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Oct. 14 Asmussen Top 25

Texas, LSU, Michigan climb

Illinois Volleyball beats Wisconsin for first time in 5 years, improves to 16-3

The Illini failed to take down the surging Gophers, though picked up a huge road win against Wisconsin.

Illini Football: Illinois Football

#Illini fall to Purdue. Recap, video interviews, photo gallery. https://t.co/xInljOqjHN Doug Bucshon (@IllinoisRivals) October 14, 2018 Here's a late-night ramble about the newest low point for Illinois Football. https://t.co/0r92DXpzOl The Champaign Room (@Champaign_Room) October 14, 2018 Defensive breakdown...

Takeaways from Illinois vs. Purdue

Complete letdown of a performance on Homecoming weekend

College football bowl projections: LSU solidifies New Year's Six position, West Virginia falls out

The Tigers are making a strong case for three SEC teams to make the New Year's Six

Illini Legends, Lists and Lore: Oct. 14, 2018

On this date 57 years ago — October 14, 1961— Illini senior linebacker Tony Parrilli recorded 22 tackles.

Conversation with Johnson City (Tenn.) Press beat writer Joe Avento

Johnson City (Tenn.) Press beat writer Joe Avento breaks down Forbes' fourth team before East Tennessee State visits State Farm Center on Dec. 15.

Coaches give early thumbs up to 20-game Big Ten schedule

The consensus Thursday in Rosemont seemed to be in favor of the expanded 20-game Big Ten schedule. Even if that wasn't the first reaction from some of the league's coaches.

Beyond the arc: Ex-Illini coach Kruger to receive award

Former Illinois coach Lon Kruger will be honored with the 2019 John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching award during the 5th Annual ESPN College Basketball Awards on April 12, 2019.

Tipoff: Breaking down the best point guards in the nation

There still might be half a football season yet to play, but our college basketball writer is all in on hoops. Less than a month out from the start of the season, he's breaking down the best players in the nation. This week it's 10 of the best point guards.

Illinois Football: 5 observations from the Illini loss to Purdue

Illinois football fans need to wake up this morning, get their coffee or beer if you are hungover, and just relax about what we saw against the Purdue Boilermakers. The Illini went into the Purdue game with some expectations of winning, but the fan base was massively disappointed from about the end of the first [] Illinois Football: 5 observations from the Illini loss to Purdue - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

West Virginia vs. Iowa State score: Mountaineers turn in worst performance of 2018 in awful loss

The Mountaineers had their worst offensive showing of the season in a loss to the Cyclones

Astros vs. Red Sox ALCS: Umpire Joe West plunked on catcher's throw to second and Twitter has jokes

Veteran umpire Joe West found himself being part of the action in ALCS Game 1

UI Women's Basketball Open Practice

Fans watch as the University of Illinois women's basketball team held an open practice at the Richard T. U

Illini Volleyball

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PHOTOS: Purdue defeats Illinois 46-7

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College football scores, schedule, games today: Miami, West Virginia in tight ones; Alabama rolling

NCAA football scores, highlights and updates from Week 7 all Saturday long

Mental mistakes plague Illinois in loss

Illinois safety Sydney Brown, linebacker Del'Shawn Phillips, quarterback AJ Bush Jr. and wide reciever Dominic Stampley discuss the 46-7 Homecoming loss to Purdue.

Illinois' momentum stalled in loss to Purdue

CHAMPAIGN — Saturday was supposed to be a chance to make a statement.

Illini Report Card: vs. Purdue, Oct. 13, 2018 (Homecoming)

Bob Asmussen's grades for the Illini weren't favorable after a 46-7 blowout loss.

Asmussen | Blowout loss to Purdue puts Illini football's progress in question

Porous on defense and listless on offense, the Illini got whipped 46-7 by Purdue after taking an early lead. Now what?

Illini crumble in 46-7 loss to Purdue on Homecoming

Lovie Smith continued to express faith in his defensive scheme even after Purdue quarterback David Blough passed for 377 yards and three touchdowns.

Illini falter in blowout loss

Illinois coach Lovie Smith breaks down his team's 46-7 loss to Purdue on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Tate | Bears offer hope with fast start, while Illini sputter again

Absentee defense like Illinois displayed Saturday is a sour potion that lingers ... and numbs ... and sends the fans home early.