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BLOOMINGTON | As soon as beleaguered Illinois finally caught a break, a huge run by Indiana snatched the momentum right back.
CHAMPAIGN | Connor Cook struggled so badly against Purdue last week that Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio admitted he thought about benching the sophomore quarterback.
CHAMPAIGN | Illinois defensive coordinator Tim Banks says he's never been around a team that has as much trouble creating turnovers as his Illini.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Melvin Gordon rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 25 Wisconsin to a 56-32 rout of Illinois on Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | One of the biggest concerns for Illinois on Saturday night against No. 25 Wisconsin is the size of the Badgers' offensive line.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Heading into its second bye week of the season, Illinois finds itself staring at three serious defensive problems and a Big Ten schedule that doesn't relent.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | A season ago, Illinois spent nine long weeks looking for its third win. That Illini team never really came close, finishing 2-10.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | Next weekend at Nebraska, Illinois will run into a bunch of firsts that could tell the Illini whether this year's 2-1 team is better than last year's that started with the same record.
CHICAGO | Coming off a big win, Illinois really had a chance to open some eyes.
CHAMAPIGN, Ill. | Coming off a 2-10 season, expectations around the Big Ten are low for Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | No one can blame Illinois players and coaches for wanting to get back to football as soon as possible.
CHICAGO | Illinois lost its last nine games last year, including a 50-14 loss at Northwestern to conclude the dismal 2-10 season.
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