Exhale Illini Nation: We Should Be Dancing

By Paul Schmidt

No no, seriously everyone.  Come back in from the ledge.  It’s nice inside.  We’ve got refreshments and cookies!  Punch and pie too.

Much like the resilient emperor penguin, you have persevered, Illini Nation.  Finally, the team has rewarded you. [Read more…]

Illinois Moves Self Squarely Onto Bubble

By Paul Schmidt

It was an opportunity to end a fringe bubble team’s season.

It was an opportunity to keep themselves squarely in the field.

Now, it seems that the Illini just might be fighting for their lives. [Read more…]