After two dominant wins against Kent State and Western Illinois, the question became whether this Illinois team was for real or if it was just taking advantage of weak competition.
Ever wish there was a football version of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge?
Well, this weekend is as close as you're going to get.
John Groce and Illinois have repeatedly lost out in recruiting battles for point guard prospects. But that losing streak ended Wednesday.
It’s been an impressive start for the Illini, 2-0 with a pair of blowout wins. They’ve outscored opponents 96-3. They’ve yet to allow a touchdown.