Category: Illini

Braggin’ Rights 2017

Other the weekend another Braggin’ Rights victory went into the books making that 5 straight victories for the Illini. The annual basketball game between the University of Illinois Fighting Illinois and University of Missouri Tigers takes places over the Christmas weekend each year. It is rare for being a prolonged out of conference series, but…

Illinois vs Rutgers

Going on the road is always an interesting experience for a sports fan. This game would make the 6th different stadium that I have seen an Illinois football team play away from Champaign. The others being Soldier Field, Ross-Ade Stadium, Ohio Stadium, Camp Randall and, Memorial Stadium (Indiana). Each different stadium offers its oddities, quirks,…

Western Michigan @ Illinois

The ghosts of Illini past still exist, and this game vs Western Michigan University is a prime example. Our previous Athletic Director set up a 2 for 1 Home and Home + Neutral series against Western Michigan in the early 2000s. Here is a summary of the games: 2008 – “Neutral” Game held at Ford…