Illinois Fighting Illini
Illini took the lead early in Atlanta and never looked back.
Yellow Jackets win one for ACC in Big 10/ACC Challenge, 67-64
Illinois finishes 4-8 after 37-34 loss to Northwestern
John Groce’s Illini (7-0) trailed by 8 points at halftime
Rayvonte Rice scored game-winner with 27 seconds left
It’s the first Big 10 football win for the Illini in 21 tries.
Illinois is 5-0 on the season; 11-0 all-time against the Cougars.
Illinois found the end zone several times, but not enough against #3 Ohio State.
John Groce says Illinois had landed hometowner Michael Finke & Leron Black from Memphis.
Chicago area’s Cliff Alexander picks Kansas over Illini