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Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team:

Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team:

One hundred seven years ago on Sunday — Oct. 24, 1914 — quarterback Bart Macomber had a hand in four Illini touchdowns and was a stalwart on defense as Illinois defeated host Northwestern 33-0. The 5-foot-9, 183-pounder rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another, then successfully ki…

College basketball writer Scott Richey's 2021-22 season preview continues with a full look at the Big Ten

New OT rule is not really football. More like a trick-shot competition. Perhaps the game should go back to allowing games to end in ties. Nobody will like that, I guess, but keep thinking about it.

Five Illini finished in double figures scoring Saturday night: Kofi Cockburn and Austin Hutcherson with 14 apiece, Coleman Hawkins with 13, Andre Curbelo with 11 and Trent Frazier with 10.

Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team:

N-G contributor Gavin Good catches up with the Illini kicker before Saturday's game at No. 7 Penn State