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  1. illini62707

    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Phifer, glad to have you on board
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    MB33, i agree, thought Samba should have played more last year.
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    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    Why Sambas left i don't know. Is he's looking at playing time this year and the possibility of a guy like Kalbrener (whatever his name is) possibly coming next year? Everybody wants to play that i know. Regardless of players getting better with a year experience i don't want to see GB playing...
  4. illini62707

    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    I don't like this. We need front court depth. One reason the team wasn't very good last year was the lack of size in the post. Kofi, changes that, however, what if he were to get hurt? What if he's in foul trouble a lot? If GB is the biggest guy on the court for extended minutes again this...
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    FBI College Basketball Corruption Investigation

    Considering what came out Kansas, Arizona, and LSU should come out quickly. Wait a minute, what organization is investigating this? Never mind
  6. illini62707

    NBA / Illini in the Pros Thread

    Westbrook, will have no motivation to go to the Bulls
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    NBA / Illini in the Pros Thread

    It is horrible to watch, when in half court 4 guys play while 6 watch.
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    FBI College Basketball Corruption Investigation

    It's obvious the NCAA doesn't want to do their job, too much money at stake. Something i find bothersome if i think about it, because i would like to see a level playing field for all schools. But since i like college football and bb i go along with the charade each year. The corrupt NCAA are...
  9. illini62707

    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    What kills me is folks who can't see the best shooter on the team shot 40% last season, but a guy who shot 30 is going to jump 8-13% with the line 16in. farther back. Let me know when your book comes out.
  10. illini62707

    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    Underwood, wanting Jones to shoot from 38-43% from 3 next year. Me too, but ain't gonna happen. Frazier, led team at 40% and Ayo at 35. Line going back 16 inches, sorry.
  11. illini62707

    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (June 2019)

    Cockburn, should see major minutes i assume this year with GB at the 4. When Kofi is out my choice would be , Kane. The staff is tasked with getting Kofi/Kane to be able to play with GB on the floor.
  12. illini62707

    Illinois Football Recruiting Thread

    Anybody heard anything on the Michigan QB
  13. illini62707

    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    The new line was used in the NIT tourney. The %'s were 2-3 points lower than the average. That is obviously a limited example. I don't think this will open up the game as intended, but we shall see.
  14. illini62707

    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    I hav watched the NBA and there is a lot of isolation in the game or 2 on 2 and 3 guys watching and waiting for a kick. Of course. there's more but i'm not going to bore everybody here. And i certainly don't dispute the ball handling and shooting in the NBA is unmatched. But these guys are the...
  15. illini62707

    Illini Basketball 2019-2020

    Don't like the proposed rule in regard to the 3 pt. line. Don't have the Illinois 3 pt. stats in front of me, but moving line back another 16 inches is significant. Couple coaches on the committee said this would open the game up more. Open the lanes up to the basket. I don't want the college...
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    Pregame: Illinois at Ohio State, Thursday, February 14th, 6:00pm CT, ESPN2

    Hope all the press isn't going to Geoges head. I'm sure OHIO STwill be well aware of it .
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    2019 NBA Draft

    ESPN putting out new mock draft sometime after Louisville game tonight on the tube
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    B1G Next Year

    Wisconsin losing Happ will be huge. They also lose Iverson. Their bench doesn't contribute a lot although that will change with 2 spots open. Illinois, should be able to go toe to toe with Wis. Purdue, losing Edwards would be big. He scores around 20 a game and attracts a lot of attention. I...
  19. illini62707

    Game Thread: Illinois vs Rutgers

    Boy are they playing soft. Nobody put a body on their man if they even find their man on boards
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    Football Coaching Staff / Coaching Carousel Thread

    You know it's not like Butkus left for some so so program or a good one for that matter. He went to the Green Bay Packers. Maybe at this time in his life he was intrigued by another go in the NFL. I don't know. Hiring his son i don't think is a good decision on or off the field. Whitman, is the...
  21. illini62707

    Illinois 79, Michigan State 74 POSTGAME

    Can't believe there are so many posts about, Dakich. Who cares what Dakich thinks.
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    Illinois 71, Nebraska 64 POSTGAME

    These guys still have some doubt when it comes to finishing games. That's why we saw the all the missed free throws. They tightened up. The misses had nothing to do with technique or rhythm or repetition. Samba, cannot receive a red shirt at this point.
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    2019 NBA Draft

    All first round picks in the NBA receive 2 year guaranteed contract.
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    NCAA hammers Mizzou on academic fraud case

    NCAA is an absolute joke. No integrity. That committee that came up for suggestions on how to improve college athletics needed to look no further than the NCAA itself.
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    Minnesota 86, Illinois 75 POSTGAME

    Williams plays with no confidence on the offensive end. I believe he can be much more of a threat out there. Don't know if he thinks that.