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Second-half barrage lifts Illini before trip

After a slow first half, Illinois came out of the locker room and swept up Brown. Next up: the Las Vegas Invitational.

Second-half barrage lifts Illini before trip
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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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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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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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Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:41pm

Beckman keeps focus on Wildcats

Beckman keeps focus on Wildcats

Coach says he isn't concerned about his future.


Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:22pm

MBB notebook: Morris has the Sin City plan

MBB notebook: Morris has the Sin City plan

Marcus Jackson provides some news and notes following Illinois' win over Brown, and ahead of the upcoming Vegas trip.


Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:36pm

Tate: Unsung heroes answer call

Tate: Unsung heroes answer call

And they likely will need to deliver again Saturday at Northwestern.


Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:34pm

Plays of the Game - Brown

As you might expect, most of our choices came from the second half tonight.


Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:26pm

MBB grades: Another game, another 'A'

MBB grades: Another game, another 'A'

Illinois' bench and backcourt paved the way for another strong outing.


Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:04pm

Efficiency Stats - Brown

Illinois came alive in the second half to overwhelm the Brown Bears.


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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

    Podcasts

    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