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Illini take step in the right direction

Underwood's team continues to progress with forging identity

Illini take step in the right direction
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Asmussen | Blowout loss to Purdue puts Illini football's progress in question

Asmussen | Blowout loss to Purdue puts Illini football's progress in question

Porous on defense and listless on offense, the Illini got whipped 46-7 by Purdue after taking an early lead. Now what?

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One-on-one with Josh Whitman: 'You can feel momentum starting to build'

One-on-one with Josh Whitman: 'You can feel momentum starting to build'

Illinois athletic director touts forward progress to longtime Illini beat writer Bob Asmussen

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Shannon committing Nov. 1

Shannon committing Nov. 1

Illinois still in the mix for four-star wing

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Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:05pm

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Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:14am

Illini have to adjust to run-first Badgers

Illinois defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson discusses the challenge his group will face Saturday at No. 23 Wisconsin.

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Tue, 10/16/2018 - 3:29pm

Former Illini's condition improving

Former Illini's condition improving

Abercrombie will be moved to a hospital in Atlanta as he recovers from a serious head injury


Tue, 10/16/2018 - 2:12pm

Smith: 'Divorce is good sometime'

Smith: 'Divorce is good sometime'

Illinois coach opens up about Lou Dorsey's decision to transfer


Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:00am

Asmussen | Nickerson his own biggest critic after homecoming loss

Asmussen | Nickerson his own biggest critic after homecoming loss

Execution on defense is essential for the Illini ahead of a matchup with a top-end Badgers team.


Tue, 10/16/2018 - 1:00pm

Illinois managing quarterback situation

Illinois offensive coordinator Rod Smith reflects on his group's performance against Purdue and how he's managing the quarterback situation. AJ Bush Jr. is still atop the depth chart, but the Illini are being careful with the potential still for a redshirt for M.J. Rivers II.

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Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:00am

Offense off balance in loss at Purdue

Offense off balance in loss at Purdue

Offensive coordinator Rod Smith said he "did a poor job on Saturday."


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    2018 Football Schedule

    Sep. 1 Illinois vs. Kent State W 31 - 24
    Sep. 8 Illinois vs. Western Illinois W 34 - 14
    Sep. 15 Illinois vs. South Florida L 19 - 25
    Sep. 21 Illinois vs. Penn State L 24 - 63
    Oct. 6 Illinois at Rutgers W 38 - 17
    Oct. 13 Illinois Homecoming vs. Purdue L 7 - 46
    Oct. 20 Illinois vs. Wisconsin (11 am CT, BTN)
    Oct. 27 Illinois at Maryland
    Nov. 3 Illinois vs. Minnesota, Memorial Stadium
    Nov. 10 Illinois at Nebraska
    Nov. 17 Illinois vs. Iowa, Memorial Stadium
    Nov. 24 Illinois at Northwestern

     

    Basketball Schedule

    Nov. 2 Illinois vs. Illinois Wesleyan
    Nov. 8 Illinois vs. Evansville, SFC
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Georgetown, SFC
    Nov. 19 Illinois vs. Gonzaga, Hawaii, ESPN2
    Nov. 20 Illinois vs. Arizona/Iowa State, Hawaii, ESPN2
    Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Auburn/Duke/San Diego State/Xavier
    Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Mississippi Valley State, SFC
    Nov. 27 Illinois vs. Notre Dame
    Dec. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska
    Dec. 5 Illinois vs. Ohio State
    Dec. 8 Illinois vs. UNLV, SFC
    Dec. 15 Illinois vs. East Tennessee State, SFC
    Dec. 22 Illinois vs. Missouri, St. Louis
    Dec. 29 Illinois vs. Florida Atlantic, SFC
    Jan. 3 Illinois vs. Indiana
    Jan. 6 Illinois vs. Northwestern
    Jan. 10 Illinois vs. Michigan, SFC
    Jan. 16 Illinois vs. Minnesota, SFC
    Jan. 20 Illinois vs. Iowa
    Jan. 23 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, SFC
    Jan. 26 Illinois vs. Maryland
    Jan. 30 Illinois vs. Minnesota
    Feb. 2 Illinois vs. Nebraska, SFC
    Feb. 5 Illinois vs. Michigan State, SFC
    Feb. 9 Illinois vs. Rutgers, SFC
    Feb. 14 Illinois vs. Ohio State
    Feb. 18 Illinois vs Wisconsin
    Feb. 23 Illinois vs. Penn State, SFC
    Feb. 27 Illinois vs. Purdue
    Mar. 3 Illinois vs. Northwestern, SFC
    Mar. 7 Illinois vs. Indiana, SFC
    Mar. 10 Illinois vs. Penn State