The Daily Illini

Matchups to watch in Illinois-Wisconsin game

By Masaki Sugimoto

October 20, 2015

Wes Lunt vs. Wisconsin defense.Wes Lunt has a tall order to fill on Homecoming against the Badgers. Wisconsin's defense gives up around 11 points per game, led by linebacker Joe Schobert, who ranks second in the conference with 9.5 sacks. Freshman linebacker T.J. Edwards had 16 tackles agai...

Recruit Cliff Alexander snubs Illini, commits to Jayhawks

Five-star recruit Cliff Alexander gets ready to announce his decision at Curie High School in Chicago on Friday.

November 15, 2013

The jewel of John Groce’s eye spurned Illinois and his home state school in favor of Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks. Chicago native and Curie Metropolitan High School center Cliff Alexander verbally committed to play at Kansas in a televised announcement. Alexander was the No. 3-ranked player overal...