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Ex-Illini Fitzgerald to play football at Dartmouth

Former Illinois and Centennial quarterback Jimmy Fitzgerald has a new college home: Dartmouth.

Ex-Illini Fitzgerald to play football at Dartmouth
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2016 Illinois football grades: Running backs lead way

2016 Illinois football grades: Running backs lead way

What did we learn about Illinois football during Lovie Smith’s first season as coach? Well, a guy from the NFL isn’t guaranteed instant success at the college level.

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Tate: Until CFP changes, Final Four is correct

Tate: Until CFP changes, Final Four is correct

Penn State is back. Actually, the Nittany Lions have never been far away. Despite the roiling nature of Sandusky-Paterno upheaval, they’ve only missed two bowl trips in 12 seasons.

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Sunday Conversation: Brandi Beasley

Sunday Conversation: Brandi Beasley

The Illinois point guard from Memphis, Tenn., has started strong this season, averaging 7.1 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.4 assists in seven games.

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Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:37pm

Tate: Ground game priority for UI under center

Tate: Ground game priority for UI under center

This isn’t the NFL. This is college football, and running quarterbacks are the “in thing.”


Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:41pm

UI hoops Class of 2017 early-season glance

UI hoops Class of 2017 early-season glance

Three of Illinois’ four 2017 signees will be back in action Friday. Beat writer Scott Richey gives a look at how they’ve played so far this season.


Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:48pm

Tate: UI defense needs quick fix

Tate: UI defense needs quick fix

If not, below-average results likely will follow.


Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:51pm

Lawson's coach gives him glowing review

Lawson's coach gives him glowing review

Garden City (Kan.) QB was good teammate, leader.


Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:53pm

Richey: Seeding is believing (Week of Dec. 5)

Richey: Seeding is believing (Week of Dec. 5)

Big East, ACC teams dominate.


Tue, 12/06/2016 - 11:13pm

Hill saves Illini from embarrassing loss

Hill saves Illini from embarrassing loss

Senior does it all in second half of Illini's 85-77 win against IUPUI on Tuesday night in Champaign.


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    2016 Football Schedule

    Sept. 3, vs. Murray State, W 52-3 | Game Story | Tate Column
    Sept. 10, vs. North Carolina, L 23-48 | Game Story | Tate Column
    Sept. 17, vs. Western Michigan, L 10-34 Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 1, at Nebraska, L 16-31 Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 8, vs. Purdue, L 34-31  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 15, at Rutgers, W 24-7  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 22, at Michigan, L 41-8  Game Story | Tate Column
    Oct. 29, vs. Minnesota, L 17-40  Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 5, vs. Michigan State, W 31-27  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 12, at Wisconsin, L 3-48  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 19, vs. Iowa, L 0-28  | Game Story | Tate Column
    Nov. 26, at Northwestern, L 21-42 | Game Story | Tate Column

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Oct. 30 Illinois vs. Washington U,(exh.), W 82-75
    Nov. 4 Illinois vs. Lewis, (exh.), 7 p.m. W 95-51
    Nov. 11 Illinois vs. South East Missouri State, 8 p.m. W 81-62
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Northern Kentucky, 5 p.m. W 79-64
    Nov. 15 Illinois vs. McKendree, 7 p.m. W 112-65
    Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Detroit, 7 p.m. W 89-69
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Winthrop, 7 p.m. L 84-80
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. West Virginia, 1:30 p.m.* L 57-89
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Florida St or Temple, 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. L 72-61
    Nov. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina State, 8 p.m.
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, 2 p.m.
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, 7 p.m.
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, 2 p.m.
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, 6 p.m.
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, 4 p.m.
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, TBD
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, 4 p.m.
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, 8 p.m.
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, 5 p.m.
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, 6 p.m.
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, 1:15 p.m.
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, 8 p.m.
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, 3:30 p.m.
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, 8 p.m.
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, 3 p.m.
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, 1 p.m.
    Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, 1 p.m.
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.
    Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, 6:30 p.m.
    March. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, 8 p.m.
    March. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, 11 a.m.
    *at Brooklyn
    +at Miami
    ^at Chicago
    #at St. Louis