An Illinois football player arrested in what police are investigating as a possible hate crime has a previous felony conviction for cocaine possession.Champaign police say they arrested 20-year-old defensive lineman Chris Jones on Sunday on a preliminary aggravated battery charge after two men repor
There's some statistical help in filling out those NCAA basketball tournament brackets. But University of Illinois fans might not like the odds.The Illini are a No. 9 seed in the Southwest region. Later this week, they'll face off against the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a No.