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About time: Illini earn first Big Ten home win since '11

It was a long time coming for the Illinois football team, but the program got its first Big Ten win of this season and its first Big Ten home win since 2011 on Saturday.

About time: Illini earn first Big Ten home win since '11
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Celebrating Coach McClain

Celebrating Coach McClain

Here is one place for all our coverage from the celebration of the life of Wayne McClain.

Prep Sports

Sunday Conversation: Dick Corn

Sunday Conversation: Dick Corn

Bob Asmussen caught up with Dick Corn, executive director of the Illinois High School Basketball Hall of Fame, as he continues work toward opening a basketball museum for the Hall.

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Kroner: What a celebration

Kroner: What a celebration

It was clear that Wayne McClain was respected and appreciated. Surely, he knew the feelings others held.

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Sat, 10/25/2014 - 3:19pm

Daniels: 'Biggest win in Beckman's tenure'

Illinois football beat writer Matt Daniels gives his quick reaction following the Illini's 28-24 win against Minnesota on Saturday. 

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Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:26pm

In the grand scheme of things ... victory is a relief

In the grand scheme of things ... victory is a relief

College football writer and AP Top 25 voter Bob Asmussen's thoughts about college football after Week 9.


Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:32pm

Sneak peak at men's basketball Sunday

Sneak peak at men's basketball Sunday

The Illinois basketball program is hosting an event Sunday called “Illini All In,” where select fans can watch the team scrimmage at the Ubben Basketball Complex.


Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:36pm

Tate: Illini can celebrate hard-fought win

Tate: Illini can celebrate hard-fought win

Even when Minnesota went on top for the first time late in the third quarter Saturday, Illinois did not give in — and it gave Tim Beckman his first Big Ten victory.


Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:28pm

Volleyball wins physical battle with No. 13 Purdue

Volleyball wins physical battle with No. 13 Purdue

No. 10 Illinois almost swept No. 13 Purdue at Huff Hall on Saturday, but the Illini will take their 3-1 victory.


Sat, 10/25/2014 - 11:20pm

Football notebook: Roommates Bentley, Neal star in win

Football notebook: Roommates Bentley, Neal star in win

V’Angelo Bentley and T.J. Neal sit down on the couch in their off-campus apartment. Talk about moments like the one the duo achieved Saturday in Illinois' win against Minnesota.


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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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