Rayvonte Rice scored 13 points and Nnanna Egwu and Joseph Bertrand added 11 apiece as Illinois got past Dartmouth, 72-65, Tuesday night at Assembly Hall.
Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch was named one of six finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday evening following a record-setting season that saw the Huskies finish 12-1.
After falling to Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Game and losing a shot at a BCS bowl game, Northern Illinois will play Utah State in the Poinsettia Bowl, the team announced Sunday.
1mDespite having his football career come to an end in August, Danny Spond was back on the field for the Irish last Saturday, serving as an honorary captain in the game against Air Force.
1mDespite playing only three games in October, the Fighting Irish finished the month 3-0 after going 3-2 in August/September. A look at the stats from each month can help see why.
1mAfter missing much of three games with an injury, Braxton Miller's name won't pop up in the discussion for the Heisman Trophy, but that doesn't mean he's not one of college football's elite players.
1mDallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo supports his former college team, Eastern Illinois University, as they continue on their record-breaking season.
1mDespite his team being embroiled in the middle of a four-game losing streak no one could have seen coming, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says the sky is not falling.
1mAfter a "disaster" of a loss to Michigan State, the Fighting Illini need to keep their heads up if they want to accomplish the still-attainable goal of reaching the postseason.
1mThe father of Nathan Scheelhaase was arrested and charged on Saturday after witnessing Illini's 42-3 loss to Michigan State. The incident happened at Memorial Stadium following an altercation in the stands.