11-24-14 Monday Morning Quarterbacks: Play now!
11-24-14 Monday Morning Quarterbacks. Jim Turpin and Loren Tate are the Monday Morning Quarterbacks after the Big Win over Penn State.
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While beat writer Matt Daniels will spend the next six days pondering possible bowl destinations for Illinois while wondering if Mike Thomas will make a coaching change, here are three items from the past weekend that was in college football:
UI men vs. Brown, 7 p.m. today
P Name Yr. Ht. PPG
G Ahmad Starks Sr. 5-9 13.3
G Rayvonte Rice Sr. 6-4 18.0
G Aaron Cosby Jr. 6-3 13.0
CHAMPAIGN — Kyley Simmons hasn’t done much scoring for Illinois since leading the team with 17 points in its exhibition win against Millikin.
CHAMPAIGN — Illinois looked disjointed and wasn’t effective in the halfcourt Sunday afternoon against Southern and was looking at a deficit approaching double figures in the final minutes of the first half against the Jaguars.
But where the Illini were scoring was in transition.
FINAL: Illinois 62, Southern 42
This is it from another LIVE! Report at State Farm Center. Illinois fairly well dominated the second half — scoring more efficiently and holding down Southern's offense. It was another not so pretty win for the Illini, but a fourth win in a row nonetheless.
Welcome back to the third LIVE! Report this week for Illinois women's basketball. Beat writer Scott Richey on hand at an empty (right now) State Farm Center with the Illini set to tip off against Southern (the one from Louisiana) in just less than 90 minutes.