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|Illinois Games to Watch for Wednesday Night
|HOUSTON (AP) -- Illinois' football team is in Houston today to face off against Baylor in the Texas Bowl. Baylor and Illinois haven't played each other since 1976, and the Bears won that game 34-19. The Illini are 6-and-6 heading into this evening's game, while Baylor is 7-and-5.
In college basketball action tonight, Illinois opens the Big Ten season on the road with a game against Iowa. The 23rd-ranked Illini ended non-conference play with back-to-back losses to Illinois-Chicago and Missouri. Illinois is now 10-and-3. Iowa, meanwhile, is 7-and-5 and has won four of its last five games.
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