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Old Nov 10, 2017, 08:58 PM   #1
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:04 PM   #2
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102-55 on 4-21 3P%

I love this juxtaposition.

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:04 PM   #3
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Nice job. Cakewalk wins should be savored. Important for a young team to build confidence.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:04 PM   #4
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Well, we gave it our best shot.

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:04 PM   #5
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That was fun. Love the style
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:05 PM   #6
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Did I just listen to an Illini blowout?
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:05 PM   #7
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102-55 on 4-21 3P%

I love this juxtaposition.
It's so amazing to see a team that can do that sort of scoring when just miserable from the 3. The offense does not rely on any one shot or way to score.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:05 PM   #8
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How refreshing not to be on the edge of my seat for a season opener!
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:06 PM   #9
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I know you're not supposed to enjoy giving a drubbing...but dammit, it feels so good.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:06 PM   #10
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Free throws. Holy crap. You can be so tough to beat if you make your free throws
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:06 PM   #11
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Please try and put into words how much better this is to watch than Groce Ball.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:06 PM   #12
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I love burying a team that you should bury. Also, 34/37 at the FT line, even B1G defenses cannot stop that!

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:07 PM   #13
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A team that can destroy someone they are supposed to ... without needing to hit 3 point shots to do it. I'm floating
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:08 PM   #14
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I guess they got the message after the EIU game. 😁

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:08 PM   #15
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Please try and put into words how much better this is to watch than Groce Ball.
Having 1989 flashbacks man.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:08 PM   #16
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Now that was fun.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:08 PM   #17
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Hey, I'm wearing a new U of I sweatshirt tonight.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:08 PM   #18
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But, but, but . . . we lost to Eastern.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:08 PM   #19
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Welcome to the Underwood era

Some nice things from the box score:

FTs: 34-37
2 pt shots: 28-42
Rebounds: +16
Assists: 17

Pretty sure we haven't seen stats like these, regardless of the opponent, in years.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:08 PM   #20
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I know you're not supposed to enjoy giving a drubbing...but dammit, it feels so good.
Not everyone gets a ribbon in real life, and dammit, you should feel good!!
I sure as he!! do
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:09 PM   #21
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We shot 34-37 from the line, rebounded well, forced 22 turnovers to our 10, and had 5 guys (almost 7) in double figures. We didnít shoot well from 3, but we got good looks so Iím sure thatíll improve.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:09 PM   #22
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The best part about this is we put up all these points and nobody looked comfortable running the offense. Imagine how good its going to be when they actually know what they are doing!

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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:09 PM   #23
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Just a much different style of play and could not be happier about that. Still a lot of work to do to get better but this could not be a better start to the BU era.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:10 PM   #24
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Please try and put into words how much better this is to watch than Groce Ball.
Groce will watch this game. Groce is a numbers guy.
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Old Nov 10, 2017, 09:10 PM   #25
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Illini win
My alma mater beats Indiana

One heckuva night

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