The Streak of wins against Minnesota is over. Thursday night in Minneapolis, the Frightened Illini got their clocks cleaned, 59-36. Burn the game tape.
These Gophers aren't pushovers. Led by Tubby Smith, Lawrence Westbrook and Minnesota's version of Chester Frazier, the Gophers look to take down the Illini, finally.
Rob recounts interviewing a downtrodden Marcus Landry following the Illini's big win against Bo's Badgers.
Rob McColley wonders aloud in anticipation of Saturday's matchup of the Illini and Badgers at the Assembly Hall.
Illinois, freshly minted in the AP Top 25, return home to battle Ohio State. McColley thinks it's anyone's ballgame.
Illinois played particularly well on the road for about 25 minutes against Michigan State, but choked down the stretch, misfiring yet again on an opportunity to propel itself into the Top 25.
The Illini got the better of Michigan in their second meeting in ten days thanks, in part, to the hot shooting of Demetri McCamey in the first half, and Mike Tisdale in the second.
Our Illini basketball reporter spent the holidays traveling to Ann Arbor and West Lafayette, so you didn't have to.
The blowout game was an afterthought to the reunion of the 1984 men's team.
Alex Legion is (finally) coming to an Illini game near you. But Rob isn't quite ready to annoint him "The Chosen One" just yet.
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