Illinois Fighting Illini
John Groce’s Illini (7-0) trailed by 8 points at halftime
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.
Chicago area’s Cliff Alexander picks Kansas over Illini
Both Big Ten teams entering conference play at 3-1.
50-15 blowout gives Illini more wins this season (3) than all of last season
U of Ii alum Dick Butkus was on hand to see Illini give Huskies a battle
Bearcats QB Munchie Legaux injured in 45-17 loss.
Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase threw for a career-best 416 yards and two touchdowns.
Saturday’s football season opener for both teams will be played in temperatures expected over 90 degrees.