Tonight brings probably the most pivotal game of the season for Illini basketball, a showdown with the Hawkeyes.

On the newest The 200 Level, Mike previews metaphorical fork in the road, what it means for this team moving forward, and how it could set the stage for an exciting (or brutal) four-game Big Ten stretch.

Tip off is at 8 pm, stream the full episode here:

The Portal Giveth (05/01/22) The 200 Level with Mike Carpenter

Illinois basketball secures another big commitment, this time from the transfer portal: Terrence Shannon Jr., a 6'6" wing who can fill it up and play lock down D. Mike Carpenter reacts to the news, compares the Underwood era to Self's tenure, and digs into the delicious rivalry that's developed between the Illini and Michigan basketball programs.

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