The Illini will open the 2015 football season on Friday night.
Bring on the Big Ten Tournament.
The regular season is in the books. Bring on the postseason.
Rayvonte Rice is definitely back.
But what good does that do the Illini when the rest of the team doesn't show up?
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Illini lost a 13-point lead. And then, in all likelihood, they lost their shot at making the NCAA tournament.