On today’s 200 Level, Mike takes a look at the monumental task facing Illini football when they travel to Lincoln, NE. for a showdown with the (underwhelming) Cornhuskers on Saturday; a showdown where Lovie’s job may hang in the balance, but only time can tell.

At least the space mask was cool:

Lovie is living in 2050 while you suckers are stuck here in 2020

Enjoy that Rutgers win while you can, things are about to get weird.

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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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