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2019 Schedule
5-6, 5th in MVFC
Alisha Miller
28dNick Wagoner

DL stays at Senior Bowl as fiancée gives birth

NFL prospect Khalen Saunders of Western Illinois elected to stay at the Senior Bowl after he was informed that his fiancée had gone into labor back in Chicago. She gave birth Tuesday.

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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1834dScott 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.