Recent content by Ransom Stoddard

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    Coaching Carousel

    Also known as a typical season at FSU. Apparently $20 million in private donations for the buyout. That is one impatient fanbase.
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    Eastern Michigan 34, Illinois 31 POSTGAME

    This defense couldn't handle a middle of the road (maybe) MAC team. This is the most pessimistic I've been about Illini football since about game 9 of 2011.
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    Predict the Number of TD Passes for 2019 Brandon Peters

    20. His efficiency will go down against Big Ten defenses.
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    Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 OT

    I'm game for the highlighted, FWIW. Although I'd honestly rather watch on TV with a bunch of people than sit in the rafters in a football stadium.
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    Iowa 83, Illinois 62 POSTGAME

    First, the upper half of the B1G is 7 teams, not 5. Second, one more big guy in the middle completely changes the way we can defend. Iowa had their way with us inside because of the massive size advantage they had over us. Put another body in there and it's a much different defensive scheme...
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    Iowa 83, Illinois 62 POSTGAME

    The non-con schedule had a lot to do with this. Instead of playing Stony Brook and Weber State we played Gonzaga and Iowa State. We had the 6th most difficult SOS according to KenPom We're a big man away from the upper half of the B1G and we've got a guy coming in this fall that might just...
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    There's a first time for everything.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    The benefit of having Luka Garza in the paint.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    Kipper got faked out of his jock there....
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    I've disliked a lot of Iowa players over the years, but Bohannon gets some extra spite from me.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    And of course the 3 right after I posted....
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Iowa

    For anyone who questions why Damonte is on the court, play back that last possession and how he fought for position for the rebounds.