Illinois! Kent State! NIT Madness!!

Illinois fans rush the court after the game Demetri McCamey

By Paul Schmidt

I suppose by madness, you could look at it as mad that I drove for 2 or 3 hours to cover a second round NIT game.  That certainly could be considered MAD!

Or just plain dumb, depending on your point of view.

But the fact is that I really like this group of Illinois players. I wish them nothing but success.  I want them to win. And though I’m not that emotionally invested in their success in the NIT, I still want to see them do well.

I guess, for better or worse, I’ll have the action for you here tonight, in about two minutes. Only roughly 9-10,000 tickets sold, too, so I know you’re at home in front of your laptops…

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