Recent content by IlliniWood

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    Big Ten Tournament

    So we're heading over for Friday's games. Debating buying tickets in advance or seeing what we can get walking up or at the box office. Any thoughts / suggestions?
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (August 2018)

    A little late, but I really only want guys who want to be here. ;)
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    Wake Forest 80, Illinois 73 POSTGAME

    THIS. If the whistle was inadvertent, then why did the guy who blew it signal the offensive foul?
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    Game Thread: Illinois at Wake Forest

    they're going to call a technical on the flop
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    Pregame: Illinois at USF, Friday, September 15th, 6:00pm CT, ESPN

    I have this bad feeling that this game will be the football version of Michigan basketball booting us from the B1G tournament in their pajamas.
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    Mascot for University of Illinois?

    The thing is, very little of this is about a new physical mascot. You could put a caricature of anything on the sidelines and most wouldn't give a damn. Some Chief supporters might boo, most will just ignore it. The anti-Chief side will declare victory but won't support the University or its...
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    NIT Final Four or NCAA First Four?

    Technically the First Four is twice on Tuesday. ;)
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    Signing Day 2017

    Don't know about high school, but I just started back to school after a 13 year hiatus, and I received an invitation to attend an informational meeting for students interested in walking on. I'm assuming an out-of-shape 35-year-old would be "preferred." :chief:
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    Memorial Stadium Renovation

    This is one of the biggest problems at Illinois football games. The whole darn place should be standing when the opponent has a 3rd down (or going for a 4th down) and the game is still in question. It's like we don't have any idea on how to make an impact on the game. I secretly hope the...
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    Nebraska 31, Illinois 16 POSTGAME

    On another note, how in the world was there enough visual evidence to overturn the MSU TD towards the end of regulation against Indiana? I'm thinking to myself "How in the world can we have two extremely wrong calls regarding spot and replay in one day?" The MSU overturn didn't matter as much...
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    Memorial Stadium Renovation

    Just got an e-mail regarding the renovations... South to be completed by start of 2019 season. East to be completed in 2020.
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    Pregame: Illinois vs North Carolina, Saturday, September 10th, 6:30pm CT, BTN

    Like someone else said, this has the feelings for me of the 2011 ASU game. That was a great night. Hope to see a repeat performance.
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    Pregame: Illinois vs North Carolina, Saturday, September 10th, 6:30pm CT, BTN

    skip your son's game. He'll understand. :thumb:
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    Memorial Stadium Renovation

    Thanks for the Decatur Illini Club shout-out!
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    Josh Whitman speaking in Decatur

    Hey Loyalists! The 30th annual Decatur Illini Club corn roast is on Monday, August 15th. Our featured guest is University of Illinois AD, Josh Whitman. If you or someone you know is interested. Please visit for details. Thanks for looking!