Champaign: Whitman mum on Illini basketball
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Minnesota is going to wins at Rutgers to go to 6-6. Rutgers played hard and well again, just no offense whatsoever.
I want to see an academic study of male pattern baldness among Division I basketball coaches and in the general population.
Wisconsin led Northwestern 19-12 during the first half. At halftime NW leads 31-22. NW went on a 19-3 run over the last 8 minutes to close the first half, at Wisconsin.
NW having one of its NCAA-lock games. Really good, smart play tonight. Up 10 with 1 minute left.
Obviously a huge win for the Wildcats. McIntosh with some clutch baskets. He is also money and Joe Crispin like at the foul line. Major upset, as who ever wins in the Kohl Center but the Badgers.
Sanjay Lumpkin threw one down at the end, and I think that may have been the cause of some Wisconsin staff jawing at Collins in the handshake line.
Seemed like a little bit of cry baby to me. NW has to be psyched to get back on track and win at the Kohl Center.
Still ahead of Indiana.
So just to review the past week:
Illini beat NW on the road NW then beats Badgers on the road.While Illini looses to PSU at home.
I have to wonder what the odds might have been for that Trifecta to actually take place.
9.Penn State Nittany Lions (14-12, 6-7) Last Ranking: 13, RPI: 67, KenPom: 80 – If not for two heartbreaking losses to Indiana and a home loss to Rutgers, Penn State would be an NCAA team. They have beaten two ranked teams at home (Minnesota and Maryland) and have been generally dangerous. If Pat Chambers is given another year he could have this team in the top half of the league next season as young as they are. If they beat Nebraska, Ohio state, and Iowa in their last five they get a .500 league finish, which would be huge.
I love the look of Purdue's arena. It has a Christians-Lions at the colosseum vibe to it.
I would like to not draw Purdue in the B1G tournament. No answer for Haas/Biggie- and that's no slight intended on Mike and Julian.
Fire Chris Collins.
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