What’s pre-Big Ten Illini basketball going to look like? We got a pretty good idea yesterday with the announcement of a non-conference MTE (“Multi-team Event) hosted in Champaign:

To celebrate, Mike explores the options on today’s episode of The 200 Level, including prospective teams and dates. Carp also dives into a little bit of Illini Football, whose season kicks off in just over two weeks (!)

Stream it all here:

A frustrating 30 minutes are followed by a dominant final 10, as Illini basketball beats Nebraska 72-56. Ride the roller coaster with Mike Carpenter as Illinois, trailing 50-48, go on a 24-6 run to win their 7th out of 8. With Iowa looming on Saturday, Brad Underwood's team has an opportunity to create some space in the top 4 of the Big Ten.

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