There was a bit of nervousness over whether the bowl-eligible Illini would actually get to play in the postseason, but with a little bit of help from the College Football Playoff select
Justin Ellis (DT), Louisiana Tech
6'2" | 334 lbs.
48 tackles, 5.5 TFL, 1.5 sacks
LOGAN, Utah (AP) Brandon Gibson scored 20 points and Raheem Appleby hit a 3-pointer with 1:26 remaining, helping Louisiana Tech win its 10th straight game with a 51-48 victory over Utah State on
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Raheem Appleby scored 17 points, Alex Hamilton added 15 off the bench and Louisiana Tech coasted to a 76-54 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night.