This year’s ILLINUTGERS match up did not disappoint. The Scarlet Knights took the Fighting Illini to overtime in a game that was tight the entire way. 1,004 more words
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The Chicago Tribune ranked the Big Ten Venues for their football experience. Is it any surprise that Penn State is #1?
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1. Penn State
More than 100,000 fans descend into a cozy Pennsylvania town every home football weekend and transform it into one of the grandest parties in college sports.
Illinois Fighting Illini fan-base, and the program as a whole, was shocked at Lovie Smith’s announcement that fan-favorite wide receiver Mike Dudek suffered a season-ending injury for the third time in his collegiate career. 1,442 more words
Any time a smaller, in-state school goes against the state’s flagship university, it’s bound to be a big deal to both schools.
The same type of situation can be expected Saturday night when the Western Illinois Leatherbacks football team will travel to Champaign-Urbana to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini. 1,374 more words