The Illini run defense has been allowing big days all season long. And despite playing a struggling rushing team in Purdue on Saturday, that certainly didn't change.
The Illini try to boost their record to 4-2 on Saturday with an 11 a.m. matchup against Purdue in Champaign.
Wes Lunt has been cleared to play for the Illini this weekend vs. Purdue.
Each week, CSN's Vinnie Duber takes a look at the full Big Ten schedule with game-by-game capsules.
The Class of 2015 has already been a good one for John Groce and the Illini.
And despite a pair of high-profile near-misses, it could wind up being a bonanza.