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One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths

One botched punt sends Spartans, Wolverines on divergent paths

By Dan Escalona

October 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

The full spectrum of human emotion could be seen in the final 10 seconds of Michigan State’s surreal victory over rival Michigan this weekend.On one side was the pure ecstasy of Michigan State as Spartans’ players jumped into the stands to celebrate an improbable win. On the opposite end, you saw th...

Big Ten football power rankings: Week 6

By The Daily Illini Football Staff

October 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

Tweet: The di_sports football staff ranks the Big Ten after Week 6. Where do the #Illini rank? By The Daily Illini Football Staff1. Ohio State (Last week: 1) — Urban Meyer isn’t afraid to use both of his talented quarterbacks in the Buckeyes’ 49-28 win over Maryland. Cardale Jones started dri...

Wildcats’ stout defense ready to stifle Big Ten West

Wildcats’ stout defense ready to stifle Big Ten West

By Dan Escalona

October 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

On a nippy Chicago fall afternoon, the ferocious defense of the Northwestern Wildcats forced the Minnesota Golden Gophers into the meat grinder that Ryan Field has become.The 27-0 win over the Gophers was Northwestern’s second shutout of the season.That dominant performance is another exploit of a...

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