Matt Daniels breaks down the Illini's third Hall of Fame class.
In addition to hotels in Champaign-Urbana being without rooms, the Holiday Inn in Tuscola is full on Saturday, and the Best Western in Arcola is at two-thirds capacity.
Northwestern beat writer Teddy Greenstein from the Chicago Tribune offers some insight into the Wildcats, who saw their 2018-19 season end against Illinois at the Big Ten tournament in Chicago.
Good (late) afternoon everybody. Had to delay getting today's chat wrapped up while I finished some other advance work for Friday and Saturday, but I didn't forget. Handful of questions for me…
A bigger-than-life portrait of Gary Wieneke painted and donated by his former athlete, Rob Mango, will be unveiled when the former coach is inducted into the UI’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night.
Our preseason tour through the Big Ten hits the heart of Ohio, with Ohio State beat writer Adam Jardy from the Columbus Dispatch weighing in on the Buckeyes, including a player quite familiar to Illinois basketball fans.
It seemed like half of Fisher was in West Lafayette, Ind., on Saturday — and not to cheer on the Boilermakers. TCU football coach Gary Patterson has aunts (Mary Stocks, Roberta Ingold) and dozens of cousins from the Fisher area.
Illinois hasn’t played acceptable pass defense since Tim Beckman, in an act that questioned his judgment, let Vic Koenning slip away.
2019 Football Schedule
|Aug. 31 Illinois vs. Akron, 11am|
|Sep. 7 at UConn, 2;30pm|
|Sep. 14 vs. Eastern Michigan, 11am|
|Sep. 21 vs. Nebraska, TBA|
|Oct. 5 at Minnesota, 2:30pm or 3pm|
|Oct. 12 vs. Michigan, TBA|
|Oct. 19 vs. Wisconsin, 11am|
|Oct. 26 at Purdue, TBA|
|Nov. 2 vs. Rutgers, TBA|
|Nov. 9 at Michigan State, TBA|
|Nov. 23 at Iowa, TBA|
|Nov. 30 vs. Northwestern, TBA|