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Daniels: Big plays hurt Illini in bowl loss

Beat writer Matt Daniels gives a quick reaction to Illinois' 35-18 loss to Louisiana Tech in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.

Illini scrapbook: Citrus Bowl success

Jeff George,  Howard Griffith and Co. looked good in beating Virginia on New Year's Day 1990. Listen to Mike Bellamy break it down.

Merry Christmas from Dallas

Illinois football beat writer Matt Daniels weighs in on Christmas afternoon from the Cotton Bowl ahead of Friday's Heart of Dallas Bowl between the Illini and Louisiana Tech. 

Who's that Illini? A walk-on like no other

A Christmas Day birthday boy, he scored more points than any walk-on in Illini history.  

Richey: Illini shake off slow start

The Illinois women's basketball team wrapped up the nonconference portion of its schedule with a 64-44 victory against Murray State.

This week In Illini History: Bill Self is how old?

Former Illini kicker Dan Beaver turns 60 on Christmas Day. Former hoops coach Bill Self isn't that old but does celebrate another birthday on Saturday.

Getting Personal: Tim Johnson

 Retired Illinois U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson is staying busy in the Champaign area. 

1st Annual Holiday Light Show in Hoopeston

Take a ride through McFerren Park during the 1st Annual Holiday Light Show in Hoopeston on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The lights display, which shines throughout the one-mile drive, is free to the public and runs from dusk to 11p.m. each night until Sunday,  Jan. 4.

Illinois 62, Missouri 59

College basketball writer Marcus Jackson talks about Illinois' stunner on Saturday at Scottrade Center against the rival Tigers.

Daily Bread Soup Kitchen backpack giveaway

The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen gave away 900 backpacks at their 6th annual backpack giveaway on Friday Dec. 19, 2014. Local service organizations, businesses and individuals donated warm weather and personal items to fill the backpacks.