Recent content by SampsonRelpenk

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    Pregame: Illinois vs Michigan State, Tuesday, February 11th, 8:00pm CT, ESPN

    I love it. I try to stop in for a Squint every time I'm in Champaign.
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Michigan State, Tuesday, February 11th, 8:00pm CT, ESPN

    The Esquire, downtown. Big place, reasonably priced, good food. And if you're like me and can't resist sad-sack dives, cross the street and do a shot of Evan Williams at Brass Rail before you head out.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Maryland

    Yeah, you gotta be strategic, but I hate auto-sitting your zone-busting guard there. Trent has earned some trust at this point.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Maryland

    I expect to do a lot of nervous crouching the next two hours.
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Shontrail Key to Arizona. What went wrong there?
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    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    The push into Indiana is underway.
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    Illinois 59, Minnesota 51 POSTGAME

    It makes sense, but Andres Feliz is going to go down amongst the most underrated Illini ever. It would have been great to have him all four years, but we're lucky to get two.
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    Pregame: Illinois vs Minnesota, Thursday, January 30th, 6:30pm CT, FS1

    Our uniform set this year is just šŸ”„
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    I think OSU this year is 2012-13 Illinois. Big start, big swoon, then a recovery to comfortably make the tourney.
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    Game Thread: Illinois at Michigan

    They're not hitting any threes, we're getting nothing inside. What's gonna give?
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    Game Thread: Illinois at Michigan

    Yep. We're making contested perimeter shots, but that's not sustainable.
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    Game Thread: Illinois at Michigan

    Don't like how this is shaping up for us, but still hoping for a nice surprise.
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    The metric-bashing on here during our win streak has been slightly ridiculous, but this I just don't understand.
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    2020-2021 Team Makeup

    Praying OA will sign another contract. A huge salary bump, "Associate Head Coach" title, and whatever else it takes.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (January 2020)

    I mean "fluke" as in the program landing the signature has never and will probably never sign top ranked players like that regularly.