In perhaps the first weather-related effect of the expansion of Big Ten Country, a snowstorm in the Northeast has postponed a Big Ten basketball game.
Michigan running back Justice Hayes won't be a Michigan running back much longer.
The Illini looked as if they might have been ready to energize the defensive side of the ball.
But it's not happening.
Indiana lost in a pretty big way Sunday afternoon, but it didn't have much of an adverse effect on its placement in this week's AP poll.
The Illini's defense has not performed well in each of the past two seasons, with the front seven particular torn up by opposing running backs.