Illinois Fighting Illini
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
It’s the 14th straight year the Illini open with two or more wins.
Hoosiers rolled to 52-35 home victory.
Illinois transfer Rayvonte Rice thrilled the fans with 22 points.