Illinois athletic director Mike Thomas is getting a raise.
Illinois and Kansas will square off. In football.
When the casual observer sees that Illinois offensive coordinator Bill Cubit was rewarded with a raise and contract extension Wednesday, the first thought might have been, "Why?"
Tim Beckman will remain the head coach of the Fighting Illini.
The Fighting Illini might be able to exact a little revenge on North Carolina for their loss to the Tar Heels in the 2005 National Championship game.