In a classic Big Ten game, where neither team shot well, the Illini pulled out the victory it needed to put themselves in a good position come March.
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Finding ways to lose
Earlier this week, College Bball analyst Jerry Palm had the Illini as a projected 2-seed come March. Now…
Pages for All Ages officially gone for good
It’s been about fifteen months since Pages for All Ages shut its doors for good. For some reason, the sign still offered a bit of comfort — as if something might still be done. Now …
A terrible end to a terrible season
How the Illini team lost on Saturday, combined with what its season looked like on the whole, can only inspire off-season changes and heavy drinking.
Bowl hopes officially dead
Missed opportunities, typical of this lost season, once again came back to haunt Illinois in their loss to Northwestern on Saturday.
Illini football peels off two in a row
The Illini football team have a few reasons to celebrate, but nothing yet resembling a complete turnaround, writes T. McDade.
September 23, 2000 can finally be put to rest
The first game between Illinois and Michigan of this decade ended a bit differently than the last. Thank Ron Turner, if you can muster the ability.
Indiana seals Illinois’ fate
Now that Illini are firmly planted in the cellar of the Big Ten, there’s room for little else but reflections on the how and why. T. McDade talks passing, and what’s wrong with ours.
It wasn’t even that close…
In the end, the score was 24–14, with Michigan State on top. But anyone who saw it will tell you: the Illini got shelled on Saturday. Again.
On October 3…
What’s there to write about Illinois football? Not much, really. T. McDade decides to celebrate the release of the new Headlights album by applying some lyrical makeover to an old song of theirs, “On April 2.”