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Sunday Special: AP voters on Lovie Smith

Bob Asmussen asked a simple question to his fellow AP Top 25 voters: How will Lovie Smith do in his first season at Illinois? Here are some of their responses.

Sunday Special: AP voters on Lovie Smith
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Sunday Conversation: Mark Morris

Sunday Conversation: Mark Morris

if I told you that John Groce loves being the head coach at Illinois basketball, it would be an understatement.

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Texts few, far between at Illini games

$2,000 system a way for fans to point out bad behavior

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Tate: Saint Louis battle has UI fans in doubt

Tate: Saint Louis battle has UI fans in doubt

If an exuberant Josh Whitman could find the time, a contingent of Illini basketball faithful could use his strong will and stout arms to haul them out of the swamp.

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Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:38pm

Cubit: 'I want to work'

Cubit: 'I want to work'

When Illinois football opens Saturday against Murray State, Bill Cubit will be watching. And rooting.


Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:42pm

Poulter settling in to starter role

Poulter settling in to starter role

Watch Jordyn Poulter play this season and one thing will be clear: The sophomore setter is far more comfortable on the court, leading her team, than a year ago.


Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:22pm

Tate: Good vibes start with 'D,' recruits

Tate: Good vibes start with 'D,' recruits

Less than a week to go. What have we learned about Lovie Smith’s first Illini football team?


Sat, 08/27/2016 - 11:33pm

Illinois football's 2016 two-deep

Illinois football's 2016 two-deep

At the start of the first game week for Illinois, here is college football writer Bob Asmussen’s projected two-deep.


Sat, 08/27/2016 - 9:37pm

LIVE! Illini Classic: Missouri State

LIVE! Illini Classic: Missouri State

Illinois falls in five sets to Missouri State in tourney finale


Sat, 08/27/2016 - 1:25pm

Illini rally for morning win

Illini rally for morning win

UI volleyball improves to 2-0 in season-opening Illini Classic


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    2016 Football Schedule

    Sept. 3, vs. Murray State, 2:30 p.m.
    Sept. 10, vs. North Carolina, 6:30 p.m.
    Sept. 17, vs. Western Michigan, 3 p.m.
    Oct. 1, at Nebraska, 2:30 p.m.
    Oct. 8, vs. Purdue, TBD
    Oct. 15, at Rutgers, 11 a.m.
    Oct. 22, at Michigan, 2:30 p.m.
    Oct. 29, vs. Minnesota, 11 a.m.
    Nov. 5, vs. Michigan State, TBD
    Nov. 12, at Wisconsin, 2:30 p.m.
    Nov. 19, vs. Iowa, TBD
    Nov. 26, at Northwestern, TBD

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Oct. 30 Illinois vs. Washington U,(exh.), TBD
    Nov. 4 Illinois vs. Lewis, (exh.), TBD
    Nov. 11 Illinois vs. South East Missouri State, 8 p.m.
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Northern Kentucky, TBD
    Nov. 15 Illinois vs. McKendree, 7 p.m.
    Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Detroit, TBD
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Winthrop, TBD
    Nov. 24 Illinois vs. West Virginia, 1:30 p.m.*
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Florida St or Temple, TBD*
    Nov. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina State, 8 p.m.
    Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, TBD+
    Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, TBD
    Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, TBD
    Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^
    Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, TBD#
    Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, TBD
    Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, TBD
    Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, TBD
    Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, TBD
    Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, TBD
    Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, TBD
    Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, TBD
    Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, TBD
    Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, TBD
    Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, TBD
    Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, TBD
    Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, TBD
    Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, TBD
    Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, TBD
    Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, TBD
    Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, TBD
    March. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, TBD
    March. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, TBD
    *at Brooklyn
    +at Miami
    ^at Chicago
    #at St. Louis