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Illini Football Highlights: Penn State

Check out highlights of Illinois's 63-24 loss to Penn State that was quite a bit closer throughout than the final score.

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LIVE! Penn State

LIVE! Penn State

Nittany Lions scored 42 unanswered points and turned a close game into a 63-24 rout of the Illini in Friday's Big Ten opener at Memorial Stadium.

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Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: Sept. 16, 2018

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: Sept. 16, 2018

In 1982, four of Illinois’ six home games were sellouts, pushing the average to 70,785, another record. During the magical 1983 season, UI’s venerable football arena averaged nearly 104 percent of capacity (73,871).

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UI's Chief Illiniwek report: Develop new traditions but honor divisive past

UI's Chief Illiniwek report: Develop new traditions but honor divisive past

With a focus on finding common ground, it also calls on the campus to teach people about Native American history and imagery and continue a dialogue with alumni and other groups to build 'understanding and respect.'

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Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:14am

Listen to 'Fasteners Etc. Postgame Show'

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Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:31am

Illini show promise but collapse late against Nittany Lions

Illini show promise but collapse late against Nittany Lions

The positives from the first three quarters of Friday's game give the Illini a better idea of what the type of team they can be this season. The fourth quarter shows how much work there's still left to do.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:52am

Asmussen | Illini's chance to turn around season begins today

Asmussen | Illini's chance to turn around season begins today

There is still a chance to turn a disappointing 2-2 start into a better-than-expected finish. Starting today. Time's a wasting.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:04am

'This is ... our induction'

'This is ... our induction'

Hitting on all the notable moments from Illinois' 63-24 loss to Penn State on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:00am

Illini report card vs. Penn State: Give 'em a C

Illini report card vs. Penn State: Give 'em a C

For a time in the second half, the fans started thinking an upset might be possible.


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 12:56am

Quick hits: Penn State roars back for 63-24 rout of Illini

Quick hits: Penn State roars back for 63-24 rout of Illini


Sat, 09/22/2018 - 7:44am

Prince, Illini stay perfect

The eighth-ranked and unbeaten Illini beat the Boilermakers 25-19, 23-25, 25-23, 26-24 in a Big Ten opener on Friday night.


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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 (8 pm CT, FS1)
    Oct. 6 Illinois at Rutgers
    Oct. 13 Illinois Homecoming vs. Purdue (2:30 pm CT, BTN)
    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