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Old Mar 20, 2017, 04:44 PM   #1
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 04:50 PM   #2
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We've got this. 73 - 61
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 05:02 PM   #3
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Illinois State-UCF has tipped on ESPN. Winner hosts Illini-Boise State winner on Wednesday.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 05:03 PM   #4
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Sorry if has discussed, since Underwood got hired, will he be coaching the team for the rest of the NIT or will Walker continue to be the head coach?
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 05:04 PM   #5
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I want us to be able to go into Normal and take care of business, but I wouldn't really mind if our boys got a brief trip to Disney World :P
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 05:05 PM   #6
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Sorry if has discussed, since Underwood got hired, will he be coaching the team for the rest of the NIT or will Walker continue to be the head coach?
Walker is coaching until the end. Underwood will be around, but not anywhere near the bench.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 05:48 PM   #7
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It's only the NIT, but I'm hyped, Neil Funk.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 05:51 PM   #8
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Really excited to watch Illini tonight even thoughits only the NIT... hope makes things better.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:27 PM   #9
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Also of note here in the pregame ... the #Illini are running back the gray/silver alternates from last week's first round win vs. Valpo.

Tonight's officials: Brent Hampton, Randy Heimerman and Alfred Smith. I'll be honest. Not sure I've heard of any of them. #Illini

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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:31 PM   #10
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Sorry if has discussed, since Underwood got hired, will he be coaching the team for the rest of the NIT or will Walker continue to be the head coach?
Walker til the NIT is over.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:42 PM   #11
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Illinois State-UCF has tipped on ESPN. Winner hosts Illini-Boise State winner on Wednesday.
Tie game with under 4 left!
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:48 PM   #12
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And UCF takes the lead!

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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:57 PM   #13
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So much for that.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:58 PM   #14
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Need to hit these free throws.

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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:59 PM   #15
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Go Illini!!
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 06:59 PM   #16
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Wow. Interesting ending.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:00 PM   #17
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Guess ISU didn't want to play us.

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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:00 PM   #18
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ISU goes down.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:00 PM   #19
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loool, we are getting UCF!
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:00 PM   #20
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Camera cuts away as people start throwing trash onto the court at ISU. Crazy ending.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:01 PM   #21
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I think that should've been a no-call.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:01 PM   #22
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Camera cuts away as people start throwing trash onto the court at ISU. Crazy ending.
Questionable call but what a whiny fanbase. They were crying all game.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:02 PM   #23
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Camera cuts away as people start throwing trash onto the court at ISU. Crazy ending.


Good thing Taco Bell has his safety goggles on.


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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:03 PM   #24
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loool, we are getting UCF!
Yeah. Not sure why we are playing tonight.
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Old Mar 20, 2017, 07:05 PM   #25
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What a joke. Talking about the hire on the pregame and he brings up Cuonzo Martin as a reason he wasn't sold on it. Thought he'd be better. What a terrible platform to voice your disappointment on
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