Just a note to all of you young people here tonight.
In 40 years, when you are sitting by the fireside with your grandson on your knee, and he asks you "Has Illinois football always been terrible?", you can tell him about the historic Illini football season when the team made it to the Redbox Bowl.
The Lou Henson teams are one of my favorite memories from living in C-U.
The two that top the list would be
The Eddie Johnson shot to defeat MSU and Magic Johnson to make the Illini the Number One team in the country.
The Nick Anderson buzzer beater to defeat Indiana at Indiana.
Lou - legend.
It totally makes sense to do what Kofi is doing.
I could see a team wanting to draft him based on his potential alone - he will be at least a starter in the NBA sooner or later.
If the draft is not deep, I could see a team wanting Kofi instead of another player who may be better now but has a...
Pearl called for technical foul in Auburn's loss to Missouri today.
Too bad that Missouri had to be the one to beat him but you have to take what you can get.
I can't see ILL losing to Northwestern, with or without Ayo.
Beat NW gives a 12-8 and conference and a probable win in the first BTT game.
All the ingredients are still there for a seven or higher seed in the tournament.