"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
"It's been good for [Cronin]," Beilein said. "I see him being a high school teacher and coaching the varsity team someday. He's so bright about the game. ... What a wonderful kid to be able to handle all this adversity in his life."