Recent content by EllderIlliniFan

  1. EllderIlliniFan

    Illinois at Wisconsin, Monday, February 18th, 7:00pm CT, FS1

    Not only our starters but 9 or 10 deep. Part of our success is keeping everyone as fresh as possible playing intense defense. Also if you are not getting it done, you sit. The defense requires everyone to do their job. One weak link and it breaks down for easy layups. Also very discouraging...
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    Illinois at Wisconsin, Monday, February 18th, 7:00pm CT, FS1

    I totally agree that everyone is discounting how good Illinois is. The Illini have demonstrated for the last 6 games that they can (and will) beat anybody. They have done it with defense. 1. It is much less likely to have an off night if your strength is defense versus offense. 2. The defense...
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    Illinois 99, Rutgers 94 OT POSTGAME

    You left out Kipper. WHEN he hits his potential watch out. Everyone will be as surprised by his performance as they have been Giorgi's. If the Illini miracle happens (Win out) Kipper will be a factor.
  4. EllderIlliniFan

    2/9 Weekend Games

    For the last 3 minutes!!!
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    2/9 Weekend Games

    Is this the same Iowa team that rolled over Illinois?
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Rutgers, Saturday, February 9th, 3:00pm CT, BTN

    We will have a difficult time if they are able to play slow and our shooting goes cold. We will not generate much offense. We will foul and they will score from the FT line. Also if they out rebound us it will be doubly bad when our shooting goes cold. If we cannot speed up their play we will...
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    Illinois 79, Michigan State 74 POSTGAME

    He does not have much experience losing 3 games in a row. Has not had to practice being gracious in defeat.
  8. EllderIlliniFan

    2019 NBA Draft

    Does the NBA draft based on potential for guards? I assume they do that more for big men. If they draft based on potential does a freshman have to be as good as a sophomore? Or a sophomore as good as a junior? The logic being the junior has logged two additional years in which he has...
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    2/3 Games

    21-2 run by Purdue erased that.
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    2/3 Games

    Minnesota up 13 on Purdue middle of second half at Purdue
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Michigan State, Tuesday, February 5th, 6:00pm CT, ESPN2

    If they win it will be based first on Defense and reasonable shooting and rebounding which does not let MSU back in the game.
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    Illinois 71, Nebraska 64 POSTGAME

    They do not seem to have a routine at the free throw line. It looks like they think being casual about it is the way to go. Need to have a set routine that you go thru every time whether it is the first minute of the game or the deciding free throw of the game. Similar to putting for us old...
  13. EllderIlliniFan

    Illinois 71, Nebraska 64 POSTGAME

    9-23 Free Throws :devilish: Nebraska 21 offensive rebounds Win by 7 Wow
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Nebraska

    The reffing is not very consistent.