There probably weren't many fingernails left in tact through the first three quarters of Illinois' win over Western Kentucky, but with a three touchdown outburst for the second straight week, the fans went home happy.
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We're less than two months away from the opening kickoff of the 2014 high school football season! With the Illinois Volleyball team playing more Wednesday (and fewer Friday) matches, we'll have the opportunity to broadcast more high school football this fall! Here is our planned
That's more like it! The second half was much better than the first for the Illini tonight, and they escaped Boston University with a win, 66-62 the final. Rayvonte Rice took over after halftime, finishing with 28 points on 11-14 shooting. He was joined in double figures by freshman Malcolm Hill, who finished with ten points and eight rebounds. Those two will be featured
Well, the Illini played a very good second half against Michigan, but fell just short in a 64-63 loss to the Wolverines. Tracy Abrams had a floater in the lane that would have won it, but it came up short. Illinois now awaits a likely NIT bid, as they'll find out their postseason destination on Sunday night. Here are today's nominees for the
The Illini were better down the stretch in this one, led by junior guard Tracy Abrams, who notched a season high 25 points and turned it over just once in 37 minutes running the point. Nnanna Egwu was again huge on the defensive end with five blocked shots. Some good candidates for today's Dick Van Dyke Appliance World "WOW!" Play of the
BOOM! Jon Ekey has become a part of Illini lore, hitting a three-pointer with 0.5 seconds left to give Illinois a 66-63 win at Iowa to close out the regular season. The Illini were outstanding on defense in the second half, holding the Hawkeyes to just 29 second-half points. The 63 points for the game was Iowa's lowest scoring output of the season. Time for my three nomi