Recent content by bombayIllini

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    Illinois vs Nebraska, Monday, February 24th, 7:00pm CT, BTN

    NB lost at Rutgers and MD by 2/3. True. But, who plays D like us, when we are at full strength? We win.
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    From 2016-20 Iowa pulled 29, top 20 (actually mostly top 10) players out of the State of Iowa. Illinois got none from the State of Iowa (top 20). Illinois got 7/100 top 20 players from the STate of Illinois.
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    Looking ahead to 2020

    Negative? Realist. A happy bunch, just enjoying Loyalty on days when we have many important things to do. I am happy that I know my coaches, have no idea who is the Governor and have an idea who is the President. (Praying IAFB is good as their Democratic party is in organizing. But, the One...
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    Looking ahead to 2020

    Very trey on what-if. It is the past now. However, on what-if others have a upgraded pass rush. Then how well will our big-leap-forward perform, even if our O is upgraded. 3 wins IF we beat the first 3. Given that our B10 West opponents have far better recruiting classes, I just do not see us...
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Serious improvement with respect to previous IL classes or B10 West teams? Just took a quick look at 2021 IL kids. Saw a bunch for MI and MN. And a few for ND, IA, WI, etc. None for IL (and so far NW too!!!)
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    Just saying .......................................
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Michigan State, Tuesday, February 11th, 8:00pm CT, ESPN

    We need an Illinois team that plays like Maryland did at the SFC and also at their place. In both instances, they came back from 14 points down. At their place, they beat us by a point, at ours by 9. Illinois, here on out, needs to emulate that model. We have the talent (IMHO), but not the...
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    Maryland 75, Illinois 66 POSTGAME

    As much I agree with this, I am not sure it will work out. For one, it is rather late into the season. Second, not sure if we hit the wrong nerve. It worked with Dre.
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Maryland, Friday, February 7th, 7:00pm CT, FS1

    Me too. 1979. Eddie Johnson. 57-55. (y)
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    Details on Zavier Simpson’s Suspension

    Nope. It was an educational situation. Case closed.
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    The 2020 Statistical Forecasting Thread

    I did a quick check, could not find it. Does Torvik do a home vs. away or is it just vanilla, combined reporting? There is a rather pronounced difference between stats at home vs. away.