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Final Word: No surprise, it's O'Toole

Reilly O'Toole, fresh off a big win against Minnesota, will try to lead the Illini to an upset Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio.

Final Word: No surprise, it's O'Toole
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Tate: Veterans crucial for Groce's program

Tate: Veterans crucial for Groce's program

We can marvel at the improvement of Malcolm Hill and other young Illini, but the team will need to be led by its veteran players this season.

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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.

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Asmussen: SEC on top seems right

Asmussen: SEC on top seems right

Mississippi State leads strong contingent, but it's still early.

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Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:05pm

Tate: Don't look here for an upset

Tate: Don't look here for an upset

Though Illini have hung tough with Buckeyes in the past, it would take a perfect game to win Saturday.


Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:31pm

Q&A with Mason Monheim

Q&A with Mason Monheim

Staff writer Bob Asmussen sat down with the Illinois linebacker — and Ohio native — earlier in the week.


Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:36pm

Breaking it down: UI-Ohio State

Breaking it down: UI-Ohio State

Beat writer Matt Daniels takes a closer look at Saturday's Big Ten football game.


Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:34pm

Sergio McClain welcomes opportunity

Sergio McClain welcomes opportunity

Central's interim boys' basketball coach calls timing "bittersweet."


Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:59am

Groce's Illini garner votes in preseason poll

Groce's Illini garner votes in preseason poll

There's a familiar name at the top — Kentucky. Illini notch three votes.


Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:53am

Central names Sergio McClain coach

Central names Sergio McClain coach

The son of the late Wayne McClain will take over for his father this season at Champaign Central.


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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
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    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa - TBA
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State - TBA
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern - TBA

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