The alma mater of Andy Bernard, Cornell, can't get to Champaign fast enough for the Illinois Fighting Illini. The Fighting 'Nard Dogs, actually they're called the Cornell Big Red, with some bear looking thing as their logo/mascot I think?, will get the Illini to re-focus quickly after that UGLY loss to the UNLV Runnin' Rebels at their alleged home away from home, the United … [Read more...] about Illini Need Thorough Beatdown of Cornell to Regroup Quickly
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UNLV Running Rebs Nationally Relevant Again?
Last March two college basketball documentaries premiered to remind us college basketball nuts how the game was changed in the early '90s. Both focused on powerhouse programs that fell from grace since then, but today seem to be trending backward. The ESPN film focusing on the Michigan Wolverines Fab 5 may have gotten all the hype and controversy, but the HBO doc on the UNLV … [Read more...] about UNLV Running Rebs Nationally Relevant Again?
Illini Really Having Trouble Winning at the United Center
This used to be the Illini playground. It used to be their second home. Overall, Illinois is 32-11 all-time at the United Center, but that statistic seems disconnected from reality on a day like today when the Illini offense was so ugly it was an insult to college basketball. With the 64-48 loss to unranked UNLV, the #19 Illini dropped their third straight game at the UC, … [Read more...] about Illini Really Having Trouble Winning at the United Center