Illinois Fighting Illini
Hawkeyes get key road win, keep Illini reeling 81-74.
Poor shooting led to an up-and-down, low-scoring game in which neither team could fully seize control until late.
Missouri’s 21st, Illinois’ 23rd in first poll of new calendar year.
Illini took the lead early in Atlanta and never looked back.
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