Will Leitch talks Illini Basketball as we've reached the Braggin' Rights game.
Deadspin founder and UIUC graduate Will Leitch is back to kick off the upcoming season of Illini men's basketball with a thorough power ranking of this year's roster.
Illinois lost its second consecutive game by a double-digit margin on Monday, and set some inauspicious history in doing so.
Illinois was great against Iowa, but not when it counted.
If it weren't for the win, the Illini would owe apologies to all those who watched Wednesday's clash with Austin Peay.
Inexperience and a few poor decisions kept Illinois from finishing off a brilliant comeback against Maryland.
Tommy and Will are back ahead of tonight's Wake Forest game.
Illinois won out the holiday weekend, but tougher battles await.
Mark Smith has been a do-everything guy for Illinois is his first 4 games.
Brad Underwood's charges picked up two wins on the weekend, but what can they tell us about how good the team really is?
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