CHAMPAIGN Illinois and Purdue provided exactly the kind of game that could have been expected in a match-up of Leaders Division basement dwellers not much of one.
After last year's 8-3 finish, Cary-Grove coach Brad Seaburg began a search for a fullback to fill a void in his flex-bone triple option offense.
CHAMPAIGN Illinois head coach Tim Beckmans weekly press conferences are always focused on the future the immediate future. On Monday, however, the discussion turned to more distant concerns.
By Jeremy Mikula
ROSEMONT Every coach seems giddy at the beginning of a new season.
Illinois coach John Groce says hes having a blast, even at practice.