Nebraska will play Illinois in Dublin, Ireland, to open the 2021 season, the second game in a five-game series of college football games on the Emerald Isle.
A four-touchdown lead had been whittled to three and No. 16 Michigan needed a response to Illinois' 25 straight points.
The pressure came quickly at Tanner Morgan from two Purdue rushers, with time in the second quarter ticking down toward a minute remaining and Minnesota moving into scoring range.
Nebraska heads to Illinois not only looking to win its Big Ten opener Saturday night but also shed something of an albatross.
Chad Ryland booted a 24-yard field goal as time expired to give Eastern Michigan a 34-31 win over Illinois on Saturday.
Lovie Smith understands the challenge his team will face this weekend.
The pool of elite Big Ten defensive linemen looks to be getting deeper.
A federal lawsuit filed against a former University of Illinois associate professor on Asian cultures accuses him of sexually and emotionally exploiting his Chinese students.
Illinois passed its first road test on Saturday.
Illinois hasn't won a regular-season road game outside the Big Ten since 2007, but the Illini have a good chance to snap that streak Saturday when they visit UConn.
Jeremiah Tilmon and Javon Pickett, two players who once planned to play for Illinois, helped Missouri beat the Illini 79-63 on Saturday night at the Enterprise Center.