Fighting Illini Struggle with Back-to-Back Losses

Posted by Frank Gasper on November-30-2009 Add Comments

The Fighting Illini started off the year 4-0. I figured they were really what people expected them to be. Then came the next two games against the Utah Utes and Bradley Braves.

Against Utah they lost on a last second shot. It was a heart-breaker for the Illini, especially since they had led by 16 at half!

I was shocked when I saw this. The score was 60-58. I just couldn't believe it.

So they lost; I figured that maybe this was just an off game for the Illini, and that they would regroup for their game against Bradley. I guess not.

Against Bradley, they lost by four. This was kind of one of those weird games where both teams were up big at a point in the game.

After trailing 29-28 at halftime, the Bra...

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