2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
5-6, 5th in MVFC
Illinois returns block punt for TD (0:39)
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AP FCS All-America Team

Defending national champion and top-ranked James Madison placed three players on The Associated Press FCS All-America first team, more than any other school.

A trick play and a little luck gets Western Illinois on the board (0:33)
Western Illinois knocks down last chance to earn the upset (0:48)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

It wouldn't surprise me to see Illinois block a punt today. Came close on the first two. I sat in on special teams meeting this week and coaches felt Western Illinois' Nathan Knuffman is vulnerable after having two punts blocked last week.

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WIU's Veloz to give bone marrow for transplant

A Western Illinois University linebacker soon will give an infant suffering from a rare immune disorder a precious gift in the game of life -- a bone marrow transplant.

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1803dScott Powers

College basketball: State of the state

Illinois college basketball has seen some dark years in the last decade.The state didn’t place a single team in the NCAA tournament in three of the last six seasons.