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Photographer: Darrell Hoemann
UI fans, left to right: Deacon Letner, Gregg Letner, Frank Jarvis, Brad Ives, Sally Letner and Dave Magee. The group, all from Mattoon, came to the game with tickets Magee won from the News-Gazette.
Left to right: Kirby Crawford, Adam Craford, Tavis Bones, Holly Liester and Tom Bones tailgate before Illinois-Minnesota game.
Illinois linebacker Brit Miller (44) brings down Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber in the second quarter.
Left to right: Emily and Blake Smith, Ryan Kingdon, Adam Carey and Amanda Coozennoy tailgate.
A game of euchre is on the agenda for fans (left to right) Laura Hocker, Susan Lindeman, Tim Lindeman and Chris Browning before the game.
Tailgating are (left to right) Brad Meredith, Tim Fogerson, Jeremy Harke, and Nikki, Kandy and Scott Meredith with Brett Fogerson on the right.
The crew from Freestar Bank tailgates. Left to right back row:Kyla Poplawski, Pam McClellan, Kelly Murray, Julia Davidson, front row, Linda Hamilton, Vida Friedlein.
Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber gets brought down by Illinois linebacker Russell Ellington (33) in the second quarter.
Bruce Weber and Lou Henson accept a check from Orange Krush for the Lou Henson Coaching Developement fund in first quarter Saturday.
Minnesota brings down UI tailback Jason Ford in the first quarter.
The UI's Arrelious Benn (9) gets away from Minnesota linebacker Steve Davis in first quarter Saturday.
Juice Williams breaks free for a long run in the second quarter.
Minnesota brings down Arrelious Benn in the first quarter.
Minnesota linebacker Deon Hightower (44) gets called for a penalty after knocking Illinois quarterback Juice Williams (7) out of bounds in the second quarter.
Minnesota quarterback Adam Weber (8) gets sacked by Illinois Brit Miller in the first quarter.
Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure is brought down by Minnesota defenders in the third quarter.
Minnesota recovers an Illinois fumble in the third quarter.
Ron Zook tries to fire up the Illini during the third quarter.
Arrelious Benn (9) breaks free on a third-quarter reception in the third quarter.
Minnesota coach Tim Brewster, a former Illini, reacts to an official's call in the third quarter Saturday.
Illinois receiver A.J. Jenkins makes a sideline catch during the third quarter. The Illini were held on downs, however.
Photographer: John Dixon
The UI women's team warms up at the World's Biggest Basketball Practice.
Illinois coach Bruce Weber thanks the fans for their support at the World's Biggest Basketball Practice after the Illinois' football loss to Minnesota.
UI linebacker Martez Wilson attempts to stop Minnesota running back DeLeon Eskridge (23) in the third quarter.
The Illini men's team is introduced at the World's Biggest Basketball Practice.
Illinois' Alex Legion brings the ball up the floor during Saturday's basketball practice at Memorial Stadium. It took place after the Illini's 27-20 loss to Minnesota.
Calvin Brock lays the ball into the basket at the World's Biggest Basketball Practice.
Illinois receiver A.J. Jenkins (8) pulls in a pass to score in the fourth quarter.
Minnesota's Troy Stoudermire (11) picks up a Juice Williams fumble to score in the fourth quarter.
UI receiver Will Judson (13) is brought down by Minnesota defensive back Kyle Theret (27) in the fourth quarter.
A.J. Jenkins makes a fourth-quarter touchdown catch for Illinois.
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