Jim Rossow

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Jim Rossow's Big Ten football report

Sports editor Jim Rossow takes you around the Big Ten

Herbstreit Q&A

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He’s got a great seat for the week’s best game, Ohio State at Southern Cal. And even though he’s a former Buckeye who lives 2 miles from campus, the ABC analyst promises objectivity during Saturday’s 7 p.m. telecast. Sports editor JIM ROSSOW caught up with Herbstreit, who talked about Ohio State’s latest statement game, Jim Tressel and Big Ten-bashing:

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News you can't leave work without: Like a lot of former Illini basketball players making money overseas, Damir Krupalija won't make it back for Saturday's Night of Legends. That doesn't mean he's not thinking about his former teammates.

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ABC's Herbstreit: Maybe this weekend the Big Ten bashing will stop.

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On Saturday night, at least 20 men's basketball jerseys will be raised to to the Assembly Hall rafters as part of a Night of Legends. The school also plans to honor one women's basketball player. Just not Saturday.

Further Review

Sports editor Jim Rossow's take on Saturday's contest

Live from Memorial Stadium

FINAL: Illinois 47, EIU 21



CHAMPAIGN - With more than 40 of its former stars in the building, the Illinois football team swamped I-AA Eastern Illinois 47-21 Saturday.

The former players were honored as part of the grand reopening of Memorial Stadium. The $121 million project included luxury suites, a new press box and two club levels.

Jim Rossow's Big Ten football roundup

HQ editor Jim Rossow takes a look around the Big Ten:

Jack Trudeau Q&A

One of the best quarterbacks in Illinois history, Jack Trudeau is discovering that watching football is more nerve-wracking than playing it. A father of four, Trudeau is a regular at his oldest son's games at Zionsville (Ind.) High School. "It's tough to watch sometimes," saiid Trudeau, who will join a bevy of former Illini greats at this weekend's Renassaince celebration at Memorial Stadium. A successful businessman in the Indianapolis area, Trudeau took time to talk about his son's football career, Ron Zook's Illini and his Rose Bowl ring with sports editor JIM ROSSOW.

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Patty Cisneros, the wheelchair basketball coach at Illinois, not only is one of the best players in her sport. She's a nominee for Sportswoman of the Year along with the likes of Candace Parker, Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh and Venus and Serena Williams.

Voting for the award continues until midnight Tuesday.