under the direction of offensive coordinator Bill Cubit.
Beckman To Return To Illini In 2014Illini fans pining for a new head coach in 2014 will have to wait at least one more year.
Wisch: 5 Things For Local Sports Fans To Be Thankful For Derrick Rose’s knees are about as stable as your turkey’s. Jay Cutler’s lower extremities aren’t a whole lot sturdier. With one combined Big Ten victory, the Illinois and Northwestern football teams have no leg to stand on this weekend. And both the Cubs and the White Sox?
Wisch: Expect Beckman Back, But Don't Expect GreatnessOn the campus of the University of Illinois, the Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building sits between Florida Avenue and St. Mary’s Road. But when it comes to the Fighting Illini football program, it might as well be stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Wisch: Can Illini Afford To Stick With Beckman Too Long?Illinois has a nearly two-decade tradition of retaining coaches at least one season too long.
Wisch: Illini Basketball Bouncing Back From Bad WeekendWhen it comes to weekends, Illini Nation’s was about on par with Bernie’s.