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Posted on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 : 10 p.m.

Michigan 45, Illinois 0: A comprehensive guide to our coverage

By Pete Cunningham


Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson takes in the crowd after the Michigan football team's 45-0 win over Illinois.

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It was rainy. It was cold. It was...perfect football weather.


Members of the Alumni Cheerleaders Association perform during the homecoming celebration.

Joseph Tobianski |

The Michigan football team played in front of an announced homecoming crowd of 110,922 people, but with a steady downpour, it was clearly far less. The Wolverines rewarded those who toughed out the conditions though with an absolutely dominant 45-0 win over Illinois.

No matter the weather, the Big House will no doubt be packed from beginning to end next week when Michigan takes on Michigan State.

But before moving onto next week, let's rehash the win that was. Denard Robinson rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns, threw for 159 yards two more and on defense Jake Ryan went off with 11 tackles, including 3.5 for loss and a 1.5 sacks.

Check out our coverage from before, during and after the game:

Post-Game Coverage

In-Game coverage

Check out the action as it happened, and find out what the reaction was in real time, from Nick Baumgardner's live blog.

Pre-Game Coverage

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Mon, Oct 15, 2012 : 2:44 p.m.

well the Blue and Yellow are happy.