Posts Tagged Champaign

Theft steals Rose Bowl memories from Illinois football hero

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The rings and watches former Illinois football player Bill Tate received after the 1952 and ’64 Rose Bowls mean a lot to him.

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Michigan State, Trice withstand Illinois charge, 60-53

Michigan State's guard Travis Trice (20) drives around Illinois' guard Malcolm Hill (21) during an NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill., on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Michigan State won 60-53. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — When Illinois beat Michigan State just over two weeks ago, the Spartans missed 11 times at the free throw line, a 7 of 18 performance that Spartan coach Tom Izzo said cost them the game.

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