Illinois has everything to play for today.
The Illini can become bowl eligible with a win, which is huge because neither of their final two games will be easy. They can double their win total from 2009. They can send their seniors out with one final win at home.
But Illinois looks uninspired to me so far, and Minnesota is taking advantage. The Gophers capitalized on a short field to tie things up at 7-7.
Let's see if they can keep it up. And let's see if Illinois cranks things up a few notches.