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    Illinois vs Wisconsin, Saturday, October 19th, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Difficult to answer that question. Score can be influenced by number of situational factors e.g. opponent turn-overs, how soon the opponent plays their second and third team. Often time the game is not as close as the final score indicates. Wisconsin is averaged 42 points a game and holding...
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    Illinois vs Wisconsin, Saturday, October 19th, 11:00am CT, BTN

    Lovie needs our help. Can you imagine how difficult it is to think of something different to say at the post-game press conference after every loss. Please contribute to the list. :) :) We Have to Learn to Stop the Run We Have to Learn to Cover their Receivers You have to Play to Win the...
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    Michigan 42, Illinois 25 POSTGAME

    How many drives of at least 75 yards do we have this year? How many of our touchdowns have been the result of opposition turn-overs?
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Michigan

    What is the Illinois record for total number of punts in a game?
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Michigan

    "crap through a goose." SMH
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Michigan, Saturday, October 12th, 11:00am CT, ABC

    Black Dog Smoke & Ale House is an interesting restaurant. 1) Get there when they first open so you do not have to wait. 2) Go play golf on the Orange course 3) as suggested above Golden Harbor dinner. 4) Check scores on BigTen Wrap up. :)
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Michigan, Saturday, October 12th, 11:00am CT, ABC

    My father took me to see my first Illini game when I was 9. We played Michigan. According to my father I asked him "why are the Michigan players so much bigger than the Illini?"
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    Minnesota 40, Illinois 17 POSTGAME

    Does not sound like one should expect much improvement over the next six games??????
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    Minnesota 40, Illinois 17 POSTGAME

    Did not realize the tackling was quite as bad as it was.
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    Minnesota 40, Illinois 17 POSTGAME

    "Dark Days are Upon Us, Beware the Dementors."
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Michigan, Saturday, October 12th, 11:00am CT, ABC

    "We will work tirelessly in building the football program to compete for Big Ten and national championships, and be a source of pride for Fighting Illini fans across the nation," Beckman said in a news release ahead of a news conference. (2011) "It's pretty simple," Smith said Monday at his...
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    Minnesota 40, Illinois 17 POSTGAME

    Is it the the coaching or the recruiting? It seems to be that the players we have on the field are not as strong, quick, or fast as the teams we play. Would this team have had a better record with a different head coach? If ha coach has not put a competitive team on the field in 4 years...