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Asmussen | Lovie's Illini fail to show up in must-win game

Saturday's 63-0 loss was the worst performance in Bob Asmussen's 30 years on the beat, and there's history to back that up.

Asmussen | Lovie's Illini fail to show up in must-win game
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Asmussen | At long last, Illini baseball gets well-deserved new facility

Asmussen | At long last, Illini baseball gets well-deserved new facility

The Illini's $8 million Susan and Clint Atkins Baseball Training Complex will be among the best college baseball setups in the entire country.

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Home matches could help Final Four run

Home matches could help Final Four run

A projected top four seed now, Illini in position to earn trip with four NCAA wins at Huff Hall

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Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:29pm

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Sat, 11/17/2018 - 9:43pm

Historically-bad loss freezes Illini's bowl hopes

Historically-bad loss freezes Illini's bowl hopes

Saturday's game fell in the "must-win" category for Illinois (4-7, 2-6 Big Ten) with the possibility of a bowl bid still on the table. That was the emphasis all week.


Sat, 11/17/2018 - 9:49pm

Tate | Embarrassments keep piling up for this year's Illini

Tate | Embarrassments keep piling up for this year's Illini

It is difficult to imagine how Lovie will climb out of this quagmire.


Sat, 11/17/2018 - 10:19pm

Illini sweep Rutgers, push win streak to 11

Illini sweep Rutgers, push win streak to 11

The fourth-ranked Illini (26-3, 15-3 Big Ten) hit double digits in total blocks for the third straight match and limited the Scarlet Knights offensively in a 25-11, 25-20, 25-21 sweep Saturday.


Sat, 11/17/2018 - 8:50pm

Few answers after blowout loss

Illinois coach Lovie Smith breaks down Saturday's 63-0 loss to Iowa at Memorial Stadium.

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Sat, 11/17/2018 - 9:39pm

Notes: 'He's the one that brings the energy'

Notes: 'He's the one that brings the energy'

Reggie Corbin's injury handcuffs the Illini offense.


Sat, 11/17/2018 - 6:11pm

Quick hits: Illini's bowl dreams dissolve after shutout loss to Iowa

Quick hits: Illini's bowl dreams dissolve after shutout loss to Iowa

Not much went right in Illinois' 63-0 loss to Iowa at Memorial Stadium


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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 L 20 - 49
    Oct. 27 Illinois at Maryland L 33 - 63
    Nov. 3 Illinois vs. Minnesota W 55 - 31
    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 W 83 - 67
    Nov. 8 Illinois vs. Evansville W 99 - 60
    Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Georgetown L 80 - 88
    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