Film Session: The Illini’s run

  • 03/17/2014 7:48 am in

In Thursday’s opening round loss to the Illini in the Big Ten Tournament, a strong start to the second half saw the Hoosiers up five at 38-33 with 12:33 to go. But some turnovers and missed shots during a 14-2 Illinois run over about the next four minutes of game time sunk their chances for victory.

We’ll take a look at what Indiana was allowing the Illini to do offensively during their run in the final edition of the Film Session for the 2013-2014 season:

With Indiana still up five, Nnanna Egwu is able to track down a rebound in the corner off a Kendrick Nunn miss. He throws it back up top to Rayvonte Rice:


Rice swings to Tracy Abrams. Egwu comes up to set a ball screen for him:


Will Sheehey plays the screen by going over the top. But Abrams takes it the other way and has a step on him. This leaves Devin Davis to defend Abrams:


Abrams brings it into the lane on Davis:


He’s able to get his body into him to draw contact and hit the shot as he’s fouled:



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  • CreamandCrimson

    I’m in favor of one of the ITH writers completely making up some kind of positive story (if they can find an actual positive story to post, all the better but I kind of doubt it!) to make us all feel at least a tiny bit better about things. It’s been a rough stretch!

  • Gregory Spera

    Yeah, love these film sessions, but just REALLY not in the mood, right now, to watch clips of the Illini running through us for easy baskets.

  • Myself

    Why post this.. Please stop the bleeding