Recent content by Goldtop

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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (June 2019)

    Never did. He was handed nothing and tried to make a team out of it. Year two was a total rebuild, so could be considered year one all over again. And you can't build a team in one year. He stayed positive with the players he had, but is trying to recruit a balanced team that is able to play...
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    Agree. Unfortunately last year turned out just like I thought it could before the season started, that we could have a better team but still have a worse record because of the tougher schedule. It feels as though Underwood is building something here that is sustainable. Hopefully he can get...
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    Welcome to the family Kofi. We finally have a few big men who can practice against each other.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (April 2019)

    So how many open scholarships do we have this year? Somebody here knows it off the top of their head and I don't feel like looking it up right now.
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    Pregame: Illinois at Penn State, Sunday, March 10th, 11:00am CT, FS1

    But didn't we only win 2 conference games last year? 20 losses is bad, no way around that but who did we beat that were anything special in the non-conference outside of Missouri? This team isn't good, but we knew they wouldn't be at the start of the season. Need more pieces and time to...
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    Illinois 81, Northwestern 76 POSTGAME

    The must win game of this season. On to the next. Serious question. Can someone explain to me what the round about passing drill to start our offense is supposed to accomplish other than drop the shot clock to 10 seconds before we start to look at the basket?
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    Game Thread: Illinois at Wisconsin

    Common number 5
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (January 2019)

    He's protecting his man sack.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (January 2019)

    We will see what he can do here. But Underwood isn't a blank sheet of paper, he does have a track record of successful teams he has coached.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (January 2019)

    Not at all. And not trying to start anything. As I was reading through the last 6 pages I came across a couple posts that seemed to infer a hope that January comes to the beloved, and this was the first I had heard of any concern. I must have miss read. Carry On. Yay Kofi!
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (January 2019)

    Is there some legit concern that I have missed that Antwan January will back away from his verbal?
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (January 2019)

    What I love about this post, is that of your "dream team" 4 of your 5 are already here or going to be here (knock on wood).
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    Florida Atlantic 73, Illinois 71 OT POSTGAME

    I am not a fare weather fan. I am the "go down with the ship" kind of guy. And even I am feeling the need to pull away from this team so I don't feel so bad all the time.
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    Illinois 73, East Tennessee State 55 POSTGAME

    It's a life lesson. Show up late for a job interview and you wont get the job.