Illinois 79, Purdue 62 POSTGAME

18-19 94% from the line I have not seen that mentioned that was great!

Really other the the AG brain fart the only thing i was frustrated with was the TOs in the first half. They played great in the second half fixing that.

What a great victory! Boiler Down!
 
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I remember a couple weeks ago thinking that if Georgi could work on his 3-pointer a little that could really be a weapon. It seems to me that he and Cockburn are working better when they are on the floor together.
Exactly - that nice bounce pass from the high post into Kofi can't get picked off if Giorgi is a threat to shoot from that spot
 
DC Area
Damonte can be frustrating but shout for the mins at the 4 that should a huge ask
 
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One game suspension at least, and a public apology to the opposing players, his teammates and fans

He is (we are) very lucky Kansas was 100 times more stupid tonight. A one game suspension & a humble real apology should be enough to let this go and let Alan move on with his growth. We will need him.
 
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Much like I did following the Wisconsin game, here's the series history regarding recent match-ups with Purdue and the last time the following events occurred:

-Defeated Purdue in football and basketball in the same season: 2015-16 (Football won in West Lafayette 48-14; Basketball won at home vs. Purdue 84-70; lost late in the season in West Lafayette 89-58)
-Defeated Purdue in football and basketball in West Lafayette in the same season: 1991-92 (Football won 41-14; Basketball won at Purdue 76-71)
-Defeated Purdue in football and swept them in basketball in the same season: 1991-92 (The two games mentioned above plus a basketball win at home about a month before the game at Purdue)
 
Rockford, IL
That made me go find this.

Man, I wish Damonte had about half the offensive confidence and skill that his dad had.

Thanks for posting that. Great memories. Frank was a magician. Truly spectacular. Still have my #30 jersey.
 
Chicago, IL
Thanks for posting that. Great memories. Frank was a magician. Truly spectacular. Still have my #30 jersey.
Special team. I don't think anyone has broken Bradford's consecutive games with a three pointer streak yet and it's been like 20 years.
 
Champaign
ESPN did us dirty. Obviously had to show the Griffin play but the only other play they showed from the game was the Kofi midrange J instead of the two hand alley-oop And 1 monster man jam that he threw down. What a miss for a highlight.
 
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For the LOVE of all that is delicious and fruitful and good....it is spelled G I O R G I !!!!!
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If you are doing it on purpose to be funny....it's just not funny. If you are doing it out of ignorance of the actual spelling....here you go. If you are doing it to annoy other posters...go away.
If you are doing it because you are not paying attention....pay attention. He deserves it. He is a wonderful ambassador to our university and so much fun to watch.
 
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For the LOVE of all that is delicious and fruitful and good....it is spelled G I O R G I !!!!!
G
I
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R
G
I

If you are doing it on purpose to be funny....it's just not funny. If you are doing it out of ignorance of the actual spelling....here you go. If you are doing it to annoy other posters...go away.
If you are doing it because you are not paying attention....pay attention. He deserves it. He is a wonderful ambassador to our university and so much fun to watch.
“Put some respect on my name”
 
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For the LOVE of all that is delicious and fruitful and good....it is spelled G I O R G I !!!!!
G
I
O
R
G
I

If you are doing it on purpose to be funny....it's just not funny. If you are doing it out of ignorance of the actual spelling....here you go. If you are doing it to annoy other posters...go away.
If you are doing it because you are not paying attention....pay attention. He deserves it. He is a wonderful ambassador to our university and so much fun to watch.

Now we're all going to misspell Dzhorrdzhi Benasshvanilli's name wrong, just to annoy you...
 
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Slow down, I think your track record in based upon Okie State. But, I don't disagree that Underwood is a good coach. He has been working to adapt. he made mistakes. But I'm in his corner. Seems more like his new emphasis of Trent as the primary ball handler has created more offense.
No. At SFA:

Season one started 3-2
Season two started 1-3
Season three started 2-3
It seems like about half his losses at SFA were in the first month, AND it was the same at OSU.
 
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That made me go find this.

Man, I wish Damonte had about half the offensive confidence and skill that his dad had.

Hard to live up to your Mom or Dad, especially in the public eye. Examples abound. He does have the skills to be more offensive. Seems as though he's decided to be the glue guy. He's a lockdown defender and an excellent rebounder. I just wish he'd slash to the basket when he gets the ball.
 
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Now we're all going to misspell Dzhorrdzhi Benasshvanilli's name wrong, just to annoy you...

Ok. Whatever entertains you.

"BA Michigan 1988"

Signature checks out.
 
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i dont think anybody realizes the pain thats coming for AG, im sure he will have a rough face to face meeting with BU, im sure a call from dad wont be pleasent either. But i believe the worst punishment he got was watching his teammates not need him
 
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Just finished the game on Tivo. Wow --- what a road victory!!!! Don't think I'll bother reading all 10 pages on here. I do think it's going to impact the "optimism" on this board, however, when we start predicting the outcome of the Michigan game. ILL..........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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That made me go find this.

Man, I wish Damonte had about half the offensive confidence and skill that his dad had.

That video was superb! Thanks for sharing. I guess that was the year we suffered AZ defeat in the Elite 8. Outstanding game by both teams. Arizona just hit some crazy long distance shots in the last 2-3 minutes.
 
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Damn that was fun. Sat next to a family with a Purdue freshman who grew up cheering for the Illini and had on his orange and blue. My grumpy 15yo was smiling and high fiving all night. Got choked up twice screaming I-L-L. Just damn fun.
 
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I am so happy that Coach U has changed his game plan, both offensively and defensively. It is not easy to admit one needs to change.

I sincerely respect the coach for that. I am behind you 100% now. And the team is winning big time; better % shooting, better defense.

Congratulations to both the team and Coach U. Well done.
 
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How is he down? He isn't a victim. He needs to hear this kind of stuff, he's been acting like a punk a lot. He needs to change his ways before this gets him suspended/booted from the team, or worse.
We glorify full brawls in hockey yet this makes him a punk? Hmm
 
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Damn. Had to turn it off to coach some 1st and 2nd grade girls hoops. I didnt not expect to see this score when I got out of practice.

What you are doing sir, is WAAAY more important than any Illini game will ever be!

Remember that! 💯
 
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