Recent content by mg93

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    Arizona 83, Illinois 79 Postgame

    The no call on Kofi’s shot at 2:05 that led to the 3-1 break was simply atrocious. Obviously we had our chances after that to come back, but that was what I felt sealed the game. Kofi being such a dominating presence doesn’t mean that fouls suddenly aren’t fouls.
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    Game Thread: Illinois vs Kansas State

    He came in and did exactly what we needed him to do - a spark and quick points. I think he’ll be most effective in short bursts, especially with his defense. He should be ready to go out and do the same in the 2nd and get us this W!
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    Illini Basketball 2021-2022

    I’m obviously no insider, so I can’t pretend to know exactly what’s going on behind the scenes, but my guess is a combination of: 1. Lack of a true leader/pecking order - I think some of the older guys are deferring too much to the young stars. Too much standing around waiting for Kofi and Belo...
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    Illini Basketball 2021-2022

    I've got so many thoughts that I've gotta get some of em out, so here goes: This team has so much potential which is what has made these last couple games so excruciatingly painful. A leader has to emerge, and I agree with some other posters on here that it has to be super senior Trent. He...
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    Ohio State 87, Illinois 81 Postgame

    I’d really like to see Grandison start next game. He is a big body who hits 3s, gets rebounds, and had two beautiful feeds to Kofi tonight. In my head, the idea of Miller coming off the bench and running the second unit with Giorgi, Hawkins, and Belo seems like it’d be chaotic at times but...