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Smith: 'Have to look to the future'

Illinois coach Lovie Smith discusses the Illini's 42-7 loss to Northwestern and breaks down what's next for his team after a 2-10 season.

Game of the Week: GCMS football wins Class 2A state title

Check out highlights, including all 10 touchdowns, from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley's thrilling 38-32 victory in the Class 2A state championship game over Maroa-Forsyth.

Underwood: 'They were the aggressor'

Illinois improved to 6-0 after its win against North Carolina Central. Illini coach Brad Underwood breaks down that 13-point home victory.

Finke: 'Te'Jon really set the tone'

Hear from Illinois forward Michael Finke and guards Aaron Jordan and Te'Jon Lucas following the Illini's 86-73 victory against North Carolina Central on Friday night at State Farm Center.

VIDEO: GCMS football wins state

Check out the final play and the celebration from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley's 38-32 win over Maroa-Forsyth in the Class 2A state championship game.

Those Who Served: John McNeely

Hear from Vietnam war veteran John McNeely talk about one of combat experiences.

Underwood: 'We took what was there'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood discusses his team's 34-point victory against Augustana, which moved the Illini to 5-0 on the season.

Finke: 'Shooters shoot'

Illinois redshirt junior forward Michael Finke and junior guard Aaron Jordan break down Wednesday night's 96-62 Illini victory against Augustana at State Farm Center.

Underwood: 'A matter of consistency and execution'

Illinois coach Brad Underwood discusses his team's matchup with Augustana and where the Illini are as a program through the first couple weeks of the 2017-18 season.

VIDEO: 'The abuse that was inflicted upon this child was horrific'

Judge Tom Difanis explains the reasoning behind his decision to sentence Christopher Collins, 23, of Rantoul to 20 years in prison for aggravated battery to a child at Collins' sentencing hearing Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana.