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Elijah Thomas picks Texas A&M

The Texas big man headed to College Station to play for Aggies

Elijah Thomas picks Texas A&M
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A college football's midway point, what's the forecast?

A college football's midway point, what's the forecast?

College football beat writers Bob Asmussen and Matt Daniels compiled bowl picks and award nominees at the sport's midseason point.

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Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

A comprehensive look at the life of the legendary coach, who died Wednesday. 

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Sunday Conversation: Jimmy Collins

Sunday Conversation: Jimmy Collins

He is one of the most beloved assistant coaches in program history. Jimmy Collins is being recognized for his great work at Illinois by being named an honorary member of the Varsity I Association.

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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:55pm

MJ's minute: Elijah Thomas says no

Basketball beat writer Marcus Jackson maps out Illinois’ next step now that John Groce lost out on Texas big man Elijah Thomas.

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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:24pm

Thomas to decide Tuesday; Self and Weber to attend McClain's funeral

Thomas to decide Tuesday; Self and Weber to attend McClain's funeral

Two notes for Illinois and prep basketball fans regarding Illini recruit Elijah Thomas and former UI coach Wayne McClain.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:54pm

Football pick 'em Week 8/9 – Minnesota

Football pick 'em Week 8/9 – Minnesota

Happy bye week!


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:57pm

Coach speak: Beckman on using his QBs, Powell's injury

Coach speak: Beckman on using his QBs, Powell's injury

Tim Beckman talked about Reilly O'Toole, Aaron Bailey, Teko Powell and more Monday ahead of Saturday's game against Minnesota.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:21pm

Tate: Kill improves another team

Tate: Kill improves another team

Minnesota coach has worked wonders at NIU, SIU, too.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:00am

Weekend Wrap: Running backs stand out

Illinois' Class of 2015 running backs commits Dre Brown, Reggie Corbin and Henry Enyenihi all had superb weekends in helping lead their respective teams to victories. 


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    2014 Football Schedule

    Aug. 30 Illinois vs. Youngstown State W 28-17
    Sept. 6 Illinois vs. Western Kentucky W 42-34
    Sept. 13 Illinois at Washington L 19-44
    Sept. 20 vs. Texas State W 42-35
    Sept. 27 at Nebraska L 14-45
    Oct. 4 vs. Purdue L 38-27
    Oct. 11 at Wisconsin L 28-38
    Oct. 25 vs. Minnesota, 11 a.m.
    Nov 1 at Ohio State - 7p.m., ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2
    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa - TBA
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State - TBA
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern - TBA

    2015

    Sept. 5 vs. Kent State
    Sept. 12 vs. Western Illinois
    Sept. 19 at North Carolina
    Sept. 26 vs. Middle Tennesee State
    Oct. 3 vs. Nebraska
    Oct. 10 at Iowa
    Oct. 24 vs. Wisconsin
    Oct. 31 at Penn State
    Nov. 7 at Purdue
    Nov. 14 vs. Ohio State
    Nov. 21 at Minnesota
    Nov. 28 vs. Northwestern

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