I am fully prepared for the downvote into Bolivia, but here goes. We choked, plain and simple. The game was ours, and we let them have it. They didn't take it, we gave it.
"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."