CHAMPAIGN – Penn State’s 19-4 inning to start the first half of last month’s game? No problem.
Nor was Purdue’s 19-0 round streaked between the end of the first half and the second to start the new year.
What about Northwestern’s 12-1 run in the final five minutes of the first half of last week’s game at Evanston? No problem when the answer is a 53 point effort in the second half.
The Illinois men’s basketball team showed an ability not to be disturbed by the double-digit runs of their opponents in the Big Ten game.
While not always capable of a firm response – losses to Baylor, Missouri and Rutgers stand out in this regard – more often than not, the No.14 Illini have shown confidence in their ability to return games to their favor.
Brad Underwood would like his team not to have to tap into his “come back to this game” equipment. The…
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