Illinois Basketball: Fighting Illini Need Short-Term Memory All Season

Posted by Ryan Bothmann on January-14-2014 Add Comments

College basketball is a grind. Night in and night out, we see strange scores all across the country. Simply put, it is hard to win in college hoops, especially when you have to go on the road.

That is what the Illini learned from this past week.

The week started off great for Illinois. The Illini were riding a four-game winning streak, were 2-0 in Big Ten play and had just cracked the Top 25 rankings for the first time all season. Then came a trip to Madison, WI.

The Badgers were 15-0 coming into the game and ranked No. 4 in the country. They hit Illinois hard right from the start and opened up a massive first-half lead, thanks in large part to a 20-0 ru...

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