March is wide open for Illini basketball fans. For example, they won't have to worry about a post-season.
John Groce mixed it up at Penn State, starting freshmen Kendrick Nunn and Malcolm Hill.
When I was a kid, we had to walk a mile in the snow uphill both ways. But at least Illinois didn't suck at basketball.
Rule 1: Don't blame the fans.
Character & fitness. These are the qualities.
Kendrick Nunn, Malcolm Hill & Maverick Morgan: Your table is ready.
Michigan State's Spartans are in town tonight. Most everybody seems to think they'll beat Illinois. Most everybody.
Purdue beat up the Illini last night, and despite the NCAA regulations against agressiveness, and they allowed the Boilers to get away with it.
Wisconsin beat the shit out of Illinois.
The Illini defense stymied Penn State Saturday afternoon. In the meantime, a lot of old people reminisced about being young.
You know who was sitting on the couch, typing a summary of Illini basketball while the fireworks went off?
Rob McColley, that's who.
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