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Thomas to decide Tuesday; Self and Weber to attend McClain's funeral

Two notes for Illinois and prep basketball fans regarding Illini recruit Elijah Thomas and former UI coach Wayne McClain.

Thomas to decide Tuesday; Self and Weber to attend McClain's funeral
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A college football's midway point, what's the forecast?

A college football's midway point, what's the forecast?

College football beat writers Bob Asmussen and Matt Daniels compiled bowl picks and award nominees at the sport's midseason point.

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Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

Wayne McClain: 1954-2014

A comprehensive look at the life of the legendary coach, who died Wednesday. 

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Sunday Conversation: Jimmy Collins

Sunday Conversation: Jimmy Collins

He is one of the most beloved assistant coaches in program history. Jimmy Collins is being recognized for his great work at Illinois by being named an honorary member of the Varsity I Association.

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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:00am

Aerial tour of Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium, which opened in 1923 and is dedicated to University of Illinois students who perished in World War I, is the home of the Illini football team. 

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Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:57pm

Coach speak: Beckman on using his QBs, Powell's injury

Coach speak: Beckman on using his QBs, Powell's injury

Tim Beckman talked about Reilly O'Toole, Aaron Bailey, Teko Powell and more Monday ahead of Saturday's game against Minnesota.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:21pm

Tate: Kill improves another team

Tate: Kill improves another team

Minnesota coach has worked wonders at NIU, SIU, too.


Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:33pm

UI roundup: Viliunas, Stadick receive awards

UI roundup: Viliunas, Stadick receive awards

Check out Monday's news in UI volleyball, men's golf, men's tennis and alumni matters.


Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:08am

Maverick Morgan keeps it cool

Maverick Morgan keeps it cool

The easygoing big man is in the big picture for Illinois men's basketball this season.


Sat, 10/18/2014 - 11:29pm

Tate: Illini in familiar situation

Tate: Illini in familiar situation

Mike White brought UI football out of doldrums today’s fans can relate to today.


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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, 11 a.m.
    Nov 1 at Ohio State - 7p.m., ABC, ESPN, or ESPN2
    Nov. 15 vs. Iowa - TBA
    Nov. 22 vs. Penn State - TBA
    Nov. 29 at Northwestern - TBA

    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

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