Thorson Helps No. 20 Northwestern Beat Illinois 24-16Isaiah Browser rushed for 166 yards on 18 carries and No. 20 Northwestern beat Illinois on Saturday for its seventh straight Big Ten win.
Historic Loss As Illinois Falls To Iowa 63-0Saturday's loss ended the Illini's hopes for a bowl game.
Turnover-Prone Illini Defeated By Cornhuskers 54-35Illinois committed turnovers on four of five full possessions spanning the halves, and Nebraska converted them into 24 points.
Illinois Holds Off North CarolinaMike Davis scored 20 points and No. 20 Illinois had five players finish in double figures in a 79-67 victory over North Carolina on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Illinois Opens With Win Over UC-IrvineReserve Brandon Paul scored all of his 18 points on 3-pointers to lead No. 13 Illinois to a 79-65 season-opening win over UC-Irvine on Monday night in the opening round of the 2K Sports Classic.
Illini Hope To Avoid Hoosier Shootout Indiana is scoring 34 points a game this season but Illinois coach Ron Zook says he hopes to find a way to avoid getting into a shootout with the Hoosiers on Saturday.