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Illini field goal sinks Penn State, 16-14

”That was a (long) kick and you could really see the wind take it.”Reisner’s game-winner finished off the seven-play, 54-yard drive that backup european Reilly O’Toole led Illinois on.They made for two of the least likely heroes for a team fighting to take the pressure off coach Tim Beckman – the kicker on an Illinois team (5-6, 2-5 Big Ten) that almost never tries field goals, and the backup quarterback who seldom plays unless the starter is hurt. 199 more words

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A look at Illinois Football and Basketball on The Score Sunday

The Score Sunday discusses Illinois Football and Basketball with Illini inisider Kedric Prince.  Find out the impact QC Elite AAU basketball has had on the area.  90 more words


114 Points Is What I Consider A Statement

I watched the game live. I replayed the game, twice.  I watched the highlights, maybe 50 bigillion times.  It was the most fun I’ve had watching the Illini play basketball since the Maui Invitational.   316 more words

Iowa batters Illinois with run game, 30-14

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) _ Running back Mark Weisman ran for 134 yards and Iowa battered Illinois with 587 yards of offense Saturday in a 30-1 win. 118 more words


Welcome to Illini Times!

My friends think I’m nuts.  My go to username growing up was “crazillinifn”…pretty much sums it up.  I know far too much about recruits, I try to drink as much Starbucks as I can to mirror John Groce, and my neighbors down the street can hear me when the Illini are on TV.   39 more words

Wil Spencer aka "The comeback kid” : another NCAA Fairy Tale

Every Sunday I look at ITF Main Draws to spot some random WildCard or Qualifier with a nice story behind.

Last week I was so glad to see the living legend Julio Peralta playing again in a Main Draw: I rate him as one of the smartest players I have ever watched. 337 more words