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    Looking ahead to 2021-2022

    I think that flying illini style of a roster loaded with athletic 6’6” to 6’8” wings and maybe 1-2 smaller point guard with great ball handling skills and 1 versatile big man gives any team unbelievable options. Alabama this year is a testament to this and I would not mind if we followed that model.
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    Loyola Chicago 71, Illinois 58 Postgame

    Considering the (visible) lack of in-game adjustments, does anyone think it’s possible we simply didn’t really prep for this game? I’m quite removed from this level of basketball and have no real idea how coaches scout and prep for opponents BUT I can easily imagine a scenario where a nervous...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (March 2021)

    Illinois offered... This is some insane athleticism.
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (March 2021)

    Where is this from?
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    NCAA Tournament

    Agree with Bilas.
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    NCAA Tournament

    Would love to see the higher seeds continue to fall throughout the tournament.. then I can internally justify this entire post season as an anomaly
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    Looking ahead to 2021-2022

    Current (barring unusual circumstances) guaranteed pieces for next year: - Curbelo - Adam Miller - Grandison - Giorgi - Hawkins - Goode (new) - Melendez (new) - BBV - Hamlin - Lieb Maybe: - Hutch (hopeful) - Kofi (doubtful) considering how things can go on the transfer market and remaining...
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    NCAA Tournament

    *worse
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Loyola Chicago

    This is a disaster
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (March 2021)

    Can’t keep them smaller than 20”
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    3/19 Games

    While I do agree with the first part, I still think the big ten having a good showing ultimately makes winning the big ten tournament a more valuable accomplishment
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    3/19 Games

    Come on Ohio State don’t embarrass the B1G
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    3/19 Games

    Weird thing to say in a basketball game but it’s true
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Drexel

    F*** I have butterflies like I’m 15 year old freshman playing my first game in front of a crowd.