There’s only one Illini basketball topic that any fan really cares to discuss right now and you know exactly what it is.
Just about every member of the Illinois basketball community has one question on their mind, and then the natural follow-up:
“Will John Groce be relieved of his duties, and if so, could it happen before the season ends?”
After that, the natural query is “who could Illinois get to replace Groce?”
ESPN college basketball analysts Dick Vitale and Seth Greenberg participated in a media conference call Wednesday, and I asked them about the current state and direction of the program.
The answers, which were way off-the-point at times, were also extremely out of touch with the feelings and moods within the base.Follow paulmbanks