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 Best in the West? (10/03/22) The 200 Level with Mike Carpenter

Whether it's in the form of a question or a statement, it's not outrageous to include Illinois in the conversation for "Best in the West". Mike Carpenter reflects on the dominant win at Wisconsin, a favorable matchup against Iowa, and why the run this Illini football team is on looks and feels different than previous streaks.

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