Since the end of the Beckman era, which was deeply infused with coaching scandals and FBI involvement, into the Cubit era which virtually went unnoticed, and finally into the start of the 2016-2017 season which welcomed in Lovie Smith, Illini fans have been waiting for their football team to be great again. Not since 2011 (7-6) under the rule of Ron Zook have the Illini been able to say they’re winning.
With a new head coach Illini men’s basketball is starting their season off 7-4 which is giving their fans hope that they can have a winning season. I feel like Illini can have a great season this year if they can just finish strong at the end of their games because their three losses they have ended up within a seven point difference. But if they can finish the preseason strong and have a good conference record they will make it to the NCAA tournament.
The Illinois Fighting Illini ended their three game losing streak on Monday night, defeating the North Carolina State Wolfpack 88-74, in the Big 10/ACC challenge. Continue reading Illinois Basketball: Back On Track
The 2015-16 season starts this Friday night for the Fighting Illini men’s basketball team.
After the controversy surrounding the Tim Beckman scandal, the Illini named the interim head coach and former offensive coordinator, Bill Cubit. Continue reading Interim Illini Coach Bill Cubit