Chester Frazier Archive

Know Thy Opponent: Illinois Fighting Illini

  • Alex Bozich 01/10/2009 9:30 am  

Expected to be a middle of the pack team in the Big Ten, Bruce Weber’s Illinois club is off to a 13-2 start and owns the most impressive conference win to-date: A 71-67 upset at Purdue in overtime. A big ...

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Hope for the best; brace for the slow

  • Eamonn Brennan 02/07/2008 12:50 pm  

Despite what most people will tell you, Indiana-Illinois has always been a rivalry, at least to some extent. That whole familiarity-breeds-contempt thing? I’m pretty familiar with Illinois fans; Illinois fans were pretty familiar with Bob Knight. The rivalry here is ...