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Fighting Illini

Noah Eagle and Todd Blackledge detail the long and layered history of the Purdue Cannon trophy, which is awarded to the winner of the Purdue-Illinois matchup.
2023 Season Overview
Next GameNext Game 09/23/2023 3:30 PM EST
Next OpponentNext Opponent FlaAtl Florida Atlantic Owls 
Standing (Conference)Conference Rank 12th Big 10
WinsWins 1
LossesLosses 2
DrawsDraws 0
PPGPoints per Game 22
OPPGOpponent Points per Game 30.7
Head CoachHead Coach Bret Bielema
Big Ten football keeps chugging on NBC Sports and Peacock in Week 5 as conference play continues in earnest.
Vaughn Dalzell and Drew Dinsick handicap Penn State vs. Illinois and discuss why they are betting the Nittany Lions with a ‘relentless’ offense entering Week 3 on Bet the Edge.