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Game Gallery: Illinois vs. Eastern Michigan

Our view “behind the lens” of Saturday’s 34-31 loss to Eastern Michigan

Brad Repplinger - The Champaign Room

Despite a game-tying catch and run by Josh Imatorbhebhe, the Fighting Illini could not hold on against the Eastern Michigan Eagles in the final minute. Chad Ryland’s 24 yard game-winning kick lifted EMU over Illinois 34-31, solidifying Illinois’ non-conference record at 2-1. Here are some of our favorite photos from Saturday’s game:

The Illini are back in action at Memorial Stadium next week Saturday night, as the Nebraska Cornhuskers visit Champaign to open up Big Ten conference play. For more on the Fighting Illini (and to see more pictures like the ones above), check us out on Facebook and Twitter!