It took some late game heroics from Ayo Dosunmu and was too close for comfort against Ohio, but the Illini basketball team remained undefeated and opened this week with a #5 ranking ahead of Wednesday’s showdown with Baylor (#2). If that wasn’t crazy enough, this is wild:
It’s a big week. On the latest episode of The 200 Level, Mike takes a look at last week’s MTE and previews the road ahead, which looks pretty daunting.
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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad (06/01/23) – The 200 Level with Mike Carpenter: A Fighting Illini Fan Podcast
Terrence Shannon Jr. and Coleman Hawkins announce their return to Illinois, while Ray J Dennis commits to Baylor. Mike Carpenter reacts to an overall very good 24 hours for Brad Underwood, and how TSJ and Hawkins change the complexion of next year's team. Next up: finding someone . . . ANYONE . . . to play point guard for an otherwise stacked roster.
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