By Paul Schmidt No no, seriously everyone. Come back in from the ledge. It's nice inside. We've got refreshments and cookies! Punch and pie too. Much like the resilient emperor penguin, you have persevered, Illini Nation. Finally, the team has rewarded you. … [Read more...] about Exhale Illini Nation: We Should Be Dancing
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Illinois or Northwestern: Who Choked Worse?
By Paul M. Banks Regarding college basketball in the state of Illinois, it is the worst of times. And it's again the worst of times. We may get zero teams in the NCAA tournament. And it's all over from the Wisconsin border to the edge of the state that neighbors Kentucky. SIU was on the national stage for much of the 2000s, today they're irrelevant. DePaul has been a joke … [Read more...] about Illinois or Northwestern: Who Choked Worse?