CHAMPAIGN — Illinois and Indiana each had double-digit leads Sunday afternoon, and none of them lasted.
Ahmad Starks' shooting struggles are hardly over. But a good game Wednesday night might signal some kind of breakout from what's turned into a season-long slump.
"It's not about coming close."
Chris Collins gave his own little spin on the old "there are no moral victories" line Wednesday night, and the Northwestern head coach has a valid point.
How the Illini fill the void left by the injured Rayvonte Rice will continue to be the season's biggest storyline.
EVANSTON — John Groce couldn't hammer it home enough.