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 (!)

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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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