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Nathan Knuffman's 20-yard field goal with two seconds left lifted Western Illinois over Southern Illinois 37-36 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.
De'Angelo Henderson ran for 165 yards and two touchdowns and Coastal Carolina won its home opener 34-27 over Western Illinois on Saturday.
Fifteen days after the Tim Beckman era abruptly ended at Illinois, the Bill Cubit era is off to an excellent start.
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.
Lance Lenoir caught a touchdown pass and sparkled on punt and kickoff returns to help the Leathernecks beat Eastern Illinois 33-5 in a season-opener Thursday night.
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.
Western Illinois upends Indiana State 34-20
Sumner, South Dakota State rout W. Illinois 59-24
Western Illinois pushes past South Dakota 44-29
Northern Iowa eases past Western Illinois 27-13
Roberson, Illinois St. rally past W Illinois 37-34
Western Illinois tops Youngstown State 30-24
North Dakota State beats Western Illinois 17-10
Southern Illinois downs Western Illinois, 34-17
Northwestern RB Solomon Vault scored two touchdowns in the Wildcats' 24-7 win against Western Illinois.
Northwestern beats Western Illinois 24-7