Illinois Basketball: What Fighting Illini Need to Do to Get Back into Big Dance

Posted by Ryan Curi on January-21-2014 Add Comments

With a 13-6 overall record, including a 2-4 clip in the Big Ten, Illinois has gone from NCAA Tournament lock to bubble team on the outside looking in less than a two week span. After starting out 2-0 in league play, with wins over Indiana and Penn State, the Illini dropped a pair of road battles at Wisconsin and Northwestern, before most recently losing home contests to Purdue and Michigan State.

Last year's Illini squad entered the NCAA Tournament as a seventh seed, despite only compiling an 8-10 conference record. Last year's Fighting Illini...

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