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Slow start doesn't stop Grant, Illini

Illinois women's basketball improved to 4-0 on the season with a 20-point win against Southern on Sunday.

Slow start doesn't stop Grant, Illini
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Sunday Conversation: Jack Ingram

Sunday Conversation: Jack Ingram

Staff writer Bob Asmussen caught up with Ingram, a top reserve on the 2004-05 Illini men's basketball team.

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Tate: Football attendance an issue

Tate: Football attendance an issue

Thousands of empty seats at Memorial Stadium for thrilling Illini win

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In the grand scheme of things ... finale at Northwestern means everything

In the grand scheme of things ... finale at Northwestern means everything

Bob Asmussen is in his 26th year covering college football for The News-Gazette. Here are his thoughts and observations after Saturday’s 13th week of the season:

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Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:25pm

MBB preview: Illini meet Brown for first time

MBB preview: Illini meet Brown for first time

Illinois and Ivy League school Brown will face off Monday in Champaign.


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:21pm

WBB notes: Simmons sidelined but still heard

WBB notes: Simmons sidelined but still heard

Point guard Kyley Simmons sat out Sunday's win with a shoulder injury, but she still had an impact on the game.


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:29pm

Monday morning QB: Neal puts on a show

Monday morning QB: Neal puts on a show

While beat writer Matt Daniels will spend the next six days pondering possible bowl destinations for Illinois while wondering if Mike Thomas will make a coaching change, here are three items from the past weekend that was in college football.


Sun, 11/23/2014 - 3:59pm

LIVE! Southern

LIVE! Southern

Illinois is after its fourth win in a row to start the season — a feat that hasn't been accomplished since 2002-03.


Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:29pm

Football pick em week 14 – the team upstate

Football pick em week 14 – the team upstate

A bowl game is on the line, and the race for top picker is tight.


Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:01pm

Every win meaningful for Illini

Every win meaningful for Illini

Illinois seniors get victory in home finale


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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 W 28-24
    Nov 1 at Ohio State L 55-14
    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa L 30-14
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State W 16-14
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern, 11am ESPNU

    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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    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 7 Illinois vs. Quincy W 91-62
    Nov. 14 Illinois vs. Georgia Southern W 80-71
    Nov. 16 Illinois vs. Coppin State W 114-56
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Austin Peay, W 107-66
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. Brown, 7pm ESPN3
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Indiana State, 4pm FOX Sports 1
    Nov. 28 Illinois vs. Baylor OR Memphis, TBA FOX Sports 1
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Miami, 8pm ESPN2/U
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. American, 1pm ESPN3
    Dec. 9 Illinois vs. Villanova, 6pm ESPN
    Dec. 13 Illinois vs. Oregon, 6pm BTN
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. Hampton, 6pm ESPNU
    Dec. 20 Illinois vs. Missouri, 1pm ESPN2
    Dec. 27 Illinois vs. Kennesaw State, TBA, BTN
    Dec. 30 Illinois at Michigan, 2pm ESPN2
    Jan. 3 Illinois at Ohio State, TBA ESPN/U
    Jan. 7 Illinois vs. Maryland, 8pm BTN
    Jan. 11 Illinois at Nebraska, 7:30pm BTN
    Jan. 14 Illinois at Northwestern, 8pm BTN
    Jan. 18 Illinois vs. Indiana, 12pm BTN
    Jan. 21 Illinois vs. Purdue, 8pm BTN
    Jan. 24 Illinois at Minnesota, 1:15pm BTN
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs Penn State, 12pm BTN
    Feb. 3 Illinois vs. Rutgers, 8:30pm BTN
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Michigan State, 11am ESPN/2
    Feb. 12 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8pm ESPN/2
    Feb. 15 Illinois at Wisconsin, 12pm CBS
    Feb. 22 Illinois vs. Michican State, 6:30pm BTN
    Feb. 25 Illinois at Iowa, 8pm BTN
    Feb. 28 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 6pm BTN
    Mar. 4 Illinois vs. Nebraska, 9pm BTN
    Mar. 7 Illinois at Purdue, 3:30pm BTN