Indiana 52, Illinois 35: "It's tough"

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The large American flag flapped in the background and night had descended upon Memorial Stadium by the time Tim Beckman jogged off the turf.

The Illinois coach slowed to a walk as he neared his team’s locker room in the north end zone after watching Illinois lose 52-35 on Saturday evening in front of 44,882 fans.

Tate: I'm seeing red! (w/videos)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Progress? It is in the eye of the beholder and, at this juncture, the Tim Beckman jury is wavering.

Indiana 52, Illinois 35: Notebook

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Evan Wilson had plenty of open space in front of him.

Justin DuVernois had the football in his hands, about to throw his first collegiate pass.

Rossow's Big Ten report: Iowa's OK after all


Jim Rossow’s

Big Ten Report


UFR: An empty feeling


Staff writer Bob Asmussen's take on the loss to Indiana:


IU Thoughts, Standings, & OSU Predictions

Blog Photo

Illini grade vs. Indiana: D

Player of the game: Indiana’s Tevin Coleman
Tinley Park native did his best BenJarvus Green-Ellis impersonation, hitting the 200-yard rushing mark early in the fourth quarter. His 75-yard sprint gave the Hoosiers the lead for good.

Illinois B+
Indiana A+

VIDEO: Beckman Indiana postgame

Illinois coach Tim Beckman discusses his team's 52-35 loss at Indiana.

VIDEO: Indiana 52, Illinois 35

Matt Daniels offers his postgame thoughts on Illinois' 52-35 loss to Indiana — the Illini's 19th straight Big Ten defeat.

LIVE! from Bloomington (w/video)

Indiana 52, Illinois 35. FINAL

Despite Nathan Scheelhaase's big day, Illinois' conference losing streak hit 19 games. And the end is not in sight with unbeaten Ohio State coming to town next weekend.