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Illini's leading rusher, Josh Ferguson, officially ruled out vs. Iowa

If Illinois is going to improve upon its solid 4-1 start to the 2015 season, it’ll have to do so without a significant cog in its offensive machinery. 141 more words

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Knee injury sidelines Illinois forward Leron Black

Illinois will be shorthanded in its front court for the time being, as during the team’s media day Thursday head coach John Groce announced that sophomore forward Leron Black is out due to injury. 152 more words

B1G cops to 'breakdown in officiating mechanics' in Nebraska-Illini game

The Big 12 wasn’t the only conference acknowledging shoddy officiating and offering up mea culpas after Week 5.

In a press release sent out Monday, the Big Ten, to the surprise of no one, confirmed that it’s crew in the Nebraska-Illinois game Saturday screwed up, although they used the phrase “breakdown in officiating mechanics” to describe it.   318 more words

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New coaches having immediate impact at Michigan, Florida, Illinois and Houston

The rest of the 2015 season may end up showing that programs like Michigan and Florida still have some work to do before being thought of as a legitimate conference or playoff contender, but one weekend into October has helped demonstrate that new coaches are having quite the impact on the resuscitation of their respective programs. 812 more words

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Take it on the Run

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Illinois coach in emotional postgame interview: 'Golly they played well'

In a season that started with firing the team’s head coach before games actually began amid allegations of abuse, Illinois has held it together as a team, starting with a 4-1 record. 89 more words