Illinois, Michigan State Face Off With 2-6 RecordsLooking at the schedule back in August, Michigan State-Illinois was not a game many people would have guessed would pit a pair of 2-6 teams against each other.
No. 3 Michigan Has Proven Ability To Focus On Any OpponentMichigan has gotten good at focusing on each opponent, avoiding the tendency some teams have of overlooking inferior opponents.
Lovie Smith Feels The Buzz As Illini Approach OpenerThe new coach at Illinois, after nearly 20 years in the NFL, has been enjoying the unique environment this week with the season opener against Murray State on Saturday fast approaching.
Michigan's Homecoming Game Vs. Illinois To Kickoff At 3:30 P.M.The Big Ten Conference Office announced Wednesday (May 11) in conjunction with the institutions the game times for the 14 homecoming games across the league.
Smith's Illinois Contract Could Pay Him Up To $29 MillionUniversity of Illinois trustees have approved a contract that could pay new football coach Lovie Smith as much as $29 million over six years.
Illinois Hires Lovie Smith As Head CoachThe University of Illinois says former NFL coach Lovie Smith will be named the next football coach at the University of Illinois.
Ferrell Scores 27, Leads No. 18 Indiana Past Illinois 74-47For 20-plus minutes Thursday night, No. 18 Indiana was in a tough game at Illinois.
No. 5 Michigan State Routs Illinois 79-54 Without Valentine"I didn't think Bryn had his best game," Izzo lamented. "He has been playing a lot better defensively."
Illinois Guard Lewis Back For Michigan State GameAn Illinois team hit hard by injuries and illness will get guard Khalid Lewis back in time for Thursday's game at No. 5 Michigan State.
LeVert, Donnal Lead Michigan To 78-68 Win Over IllinoisMichigan beat Illinois 78-68 Wednesday in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
Missing Illinois Man's Truck Found In Northern MichiganThe truck belonging to a missing Illinois man who has last seen leaving a motel in Wisconsin has been found in northern Michigan.
Illinois Fires Coach Tim Beckman 1 Week Before Season OpenerIllinois has fired football coach Tim Beckman one week before the start of the season, citing preliminary results of an investigation into allegations of player mistreatment and inappropriate behavior.