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:

It Was a Good Day (10/25/21) The 200 Level with Mike Carpenter

Mike Carpenter recaps a Saturday for the books, as Illinois football pulled off an upset at #7 Penn State and the basketball team welcomed fans back to the State Farm Center. He discusses the importance of Bielema's team getting a signature win in his first year, along with the possibility of making a bowl game. Also, the basketball team impresses with their depth, length and athleticism.

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