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Old Nov 10, 2017, 05:59 PM   #1
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:06 PM   #2
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I'm ready.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:09 PM   #3
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Just signed up for BTN plus :/
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:11 PM   #4
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I don't know if this is a positive season opening omen, but last night i had an overnight in Boise, ID and our hotel van from the airport pulled up behind an SUV that had Idaho plates... "ILL1NI"! I asked the van driver to honk at them lol.
One of my flight attendants said "that doesn't say 'Illini'...that's the number 1 not an I". I said "It's an "I" and it's a "1". The "I" is "1" and the "1" is "I".

I'm so profound!

Go ILL1NI!
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:17 PM   #5
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Reliable tunein station?
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:19 PM   #6
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Reliable tunein station?
https://tunein.com/radio/Illinois-Fi...twork-s231158/
http://fightingillini.com/watch/?Live=1283&type=Live
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:24 PM   #7
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You guys will be there play by play for some of us, so don't be stingy. Go

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:26 PM   #8
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:27 PM   #9
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Streaming the volleyball game on btn plus right now to my chromecast. Really good quality. I am cautiously optimistic.

A tip for those new to btn plus...mute the sound and listen to the game on tunein radio.
you can pause which ever is ahead and sync the sound to the video.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:35 PM   #10
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You know you're old when you remember covering Frank Williams' 1st Illini game-- now you are covering his son's 1st Illini game! D'Monte!
https://twitter.com/hoijim/status/929144700862386176
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:43 PM   #11
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You know you're old ...
No sympathy from me.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:47 PM   #12
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You know you're old when you remember covering Frank Williams' 1st Illini game-- now you are covering his son's 1st Illini game! D'Monte!
[urleb]https://twitter.com/hoijim/status/929144700862386176[/url]
I remember Frank's debut: watch this guy, I told everyone, he's got Jordan-like moves. So glad sonny boy is an Illini. He sure does look like his dad. I think he's going to be a great one.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:48 PM   #13
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Will never pay for Big Ten plus. This game should be on WCIS
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:48 PM   #14
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Southern has been to NCAA tourney twice as many times as we have in last 6 years (2 to 1)
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:50 PM   #15
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Ready for the BU era to begin! Relegated to Tune-In radio, but I am aboard!

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:51 PM   #16
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Southern has been to NCAA tourney twice as many times as we have in last 6 years (2 to 1)
True, but they were bad last year.

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:51 PM   #17
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:52 PM   #18
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I remember Frank's debut
I remember Keith Richards debut.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:58 PM   #19
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Wewillwin?

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:58 PM   #20
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Trying to think of a good reason not to throw $9.95 at watching 5 games.
It is what it is. Protesting on principle won't change a thing, and you've all wasted more money on less.

I wanna watch!
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:59 PM   #21
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Halftime: Indiana State 54, Indiana 33.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 06:59 PM   #22
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Wewillwin.
FIFY

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 07:03 PM   #23
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First shot is a brick by Smith, lol.

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 07:04 PM   #24
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Alstork with a pair of FTs.

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 07:04 PM   #25
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Alstork with first regular season points. Two free throws.

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