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The 7/10 game in the East Region tips on Friday afternoon at 4:40 p.m. in Austin, where the Colorado Buffaloes will take on the Illinois Fighting Illini in what could be one of the more competitive games on the second round docket in the NCAA Tournament.
The recent realignment of a few teams in college football has set up divisions in two major conferences for the first time in their history. The addition of Nebraska to the Big Ten gives the conference 12 teams, which have …
The 2011 NFL draft is a little more than a week away with first round action getting underway on Thursday night, April 28 live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The second and third rounds will be …
Illinois will look for a little revenge against Ohio State as the teams meet on Tuesday night. The Buckeyes won both regular season contests last season against Illinois, winning 74-58 at Illinois and 64-58 in Columbus and Ohio State has won the last five meetings between the two teams overall. The Illini lead the all-time series 100-64 over Ohio State, and Illinois leads 59-23 in games played at Champaign. The Buckeyes, however, carry a five-game winning streak over the Illini into Tuesday night’s game.
The unbeaten and 12th ranked Penn State Nittany Lions finally face a test this Saturday night as they host 22nd ranked Illinois in a nationally televised game on ABC. The Nittany Lions have been impressive so far this season but haven’t played anyone. They should find out something this week as Illinois and quarterback Juice Williams come to town. Williams has the potential to make big plays but he also makes mistakes.
One of the best games of the opening college football weekend should be in St. Louis as Illinois plays Missouri on Saturday night. Last season the Tigers defeated Illinois 40-34 in the season opener. The Tigers were one win away from the BCS title game last season while the Illini played in the Rose Bowl.