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 Beats Minnesota 55-31Reggie Corbin rushed for 213 yards and two touchdowns — both coming on runs of more than 70 yards — to become the first Illini player to rush for two 70-yard-plus touchdowns in a single game since 1944
Illinois Loses To Maryland 63-33The Illini were unable to force turnovers and didn't score a touchdown until the third quarter.
Illinois Rebuilding Program, Hopes New Recruits Can HelpIllinois has missed the NCAA Tournament the past five years and posted a dismal 41-67 record in conference play.
Illinois Falls To Wisconsin 49-20No. 23 Wisconsin took advantage of five first-half turnovers to rout Illinois Saturday.
Division Still In Sight, No. 23 Wisconsin Hosts Illini NextThe mobile A.J. Bush, who has rushed for three scores over two games since returning from a hamstring injury, may have to wreak havoc in order for the Illini to have a chance at keeping the game close.
University of Illinois Leader Expects Mascot Report ActionThat report suggested the school adopt a new sports mascot to replace the Chief Illiniwek portrayal that was dropped in 2007 after complaints from American Indians that it was offensive.
Illinois Loses To Purdue 46-7Purdue rolled over Illinois 46-7 on Saturday, dampening the Illini homecoming festivities and dimming their postseason hopes.
AJ Bush Runs For 2 TDs, Passes For Another To Help Illinois WinThe three wins in a season ties the most for Lovie Smith in his two-plus seasons.