Recent content by NEIlliniFan

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    Illinois 94, UT Rio Grande Valley 85 Postgame

    Not at all. Your hypothetical is just that, hypothetical. Everyone gets to fill in their point of view and get their desired answer. From a productivity point of view, it has a very limited benefit. Antigua's not here. Neither is Gentry. Theorizing about their impact on the current team...
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    Conference Realignment

    I watched another video re B1G & Realignment in which Texas was referred to as "the turd in every conference's punch bowl they've been in". Always insist on unequal/special treatment which leads to issues
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    Conference Realignment

    Is The Big Ten About to Raid The Pac-12 in Conference Realignment? This 18+ minute podcast by Tom Orr of Morning Scoop where he is talking with Nevada Buck re: - AAU significance, - what 4 Pac-12 schools are talking with B1G - when TX and OK approached B1G re membership - Kevin Warren...
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    Conference Realignment

    I don't care, one way or the other. I merely provided links for others' perusal. And pointed out the SEC isn't listed in the second link. No more, no less
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    Conference Realignment

    Well, there's a lot more we as lay people don't know re research funding than we do know. That being said, here's what can be found easily: https://btaa.org/research $10 billion/year is by far the most in the country...
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    Coaching Carousel

    Exactly. Candidate A: Age-43 (estimate) Prior AC experience (oldest to most recent) - - 1 season Mountain West Conference - 3 seasons Missouri Valley Conference - 2 seasons Horizon League Candidate B: Age - 35 Prior AC experience - - 7 seasons Big 12 - 2 seasons ACC (associate...
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    Iowa’s Bohannon physically assaulted

    Because your 7-year-old nephew is probably smarter than Bohannon and definitely more mature???
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    Coaching Carousel

    How do we know it's not hand delivering Gentry to his new job
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    Coaching Carousel

    Oh, there can be 'shortcuts' taken but that's the exception rather than the rule.
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    Coaching Carousel

    I worked in HR for the State of Connecticut for 10 years. What happens there: Different jobs & job titles have differing hiring requirements. A 'Senior Management' position, such as the one for which Lovie was hired, wouldn't have a posting requirement. Positions like AC or AHC would...
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    Illinois Hoops Recruiting Thread (Week of May 1st, 2021)

    That was really quite selfish of them. Don't they know we need our gif?:D
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    Coaching Carousel

    Not when it comes to funding and the ability to pay coaches, assistant coaches, staff, etc. Best quote I read on The Boneyard about Illinois and salaries - "If Illinois is paying ACs $1M+, we're screwed."
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    Coaching Carousel

    Re Kimani- UConn isn't in a P5 conference. Their MBB says he's making $325k. Chicken feed
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    Coaching Carousel

    Maybe the fact that their women's team came within a bucket of winning a National Championship in Barnes' 5th season had the administration looking at Miller's performance through a different lense.