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Purple Aces a bit of a mystery

Illinois coach Brad Underwood breaks down his team's season opener against Evansville and what the start of the season means.

Illinois in 'go mode' with opener approaching

Illinois guard Trent Frazier recaps the Illini's exhibition win before looking ahead to Thursday's season opener against Evansville, while fellow guard Aaron Jordan hits on his last opener and the importance of rebounding.

Illini ready for repeat performance at Nebraska

Illinois running back Reggie Corbin discusses his favorite touchdown from the Illini's win against Minnesota and how that performance could have been even better. Then offensive lineman Nick Allegretti expounds on the latter and talks about the unique gameday experience at Nebraska.

'Make the play' Illinois' offensive motto

Illinois offensive coordinator Rod Smith discusses his team's playmaking ability, how last week's practices led to the breakout performance against Minnesota, Reggie Corbin's big performance and Big Ten honor.

Execution at heart of improved Illini defense

Illinois coach Lovie Smith breaks down his team's win against Minnesota, the improvements the Illini defense made and what is and isn't a catch. Spoiler alert: Smith 100 percent disagrees with the replay reversal of what was — then wasn't — a Minnesota fumble and Del'Shawn Phillips' recovery and touchdown.

Crime Stoppers: Champaign shooting

Champaign County Crime Stoppers is seeking assistance regarding the fatal shooting of Arnold Hopkins on October 14, 2018 at approximately 1:30 a.m. on the 2600 block of Lawndale Dr.

St. Thomas More vs. Seneca volleyball highlights

Video highlights from the Class 2A Watseka Super-Sectional volleyball match between St. Thomas More and Seneca on Nov. 2, 2018, with postmatch reaction from Sabers coach Stan Bergman and athlete Allie Trame, as well as Irish coach Noah Champene.

Game of the Week: Tuscola-BHRA Class 2A football playoffs

Check out highlights of Tuscola's 42-21 win over Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin in the Class 2A football playoffs. 

Illinois feeling good after win

Illinois quarterback AJ Bush Jr., running back Reggie Corbin, linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips and cornerback Nate Hobbs discuss Saturday's win against Minnesota.

Lovie: 'We looked like a football team'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith breaks down what Saturday's 55-31 win against Minnesota means for his team.