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UI Women's Soccer vs Purdue

University of Illinois Women's Soccer vs Purdue, Sunday, September 21, 2014 at the Illinois Soccer Stadium. 

Janet Rayfield Postgame Purdue 9-21-2014

Janet Rayfield Postgame Purdue 9-21-2014: Play now!

Brian Moline talks with the Illinois soccer coach after a 3-0 win over the Purdue Boilermakers.

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Asmussen Top 25

Staff writer Bob Asmussen is a voting member of the AP Top 25 football poll. Here is this week's ballot:
TEAM    PREVIOUS    
1. Florida State    1
2. Oregon    2
3. Alabama    3
4. Oklahoma    4
5. Auburn    5
6. Texas A&M    6

Football pick 'em Week 5: Nebraska

It was worth the wait for me…was it the same for you?

Tate: Illini star in late show once again

For a couple of rainy hours, Illini football coach Tim Beckman was chasing Michigan’s Brady Hoke for a spot on the Big Ten hot seat.

For the fourth straight Saturday, Illinois trailed in the second half, this time against a Texas State squad that had upset in mind. But Illinois rallied for the third time at home, surging from a 21-6 deficit to survive.

Saturday's prep highlights: PBL places second at volleyball invite

In volleyball

■ At Paxton. Paxton-Buckley-Loda was the runner-up in the PBL Invitational. PBL lost to Lexington 2-0 (25-15, 25-19) in the championship match. Kellyn Maynard had nine service points and six kills. Eve Bahler had 20 assists. Maynard, Bahler and Sarah Watts were named to the all-tournament team.

Texas State Postgame 09-20-14

Texas State Postgame 09-20-14: Play now!

Brian Moline and Martin O'Donnell take calls and reflect on the narrow win over Texas State.

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UI volleyball wins Creighton Classic

OMAHA, Neb. — Illinois took a 2-0 lead Friday in its first match of the Creighton Classic but needed a fourth set to finish off its win after the host Bluejays won the third set.

Post Game Show 09-20-14

Post Game Show 09-20-14: Play now!

Brian and Tim cover the Iliini V. Texas State game, and take calls from listeners. 09-20-14

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Mixed bag of secondary matters

CHAMPAIGN — Earnest Thomas walked off the field, watched the replay on the scoreboard and headed towards the Memorial Stadium locker room.

A place where Thomas had already spent plenty of time during the nearly two-hour weather delay on Saturday.