Recent content by JFGsCoffeeMug

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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread

    Yeah, I remember the consensus around here was that either we had no true "insiders" on the board or our staff was terrible at evaluating where they actually stood with recruits. For the sake of the program, I was hoping it was the former, but it seems pretty clear now it was actually the latter.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (May 2020)

    It has been confusing for everyone. The original deadline set by the NCAA was June 3rd. But then the NBA announced they would be postponing the draft and combine, so the NCAA responded by saying the deadline to withdraw and maintain college eligibility would be extended and re-set based upon the...
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    Patrick Ewing Tests Positive for Covid 19

    For the uninitiated.
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    Illini Basketball 2020-2021

    Quick, someone remind Kofi that we still have a shelter-in-place order in Illinois. Best to stay put for a while. ;)
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    Illini Basketball 2020-2021

    Illinois has found a way to sell season tickets to potentially fan-less games.
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    Illini Basketball 2020-2021

    I'm having a hard time seeing how this can be anything other than good news for us. :unsure: :)
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    Transfers Thread

    Apparently, all signs point to Michigan. :(
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Is that a recommitment from Collier? :unsure:
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    Illini Basketball 2020-2021

    Lots of hype. Lots of hope that it would be a watershed moment for recruiting and for establishing a Chicago pipeline. But I think most people were aware that his highlights were very one note. At the minimum, there was a belief that he could be our Sean May. Some called him "Baby Shaq" during...
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    Transfers Thread

    That doesn't sound particularly promising.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (May 2020)

    Things really haven't worked out for him.