There’s a lot of news each day. Illini Inquirer will try to make it easier to digest each weekday morning with the Daily Digest. Today, get up to speed on Illinois football’s odds at Purdue, a rush of in-state Illini football offers, Illini golf’s early test, Illini volleyball’s nonconference exclamation point and how the Illini in the NFL fared. ***** Following a heartbreaking 20-17 loss to Maryland, Illinois football (1-3, 1-1 Big Ten) opened as an 11-point underdog at Purdue for Saturday's 2:30 p.m. kickoff (BTN), according to William Hill. Purdue (2-1) opened the season with back-to-back wins against Oregon State (30-21) and at UConn (49-0) before losing 27-13 at Notre Dame last week. The Boilermakers entered the fourth quarter at South Bend down just 17-13 to the No. 12-ranked Fighting Irish. VIP: Position Grades & Five Stars from Illini’s loss to Maryland Battle for The Cannon: Illinois and Purdue compete for the Cannon Trophy, one of three rivalry games for Illinois, along with Ohio State (Illibuck) and Northwestern (Land of Lincoln Trophy). Purdue has won four of the last five meetings for the Cannon Trophy, including three straight in Champaign. The away team has won seven of the last… Read full this story
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